Updated: Apr 2
Yes! Coconut is safe for your dog to eat.
Additionally, feeding coconut meat or coconut oil to dogs as an occasional treat has been anecdotally claimed to benefit their skin and fur.
It is important to note that coconut oil is high in fat and calories and thus best consumed in moderation by dogs to avoid weight gain. Depending on your dog’s size, one-fourth teaspoon to 1 tbsp a day is an appropriate serving size.