- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
Maybe. Persimmons are safe for your dog to eat and are full of vitamins C and A. However, the seeds and pit can cause intestinal blockage leading to various digestive problems. The seeds and pit aren’t toxic, and they must be removed if you feed your dog a persimmon. In addition, dogs that eat too many persimmons may have diarrhoea.
Symptoms to Watch For
If your dog has eaten the seeds or pit of a persimmon, watch for these symptoms:
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
For More Information
We’ve got so many articles that tell you about the foods that are safe, dangerous or even toxic for dogs to eat. There is a huge 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 friend 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.