Maybe. Canned peas are safe for dogs to eat; however, avoid brands of canned peas that are high in sodium. Dogs that eat foods that are high in sodium can become quickly dehydrated and are at risk for salt poisoning in extreme cases. Peas are not recommended for dogs with kidney issues as they contain purines that can further aggravate the kidneys.
Symptoms to Watch For
If your dog frequently eats canned peas that are high in sodium, watch for these symptoms:
- Excessive thirst
- Increased urination
- Loss of appetite
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.