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Can Dogs Have Nutmeg? Health Risks of Nutmeg for Dogs

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: May 11, 2022 • 1 min read

Nutmeg is a flavorful, nutty spice from the seed of the nutmeg tree (Myristica fragrans), and while it’s a popular flavoring in baked goods like pastries and pumpkin pie, it is not safe for dogs in large quantities and can have toxic effects. Read on to learn why dogs cannot have nutmeg.