Can Dogs Eat Nerds?



Sweet, sour, crunchy, gummy, and yummy Nerds is the best candy that you can bring everywhere, it is fun to share with family and friends but how about with your lovely pets, Can Dogs Eat Nerds? Keep reading to find out!!

Nerds candy has often two flavors in one box it is commonly ranging from extremely sweet to extremely sour. Some flavors of nerds are the following:

  • Strawberry and Grape (pink and purple)
  • Wild Cherry and Watermelon (orange or red and green)
  • Double Dipped Lemonade-Wild Cherry and Apple-Watermelon (red and yellow)
  • Sour-Lightning Lemon and Amped Apple (yellow and light green)
  • Surf ‘n Turf- Totally Tropical Punch and Road Rash Raspberry (red and blue)
  • Wildberry and Peach (blue and orange)
  • Watermelon and Punch and Wildberry (green and blue)
  • Mango Chile and Guava (yellow and pink)
  • “Hot and Cool” Nerds (cinnamon and wintergreen flavored)

Nerds also has different types:

  • Nerds Candy
  • Big Chewy Nerds
  • Nerds Rope
  • Gummy Clusters Nerds

Can Dogs Eat Nerds?

Dogs should not eat nerds or any type of candy and chewing gums. Although nerds are not toxic for dogs it primarily consists of sugar and lots of sugar is not healthy for dogs, sugar can make your dog obese, diabetic, and can cause tartar build-up or other dental problems.

A small number of nerds candy won’t make your dog sick however a large amount of it can develop health problems like an increase in blood pressure, pancreatitis, obesity, and dental problem so it’s not recommended to give your lovely dog any number of it.

What Should I Do If My Dog Eat Nerds?

If your dog ate a large number of nerds and he vomits, having diarrhea, or loss of appetite you should call your vet or bring him immediately to the nearest vet hospital/clinic to address the problem properly.

You can check our article about “10 Human Foods that are Good for Dogs” and “5 Human Foods that are Bad for Dogs“.

Butler Oh
Butler Oh
Butler Oh is a long time dog lover. Dogs are always part of her family since she was young and she grows up as a loving and caring fur parent. She has been part of our team here at ohmylovelypets since 2019 and has provided a lot of great research and information about dogs.


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