Can my dog eat Cool Ranch Doritos?

my dog ate cool ranch doritos
my dog ate cool ranch doritos

Are Cool Ranch Doritos bad for your puppies?

Feeding our furry friend’s some snacks we like can make us both happy, but one might wonder ‘Is it safe ?’

Cool Ranch Doritos is a famous brand of chips and you might want to share it with your pooch, especially when it is staring at you, while you are enjoying your chips. But cool ranch doritos can be harmful for a dog to eat.

What does Cool Ranch Doritos contain?

Whole Corn, Corn, Vegetable Oil (Corn, Canola, and/or Sunflower Oil), Buttermilk, Salt, Corn Dextrin, Tomato Powder, Corn Starch, Whey, Corn Syrup Solids, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Monosodium Glutamate, Cheddar Cheese (Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Skim Milk, Sugar, Dextrose, Malic Acid, Sodium Acetate, are the ingredients used in the Doritos.

Doritos contains toxic ingredients like onion and garlic, which can prove to be really harmful for dogs. Other than that, it contains Monosodium glutamate popularly known as MSG is an ingredient which is toxic to dogs and should not be served even in small quantity. Also, high amounts of whey and cheese can upset your dog’s stomach.

can i give my dog cool ranch doritos?

Can I give my dog cool ranch doritos?

What happens if my dog eats Doritos?

If your dog eats a chip or two it will not create any harm to your dog’s health, toxic ingredients in such small amount will not affect him/ her. In case you notice any weird behavior or any symptom you should consult a vet. If your dog has eaten in large quantity, you should consult its regular veterinarian immediately as high amounts of toxic ingredients can affect your dog’s health, negligence can prove to be deadly. Consuming Doritos can cause high temperature, diarrhea, vomiting, depression etc. It’s best advised to keep these kinds of chips and similar kinds of snacks meant for humans out of the reach of the dogs. Dogs do not know what can harm them which make their supervision a big responsibility.

What treats can I give my dog instead?

There is a huge variety of dog treats that can be given to dogs that are healthy for them, for eg. Green Peas, Carrots, Green Beans, Watermelon. Cooked Sweet Potatoes, Bananas, Broccoli are some tasty treats you can give your dog which will both make their taste-buds happy as well as provide them with nutrition. Watermelon can also be a good option to cool down your dogs in sweltering summers.

You can also make home-made treats using ingredients like whole wheat, brown rice, and fruits like bananas and apples. Watermelon juice popsicles is something your dog might like. You must lookup for toxic ingredients in food which should be avoided before preparing treats. And yes, don’t forget to add lots of love as dogs can never get enough.

Commercial treats should be given with care as many brands use cheap and sometimes toxic ingredients. The nutrition which fresh food will provide your dog cannot be matched by most brands of dog treats. If you do plan to give your dog some market-bought ready-made treats, it’s best to check the ingredients of the treat and try to confirm they are not harmful before giving it to your dog.


Doritos are toxic for dogs to eat. It is probably best not to feed your dog snack items made for humans in most cases. Doritos can cause various health issues which can cause pain for your dog. If your dog ate a little amount of doritos, it would not affect him/ her, but large quantity can cause serious harm. These chips contains high amount of salt and garlic powder which can cause long term health issues if consumed in large quantity. It’s advisable to check for any toxic ingredient before giving anything to your dog. Doritos of this particular flavor contain onion and garlic powder which can seriously damage your dog’s health. Keep doritos away from the reach of your dog as it is better to be safe than sorry.

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