Of all pets, I think dogs are the ones you have to worry about the most. When you go out, they will roam around the house and eat up anything possible. I’ve even had my dog take a whole cantaloupe off the counter and come home to her crunching down on the outer shell, with just a few bites left! But let’s get one topic… can dogs eat apples?
The answer is YES, but let’s break it down a bit further, because there are some apple parts dogs should NOT be eating.
can-dogs-eat.com has the following to say about dogs eating apples:
Dogs can eat apples. You can chop them, peel them, or core them. Just make sure that your dog does not eat the seeds or the stems since they may be toxic in large amounts. Feeding a whole apple is not a good idea for this reason. The rest of the apple is safe for dogs to eat.
For further discussion on the topic, Dogster has a whole forum where the person asked the question “My dog grabbed my apple out of my hand and ate it. Should I be concerned. Is fruit good for dogs??? Helpcry“. Several comments went on to notify the person that it was alright for her dog to eat apples.
So there you have it! Yes, dogs can eat apples, but not the seeds. This also applies to all fruits with seeds, do not give them to dogs.