Can Dogs Eat Mayonnaise and Mustard Safely?

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No, you should avoid feeding your dog any human foods that include mayonnaise and mustard. Mayonnaise isn’t toxic for dogs but mustard could introduce unwanted health problems, especially if a dog consumes it in large amounts. Mayonnaise shouldn’t cause much harm if the dog licks a very small amount of it. However, it can introduce problems like gastrointestinal upsets if a dog eats a large amount of it because mayonnaise has a high fat content.

Mustard and mayonnaise are a combination used in a lot of food dishes so there’s always a possibility of a dog accidentally eating them if the dog owner isn’t careful. We would suggest paying close attention to your dog if he accidentally licks a combination of both condiments. It’s likely for a dog to start exhibiting symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea. In such cases, calling a vet may be necessary to alleviate the symptoms.

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