Maybe. Red bell peppers are healthy for dogs and contain high levels of vitamins A, C, E, and lots of antioxidants. While red bell peppers boost your dog’s immune system and reduce inflammation, spicy red peppers are not recommended for your dog.
Capsaicin is found in red chili peppers and acts as an irritant to dogs. Dogs that eat more than a few pieces of these spicy peppers can experience mild to severe digestive issues.
Symptoms to Watch For
If your dog eats a spicy red pepper, watch for these symptoms:
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