Yes and no! Yes, if the salmon is fully cooked. No, if it’s not! Salmon is rich in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids that boost the immune system. Salmon also helps dogs maintain a healthy coat and improves joint and brain health. However, raw or undercooked salmon can contain a microorganism that’s especially dangerous for dogs. In fact, it’s so threatening, it has its own diagnosis—Salmon Poisoning Disease.
To find out how to serve your dog cooked salmon, check out “Can My Dog Eat Cooked Salmon?” To learn more about the dangers of raw salmon, read “Can My Dog Eat Raw Salmon?” Keep in mind: we offer a collection of articles on foods that are healthy or dangerous for dogs to eat, covering everything from grains, fruits, and vegetables.
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