Can Dogs Eat Corn Dogs?

Can Dogs Eat Corn Dogs?

No, we wouldn’t recommend that you try and feed corn dogs to your dog. If your dog was to eat a bit of a corn dog they should be fine but overall we completely recommend not to try and feed a corn dog to your dog or let them eat one by accident.

Why Not?

The reason a dog should not be eating a corn dog is because of a few reasons:

  • high in fat content
  • high in salt
  • lots of preservatives
  • bad ingredients in hot dog wiener itself
    • possibly garlic or onions which are toxic to dogs

For all of these reasons it is a really bad idea to try and feed corn dogs to your dog.

Dogs that are exposed to a lot of fat are at risk of pancreatitis and also dogs who eat a lot of salt can also get salt poisoning.

Symptoms to Watch For

If you suspect that your dog has eaten a corn dog by accident or behind your back here are a few symptoms to look for. If you notice any of these symptoms it may be a good idea to take your dog to the vet to get checked out.

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive thirst
  • Lethargy
  • Excessive urination

The salts and fat can cause these negative health effects on your dog and should be avoided at all costs.


No, it is not recommended at all for you to try to feed your dog a corn dog or let them eat one by accident.

Make sure to watch your dog if you think they have eaten a corn dog and take them to a vet if you think they are experiencing any of the symptoms stated above.