What happens if a dog eats black pepper? Taken internally in large amounts, the piperine which gives black pepper its characteristic flavor and aroma can be intensely irritating to a dog’s digestive system. This can result in nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea — all signs that you should take your dog to the veterinarian.
Can dogs eat food cooked with black pepper? Most dogs would prefer foods without black pepper.
Large quantities of black pepper are often too spicy, and there are no health benefits to feeding black pepper to your dog. So as a general rule, you should avoid giving black pepper to your dog.
Will ground black pepper hurt dogs? A small amount of black pepper is generally considered safe for dogs, however, large quantities can cause stomach upset. Black pepper is spicy, a flavor most dogs don’t enjoy. It’s also a seasoning that’s not normally part of your dog’s diet, so he may not be used to the taste.
How much black pepper is safe for dogs? She recommends that large dogs eat less than one-half pepper and that small dogs eat less than one-quarter pepper at a time.