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Can dogs drink milk?

Yes, dogs can drink milk.

A common mistake in dog food is dogs can’t drink milk, but nobody can explain why dogs can’t drink milk. Some people told that milk was harmful for dogs and caused diarrhea. Truth: Many dogs can easily digest dairy products such as milk and yogurt, but some dogs are hard to digest, even cause diarrhea or vomiting.

Dogs can also suffer from lactose intolerance just like humans. It mainly depends on whether or not your dog can produce enough of the enzyme lactase to break down lactose, a kind of sugar found in milk (cow, goat, sheep). Only lactose is broken into more easier absorbed sugars, the digestive system can digest and absorb.

Remember even dogs with lactose intolerance can also break down and digest a low dose loctose. Dogs can drink milk, but too much can cause digestive problems.

If you wanna know whether your dogs is with lactose intolerance, you can feed your dogs several tablespoons of milk and watching carefully. If you noticed you dogs have gas, diarrhea or vomit, dogs stand a good chance of being with lactose intolerance. It is worth mentioning that if your dog is still a puppy, don’t feed milk.

In conclusion, milk can’t kill your dogs, they can drink milk. Even your dog is with lactose intolerant, they also can drink a small amount milk as a treat