So, can dogs eat watermelon? Yes, dogs can eat watermelon with a few caveats: remove the rind and seeds first. The seeds, in particular, could cause an intestinal blockage.
Once you have rid the watermelon of its seeds and fine it is safe for dogs. Watermelons are very nutritious with vitamins A, B-6, and C. Watermelon will also keep your dog hydrated since it is 91% water and only 7.5% carbs.
If you love watermelon too–you’ll have snacks for days if you cut up the watermelon and prepare what is on average 11 cups of cubes.
The nutrients in 2/3 cup (100 grams) of raw watermelon are:
Protein: 0.6 grams
Carbs: 7.6 grams
Sugar: 6.2 grams
Fiber: 0.4 grams
Fat: 0.2 grams
Watermelon contains 12 grams of carbs per cup (152 grams).
The carbs are mostly simple sugars, such as glucose, fructose, and sucrose. Watermelon also provides a small amount of fiber.