Maybe. Pork must be thoroughly cooked without any seasonings or additives before you offer your dog this meat. While pork is high in protein, it’s also a rich meat that may cause indigestion. Avoid giving your dog ground pork that’s processed with onion or garlic powder. These spices are toxic and can damage your dog’s red blood cells.
In addition, undercooked pork puts your dog at risk for trichinosis, a parasite infection that leads to gastrointestinal illness.
Symptoms to Watch For
If your dog eats pork with garlic or onion powder, watch for these symptoms:
- Pale gums
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.