How much honey can I give my dog? Most dogs can tolerate and benefit from 1 teaspoon of honey per day. The following are guidelines according to the weight of your dog: Small dogs (under 10 lbs) can have ¼ teaspoon per day. Medium dogs (10-20 lbs) can have ½ teaspoon per day.
What are the benefits of honey for dogs?
- Raw honey provides allergy relief to dogs.
- Raw honey soothes symptoms of kennel cough.
- Raw honey helps heal dogs’ burns, scrapes, and cuts.
- Raw honey reduces gastrointestinal upset in dogs.
- Honey lends an energy boost to dogs.
Can I give my dog honey everyday? Since honey for dogs isn’t a staple, Wuellner says it’s important to not overdo it. “A dog typically shouldn’t consume more than a teaspoon of honey a day, but that amount can be less based on the size, breed, and age of your dog. Avoid giving them too much and causing digestive upset.”
What kind of honey can I give my dog? Yes, dogs can eat raw honey. If you’re going to feed your dog honey, stick with raw, local honey or Manuka honey. Avoid supermarket honey that was processed using heat and/or includes low-quality ingredients like high-fructose corn syrup.