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Can dogs eat bread?

Published: 29th April 2022

Bread is a common food, enjoyed by people all over the world. But can our canine friends enjoy bread too? The answer is yes – but as with any "treat" this should be in moderation.

Bread can be a healthy and delicious treat for dogs.

What kind of bread can dogs eat?

There are many different kinds of bread that dogs can safely enjoy, including white bread, whole wheat bread, and other types of bread.

However, it's important to be mindful of the portion size and avoid giving your dog too much bread at once.

Doing so can cause weight gain or digestive issues in dogs.

When feeding your dog bread, it's important to avoid giving them too much. Like all treats, bread should only make up a small part of your dog's diet.

Too much bread can cause weight gain and digestive issues in dogs.

What bread can dogs not eat?

There are also some types of bread that should never be given to dogs.

This includes bread that has raisins or other fruits, breads with added sugar or salt, and bread made with moldy ingredients. Additionally, breads containing xylitol, a sweetener commonly used in baked goods and other foods, should also be avoided as it can be toxic to dogs.

Overall, when eaten in moderation, bread can be a healthy and delicious treat for dogs.

However, it's important to do your research on what kinds of bread are safe for dogs and always follow proper portion sizes when feeding your dog this tasty food.

Can dogs eat Garlic Bread?

No, dogs should not eat garlic bread. Garlic bread is made with garlic, an ingredient that can be toxic to dogs.

Additionally, garlic bread often contains other ingredients, like butter or salt, that can also be harmful to dogs. If you're looking for a safe and healthy treat for your dog, stick to plain bread or bread without any added ingredients.

Finally, if you're not a fan of garlic; do you really want the risk your garlic flavoured dog licking your face?


If you're looking for a healthy treat for your dog, bread is a great option. Just be sure to feed your dog in moderation and consult with your veterinarian if you have any concerns about whether or not your dog should be eating bread.

Shane Jones

About Me

Hi, I'm Shane the person behind bakesomebread.com

I've been baking bread for about 10 years now and ever since mastering sourdough bread in 2020 I've decided to branch out into discovering every type of bread imaginable.

This website will document all of those bread types along with recipes as and when I've made them.

If you're a pizza fan check out my other site Make Some Pizza