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IS watercress bad or poison for dogs ( shih tzu)

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my shih tzu is always begging for watercress. i gave him once and he threw it up. Should i continue to keep it from hm or is it ok to give it to him
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Vicky Lamb replied 11 years ago.
I haven't been able to find that watercress is toxic to dogs. However, the mere fact that he vomited it up would make me decide NOT to give it to him. It is possible it is irritating to his stomach. So, even though he likes it, I wouldn't give him any.