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Can dogs eat cherries?

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There is no health benefit or concern with feeding a dog cherries. However, the pit should be removed, along with stems and leaves. Cherries provide no major health concerns to a canine, but they may cause an upset stomach or diarrhea.

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The general rule of thumb is to only feed your canine dog food and not supplement with any food that is meant for human consumption. Cherries are not a source of food that a dog would seek out in the wild and eat. Given that there are no real health benefits and some possible digestive discomfort for dogs, it is not recommended to feed a dog cherries.

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