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Is it safe if dogs eat roasted chestnuts?

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Is it safe for dogs to eat roasted chestnuts?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Sally G. replied 7 years ago.

Chestnuts are on the non toxic list of plants so they should be okay, however eating many of them can cause stomach upset . Nuts in general are fatty which can cause a dog to get pancreatitis.

Here is the non toxic plant list; http://www.sniksnak.com/plants.html

Toxic plant listing http://www.sniksnak.com/plants-toxic.html

Horse chestnuts can cause a problem though. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Horse-chestnut_800.jpg

Regular chestnuts http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut