Can dogs eat apples?
Yes, dogs can eat apples.
Moderate amounts of the flesh of the apple are safe for your dog to eat.
Apples are tasty and healthy treats.
They offer vitamin C and fiber (pectin), they are low in sodium and saturated fat.
They contain calcium, phosphorus and omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
You can offer apple to your dog as:
- Fresh slices
- Frozen slices
- Baked apple bits
- Stuff it into a Kong
- Little bits of dehydrated apples
- Use apple slices or sauce as a topping on your dog’s dinner
Avoid large amounts of apple seeds and stems in fresh apples because they contain cyanogenic glycosides which are toxic and can cause stomach upset.
Moreover, you should not feed your dog whole apples, since a whole apple can get caught in his throat.
Can dogs eat apples safely? Like all foods, eating too many apples can cause a dog to have an upset stomach and diarrhea, so offer them in moderation.
Foods Dogs Should Not Eat: