Know which fruits you can share with your pup and which to avoid
We are all tempted to give our fur babies just a little taste when they give us those eyes! However, not all human foods – even fruits are a good choice for dogs and some can actually be toxic. Judging by the number of searches on Google for “can my dog eat
Fruits that are not safe for dogs
There are some fruits that are toxic to dogs. These include avocados, grapes, cherries, and tomatoes. Do not feed your dog these and ensure they can’t be snatched off plates or from little fingers.
Fruits that are safe for dogs
- Pineapple, but not core
- Apples without seeds
- Watermelon without seeds and rind
- Melons – honeydew or cantaloupe without seeds and rind
- Berries – including strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries
When adding fruits to your dog’s diet, remember to treat it like a snack. They should be getting the majority of their calories from a complete and balanced dog food. Use the dog-safe fruits below as an enrichment to their diet. Make it fun! Depending on your tolerance for messes, these foods can be used in puzzles, snuffle mats, and lick mats.
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