- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
Maybe. But we don’t recommend it. While oranges are a great source of vitamin C and other nutrients, oranges are not an essential part of the canine diet. Orange juice is rich in natural sugar, and it’s highly acidic. Dogs should avoid sugar generally, and the acidic content of orange juice can eat away tooth enamel over time.
Keep in mind: the only thing your dog needs to stay hydrated is water.
If your dog has enjoyed a little orange juice, there’s nothing to worry about. If your dog has binged on a jug of orange juice, she may have a tummy ache for a few hours. Otherwise, it’s best to keep your orange juice to yourself.
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We offer a collection of articles on foods that are safe, dangerous or even toxic for dogs to eat, including vegetables, dairy, bread, and junk food. There is a wide variety of “human food” that is healthy for your dog to eat, while others are considered toxic and dangerous. Check out which fruits and veg are good for your dog here and which spices and seasonings are ok to give to your furry little buddy here. We’ve created these articles to ensure you’re informed on feeding your dog a wonderfully varied diet while learning the limitations of a dog’s sensitive digestive system.