Yes, dogs can eat oatmeal. It’s nice as a dog treat.
Oatmeal is rich in soluble fibre. It can avoid constipation, help lower cholesterol, reduces the risk of heart disease promote healthy colon. Especially if your dogs are allergic to wheat, oatmeal can be the substitute.
If your dogs are overweight, oatmeal can help maintain or lose weight. Oatmeal is good for older dogs who have problems with their bowels as oatmeal can help with digestive issues.
The catch: Don’t feed the dog uncooked oatmeal because it may cause dogs cough and swallowing difficulties. Oatmeal should be cooked with no sugar or food flavorings before feeding your dogs. If your dogs don’t like the taste, you can add yogurt or milk to the oatmeal and make sure dogs with no lactose intolerance. Many dog owners make oatmeal homemade dog biscuits as a treat.
In conclusion, Oatmeal is good for dogs, but it’s still a treat, not as daily food.