Avoid Letting Your Dog Eat Ginger Nut Biscuits

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It’s tempting to give your dog a bit of ginger nut biscuits as a treat but we would avoid this when possible. Plain ginger nut biscuits don’t usually contain any ingredients that are considered toxic to dogs. A simple recipe may consist of ginger, butter, sugar, egg, syrup, and flour.

The main concern with ginger nut biscuits is the amount of sugar they contain. Dogs that eat much sugar can potentially suffer from digestive upsets. According to PetMD, large sugar intake may also other cause other problems in dogs, such as the development of cavities.

Your dog may also suffer from weight gain issues if they are allowed to eat treats like ginger nut biscuits on a regular basis. A tiny piece here and there is unlikely to cause a problem but there are plenty of healthier alternatives you can let your dog snack on. Aside from ginger nut biscuits, there are other human foods that may also pose a health threat to dogs. Visit our human foods for dog database to find out.


  • Helen | 19/04/2022

    I have a 12 year old female staffi and she loves q ginger biscuit as a treat xx

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