Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?

It’s Saturday night and after a busy day of walkies and playing with your pup it’s finally time to put your feet up, relax, and get ready for movie night! While preparing your selection of treats, you may wonder if your dog can have some popcorn too.

While it’s always important to feed your pup a healthy, balanced diet they certainly deserve their treats too. In small quantities, plain popcorn is completely safe for your dog to enjoy. So, panic over if you’ve caught your dog tucking into your leftovers!  

Read on to discover more delicious dog-friendly treats and fetch yours today.


Is popcorn good for my dog?

Popcorn can provide several nutritional benefits to our furry friends, such as magnesium, zinc, and fibre. However, it’s important to be aware that popcorn coated in butter, salt or similar oils can give your pup a sore tummy – so always try to prevent your pooch from tucking into this.

In addition to this, always remember to keep your kernels a safe distance from your pup as they could become a choking hazard.

If you want to share an occasional treat with your dog, plain air-popped popcorn is the way to go! So, next time you’re getting cosy with your pup, let them pop their paws up on their personalised blanket and tuck into a tasty treat with you, bliss!

Who doesn’t woof a treat?

Can dogs eat popcorn? Yup! If it’s the plain kind, with no added sugar, salt, or other hidden nasties. And popcorn is just one way to treat your dog. If you’re looking for more ways to spoil your pup, then look no further than our delicious selection of tasty treats! They’re ideal for your dog’s birthday, as a Christmas gift, or simply as a way to remind your dog how important they are to you.

Why not celebrate their special day in style with a birthday beer bundle? It features dog-friendly popcorn and crisps, both of which can be enjoyed alongside some beef-flavoured dog beer, yum! Personalise yours today to feature your pup’s unique Yappy icon.

If your dog has more of a sweet tooth, then our dog-friendly chocolates are bound to be a firm favourite. Or, if your pup is sweet enough, then our delicious dog biscuits will get their tail wagging. 

Let your pup devour their treats in their own personalised dog bowl which offers the pawfect addition to snack time!

Enjoy everything in Moderation

Whilst plain popcorn is safe for your dog to consume, you should always ensure it is enjoyed in moderation. Your dog needs to maintain a healthy diet so that they’re getting the correct vitamins to support their health and wellbeing.

For more information on this, check out our blog post which reveals how many treats your pup should be having each day.

Treats should make up around 10% of your dog’s diet and whilst popcorn does contain certain minerals that will benefit your pup, most of these can already be found in their day-to-day diet.

Why not keep their treats out of reach and safely stored in a personalised treat tin? That way you can use treats as an incentive or reward for displaying good behaviour.

Looking for a way to minimise mealtime mess? Then you need a personalised feeding mat in your dog’s daily routine, they offer the easiest way to keep your floor clean and absorb spillages.

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Yappy to Help

We hope you now have a better understanding of how your pup can enjoy popcorn and similar dog-friendly treats in moderation.

If you’re ever concerned or unsure whether a treat is suitable for your dog, always check before allowing them to eat it. For example, certain foods like chocolate can be toxic to them. As a dog owner, it’s important to familiarise yourself with what foods are dangerous for dogs.

If you’re concerned your dog has eaten something that could be harmful to them, please consult veterinary advice immediately.

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