Can Dogs Eat Honey Mustard Safely?

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No, you should avoid feeding your dog any products that are mustard-based including honey mustard. The seeds that are used to make mustard are considered bad for dogs because they contain compounds that can disrupt your dog’s stomach and intestinal tract. Dogs that accidentally eat mustard may start to exhibit symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea. Honey might be beneficial for dogs in small quantities but the fact that it is mixed with mustard makes it a dangerous condiment for our furry pals.

We use honey mustard as a dressing for many dishes including salads so there’s always a possibility for dogs to accidentally eat the condiment. We suggest never leaving your dog alone next to any dishes that contain mustard-based sauces. The jars containing the honey mustard should also be kept out of the dog’s reach.

Honey mustard is part of a large list of human foods that dogs should not be given. You can check out our pet food database to see a list of over 100 human foods that dogs can and cannot eat.

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