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What is black pepper?

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Answered 2011-07-05 11:31:38

Black pepper is the small, dark, unripe fruit of the pepper plant (Piper nigrum), used whole or ground as a pungent spice. Pepper is native to India and Southeast Asia, where it is extensively cultivated.

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Is black pepper harmful to dogs?

There is no indication that black pepper is harmful to dogs. However, you should still avoid giving it them. There is nothing in black pepper that the dog needs.

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