Can Dogs Eat Cool Ranch Doritos? When it is or isn’t an Emergency

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You should avoid letting your dog eat any processed chips like Cool Ranch Doritos. This also applies to any other flavors of Doritos. These chips are likely to contain ingredients that are either toxic to dogs or unhealthy when consumed in large amounts.

If you check the ingredient label of Cool Ranch Doritos, you may notice a number of ingredients that aren’t considered healthy for dogs. These ingredients include: onion powder, garlic powder, buttermilk, cheddar cheese, and spice.

Onion and garlic powder is considered toxic to dogs due to the presence of a compound that affects the red blood cells. Dogs that eat too many foods containing onion or garlic may suffer from serious health conditions like anemia.

Ingredients like buttermilk and cheddar cheese aren’t toxic to dogs but ingesting a large amount may cause issues like stomach upsets. Dogs aren’t known for having a high level of tolerance to lactose so processed foods like Cool Ranch Doritos isn’t exactly healthy for dogs.


  • Luna B | 19/01/2022

    My dog ate 1 cool ranch Dorito that had been on the pantry floor for a while. She ate it before I could stop her. Should I be worried?

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