Animal Doctor: Is it a bad idea to top off a dog’s day with sour cream? Dear Dr. Fox: My girlfriend gives my little Yorkie a large spoonful of sour cream every night. … A tablespoon of organic kefir or plain yogurt might be a better choice for this little dog.
My dog ate sour cream by accident. … If needed for diarrhea if it is bad (unlikely), you could also give Immodium (loperamide), which dosing .
If your dog isn’t a lactose intolerant, you can give it to him without any problems, sour cream is not toxic to dogs but some dogs may experience a mild transient .
FOX: My girlfriend gives my little Yorkie a large spoonful of sour cream every night. She says it’s no problem, but I’m not sure. What do you say?
Mashed potatoes are actually okay for a dog to eat unless they contain sour cream, butter or gravy, which tend to be found in the typical mashed potato recipe. Rich foods like butter and gravy can give your dog diarrhea.