Can Dogs Eat Daikon Radish? When it is or isn’t an Emergency

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Dogs can eat daikon radish as an occasional treat although a lot of dogs may not like the taste of this radish to begin with. Daikon radish contain important nutrients like potassium and vitamin C. It also contains a decent amount of fiber.

It’s not good, however, for dogs to eat many pieces of daikon radish. Doing so may cause health issues like diarrhea and stomach upsets. When you give a dog a daikon radish, please make sure to serve it plain. The radish should also be cut into smaller pieces so that it’s easier for dogs to chew and digest.

In Asia, daikon is used in many types of dishes that may incorporate ingredients that aren’t healthy for dogs. For example, one popular daikon recipe is to have the radish pickled. Such foods should never be given to dogs as the salt and vinegar content is bad for them.

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