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Can Dogs Eat Pineapple Safely?

A juicy pineapple is a nice treat for you on a sunny day.

But is it okay for dogs? 

Find out here.

Can dogs get sick from pineapple?

Yes. In large amounts, it may cause digestive issues.

Healthy benefits of pineapple to your dog

  • Pineapples are fiber-rich and help improve digestion. 
  • They contain bromelain, which aids in fighting inflammation.
  • Pineapples are 82% water and a great source of hydration.
  • They make great antioxidants.

Selecting the best pineapple for your dog 

  • Select a weightier pineapple as it has more flesh.
  • Ensure also that the fruit is free from dark spots. 
  • The best pineapple has a fruity sweet smell at the end of the stem.

Does pineapple juice stop dogs from eating poop?

There is no scientific proof to back this up.

Can dogs eat pineapple skin?

No. Pineapple skin is hard and spiky; hence can easily choke your dog.

Can dogs drink pineapple juice?

Yes. Dogs can drink fresh pineapple juice in moderation. 

Is dried pineapple bad for dogs?

Dried pineapple has a high sugar concentration per portion, which may cause some health issues.

Can dogs eat pineapple cake?

Yes, but in small quantities, as it may cause tummy issues if consumed in large quantities.

Can dogs eat pineapple popsicles?

Yes, as long as they are devoid of any additives and preservatives.

Can dogs eat pineapple pizza?

Yes. Since it’s made with pineapple flesh, a small piece of pizza is okay for dogs.

How much pineapple juice do you give a dog?

Since it’s high in sugar, You should only give it in minimal quantities.


If given in moderation, pineapples are safe for dogs and have many health benefits that your dog can tap from.

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Michael Brady

Michael is an animal-lover who specializes in marketing. He started running Dog Food Care with his mother, Sarah, after leaving his office job. Michael gained enough flexibility in his schedule to be able to adopt a dog of his own and welcomed Emmie the dachshund into his home in 2020.