Fruits afford many benefits to humans. To eat fruits everyday a truly healthy habit. So I bet you have wondered if this habit is good for your dog too. Can dogs eat fruits? What fruits can they eat and what are the benefits they get? In this article I’ll answer these questions and you’ll know how to keep your dog healthy everyday.
In general it is one of the best fruits for dogs. It’s easy to digest, mild, rich in vitamins A, C, B, E and K and also contains minerals. Also for its sweetness, most dogs love this fruit. Be very careful not to give the seeds to your dog because they are harmful to him, remove them beforehand.
Be careful not to give them the center bone to prevent choking. This typical summer fruit is one of the healthiest and complete fruit you can give your little friend, as it provides vitamins A, C, B1, B6 and B12, as well as beta carotene and minerals such as potassium, phosphorus or magnesium.
It is tasty, and rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin C, and E. It’s ideal as a sweetie for dogs that are a fatty, since it contains almost 80% water, and is not very caloric. Therefore, it will satisfy your dog, without making him fat. When you are eating pear, you can cut some cubes and give them to your dog. Always avoid giving it seeds.
Although it is not good to abuse, giving small pieces of banana every once in a while to a dog is good. Bananas contain vitamins, such as C, E, B vitamins, and others, in addition to minerals such as potassium, iron or zinc. Although in general, if your dog is new to fruits, you can start with others that are easier to digest, such as apples. If your dog does not feel good eating bananas or you notice that after eating banana has diarrhea, in that case, just remove the banana from its diet and opt for any other fruit in the list.
With moderation and given without skin, it has many benefits for dogs. It contains vitamin C, B1 and B6, a large amount of water and is a natural source of fiber.
It is another beneficial and delicious fruit for dogs. For its sweetness and soft texture, many dogs love its flavor. Papaya is a very healthy and low calorie fruit; it is rich in vitamins A and C, lycopene, contains fiber and is very digestive.
As in the previous case, mango is a healthy and delicious fruit for many dogs. Mango contains fiber, and vitamins like A, essential for skin care and hair health. We must also peel and remove the inner bone, before giving it to our dog.
Wash it well and remove its seeds from the inside before giving it to your dog. Medlars have depurative properties and help keep the skin in good condition.
Many dogs love the flavor of this fruit, which provides some benefits such as minerals and a large amount of vitamin C, which has a high antioxidant power. This vitamin helps delay the dog’s cellular aging. They are also rich in fiber.
We will give it to our dog in small peeled pieces. This food has many properties, both the pulp of the coconut and its oil are very nutritious. Its high content of minerals and vitamins, especially vitamin E, acts as an important natural antioxidant, activator of the immune system and essential for the proper functioning of cells.
Without skin it is a very refreshing sweetie in summer, but do not overdo it, taking it in excess can be heavy for your pet’s stomach.
It is also a good sweetie to hydrate our dogs in summer, but it is much lighter than melon. It is very good for fatty dogs, since its content is practically all water!
Consumed in moderation and occasionally they are good for your dog because of the antioxidants they provide, which will help your dog’s body to protect itself from free radicals.
Because of its peculiar flavor, many dogs like to eat raspberries. Give them one or two on an occasional basis is a good natural sweetie, also beneficial, because it gives them a lot of vitamin C, and few calories.
It can be given in moderation, as an occasional sweetie, peeled and in pieces. High in water, fiber and vitamin C, you should know that this fruit it’s not good to all dogs, because they are quite high in citric acid and for this reason in some cases it can cause diarrhea. If your dog eats oranges and like it, ok! But if when giving orange to your dog you see that it has problems digesting it, you better stop giving it to your dog and simply substitute it for another fruit.
There you are! Now you know the best fruits to your dog’s health. You can use them as sweeties to train them too! I’m sure your dogs will love the majority of the fruits in this list.