Maybe not. Vanilla extract and imitation vanilla have a high alcohol content that is toxic to your dog. Dogs can’t break down alcohol in their system, and your dog is at risk for alcohol poisoning if he consumes too much. If you find an alcohol-free vanilla that uses vegetable glycerin, this is safe for your dog.
Symptoms to Watch For
What to look for if your dog has eaten too much vanilla:
- Problems coordinating movement
- Problems breathing
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.