Can Dogs Eat Acai (Bowls, Sorbet & Smoothie)?

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A few years ago, I had a friend who was obsessed with acai bowls. One day they told me that they were going to get one for their dog and I was skeptical about how it would taste.

They claimed that the acai bowl tasted just like strawberries and cream so I decided to try it myself. To my surprise, the acaí bowl did not taste anything like strawberries and cream; instead, there were berries mixed in with some sort of fruit juice.

The whole experience left me wondering if dogs could eat these types of bowls at all! This blog post is dedicated to answering this question: can dogs eat acai and acai bowls?

Can Dogs Eat Acai?

Yes, dogs can acai berries because they are not known to cause any harm to dogs. Some people claim they have seen their dogs eat them without any distress or discomfort.

The fruit tastes strongly enough that a dog would not need to eat very many before having a negative gastrointestinal response if their gastrointestinal system was not able to deal with it.

So one can stay safe by trying small amounts at first and working up from there if the ingredient seems okay for their pet.

In other words, it’s possible that some dogs will be able to eat acai berries but you should always monitor closely for signs of stomach trouble because ingesting too many of these exotic fruits.

Can Dogs Eat Acai Bowls?

No, giving a dog an entire bowl may cause poisoning. A few berries are usually okay as occasional treats, but not as a meal replacement.

The Acai has some potential toxicity to dogs as it contains some theobromine which has been associated with chocolate poisoning of dogs.

Remember that even small size pets can make themselves very sick if they eat something toxic to them!

The good news is that there are a lot of natural human foods just perfect for our canine companions – do your research and consult your vet before offering anything new or unusual, but you might be surprised at what’s already on their menu!

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