Can Dogs Eat Nutella? (The Risks!)

No, dogs cannot eat Nutella.

Nutella contains ingredients that aren’t pet or dog-friendly.

To make matters worse, Nutella contains sugar, cocoa, milk, and hazelnut, which are all problematic components in a dog’s diet. Vomiting, increased heart rate, internal bleeding, agitation, and seizures can all be caused by it if consumed in excessive amounts by a dog.

Can Nutella kill a dog?

While in small amounts, Nutella isn’t likely to kill a dog, it is still not something that should be fed to them.

What happens if a dog licks Nutella?

If a dog should happen to lick Nutella, they’ll likely be okay. Of course, the dog’s parents should make sure that the dog has not consumed an excessive amount of it because sugar can cause diabetes in dogs.

What are good substitutes for Nutella?

While there are other hazelnut spreads on the market, it is best that a dog not have any one of them. Nutella is the most popular hazelnut spread, so it’s easiest to substitute something similar to it if you already have some in your pantry.

How much Nutella will hurt a dog?

If a dog consumes a small amount of Nutella (one tablespoon or less), there is no need for concern. However, the more Nutella the dog eats, the more likely symptoms will occur.

What to do if my dog ate Nutella?

If your dog has consumed more than one tablespoon of Nutella, it’s best to contact your veterinarian immediately.

What are the symptoms of Nutella poisoning in dogs?

Symptoms can include any or all of the following: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased heart rate, agitation, tremors, seizures.