Can Dogs Eat Wasabi?Can Dogs Eat Wasabi


According to some sources, wasabi is a member of the Brassicaceae family. This type of family includes cabbage, horseradish, and mustard. Since the common knowledge of the people is that vegetables which are part of the cabbage family are good for dogs. But does this really apply all the time?

Dogs and their Appetite

There are two types of people when it comes to eating; those who have control of their appetite and those who eat whatever is in display even though they don’t know what it is. According to people who have tasted wasabi actually had an upset stomach, were barely able to breathe, and almost threw up. Imagine if this happens to your dog when you let them eat wasabi in large amounts, don’t you think they’d feel worse than what humans feel? Besides, humans have higher tolerance with food unlike animals.

If you really want to try to make the dog eat wasabi, you can do so of course. However, you must put in little amount of it so to not disturb the digestive function of  their system. Besides, there are still nutrients that are found in wasabi that would help in the growth and development for your dogs. If you want to know more about which food, vegetables or not, could help your dogs be in great shape then you could ask a veterinarian. However if your budget doesn’t permit you to do so then ask a friend who is knowledgeable about these things or just do research on the internet. Besides, the internet these days has the answer to almost every question. If you are just resourceful enough then you would be able to know more about your dog.