You need to find out what the ingredients are and look for red flags. Cocoa, Xylitol an artificial sweetener aka E, and macadamia nuts are all used in processed foods and all can be toxic to dogs. The good news is that Nutella is usually safe for dogs to eat. In fact, if you look at the list of ingredients in Nutella, cocoa comes quite a long way down the list.
Nutella is a spreadable paste made with sugar, cocoa, milk, and hazelnut. These ingredients are all unnecessary and potentially dangerous additions to your dogs diet. Simply put, any food that contains cocoa chocolate should not be given to your dog. One of the ingredients used to make Nutella is cocoa.
If your dog ate Nutella in big quantities for its body weight, you should bring them to the nearest clinic because this spread can be very harmful to dogs in large amounts. It is not recommended to feed Nutella to dogs , but if your dog happened to lick some from a tablespoon, they should be fine. Look out for vomiting and diarrhea , because these are usually the symptoms of an upset stomach, but if your dog has pre-existing medical conditions they could also be the symptoms of a more serious disease like pancreatitis.
Nutella has become a staple in almost every household and is enjoyed by kids and adults alike. Just like humans, dogs are also tempted to taste this hazelnut spread that can be paired with a wide variety of foods and snacks. A simple answer to this question would be yes; it is. Even though Nutella is marketed as a delicious chocolate paste, you may be surprised to learn that the primary ingredients that are used to prepare it are sugar and palm oil.