Will a little garlic powder hurt a dog? 1 clove of garlic = 1/4 teaspoon powdered garlic.
That small measurement makes garlic powder incredibly toxic for your dog. As little as 15 grams per kilo of body weight (that’s half an ounce per 2.2 lbs) will cause harmful changes in your dog’s blood supply.
How much garlic powder is safe for dogs? According to Gregory Tilford in Herbs for Pets: The Natural Way to Enhance Your Pet’s Life, dogs can safely consume 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder per pound of food 3-4 times per week.
Can dogs have things with garlic powder? Can Dogs Eat Garlic Powder? A small amount of garlic powder should not cause any issues, but an entire container will. However, to stay on the safe side, you should avoid feeding your four-legged friend table scraps seasoned with garlic powder.
Why is garlic powder in dog food? Basically, garlic helps to keep your dog free from all sorts of nasties: it is an effective anti-fungal and anti-bacterial, it helps to eliminate intestinal worms and it acts as a deterrant to skin parasites like ticks.