Dogs Eating Onions Is Dangerous! Here’s Why

Onions are a favorite ingredient in many dishes and are found in most kitchens. However, does their presence in so many homes and in so much human food present a risk to our pets? Can dogs eat onions?

Can Dogs Eat Onions..and Why Not?

No, the scientific evidence is clear that dogs cannot eat onions. They contain a variety of organosulfur compounds including Di-propyl-disulfide (N-propyl disulphide) and allyl propylisulfide which are all highly toxic to dogs.

What Sort of Onions Are Toxic to Dogs?

Onion, garlic, leek, and chive are the allium species most often implicated in dog poisonings.

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