Maybe not. If your dog has simply licked a little bacon grease off the floor, he’ll be okay. However, bacon grease is too rich, fatty, and salty to feed your dog, and should be avoided. If your dog consumes too much bacon grease, your dog is at risk for pancreatitis which impacts her ability to digest food and absorb nutrients.
Symptoms to Watch For
What to look for if your dog has eaten a large amount of bacon grease or eats it frequently:
- Loss of appetite
- Lethargy or weakness
For More Information
We’ve got tons of articles about which foods are safe or dangerous for your dog, from common snacks to fruits. You might also be interested in “Can My Dog Eat Bacon?” or “Can My Dog Eat Raw Bacon?” or “Can My Dog Eat Pork?”
The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.