Why was the Dog Food Selector created?

Each dog has unique needs... The approach "one food for all dogs" isn't the more suitable. Dogs have different sizes, different life stages, unique breed characteristics, health conditions and a few other factors... Choosing the right food for your dog may help him or her life a longer and healthier life! We exist to make that task easier for you.

How does the Dog Food Selector work?

It's quite simple... It's a 1-2 step process. You just have to fill in the form with your dog's characteristics, like gender, age, size, activity, health conditions and a few other important data and click "search". Then, you'll see a list of dog foods with the highest review score. If you wish you can see all the detailed review of each individual dog food.

Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

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Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

Can dogs eat fruit?

Yes, dogs can eat most fruits.

Start with little pieces and discover what fruits your dog love and tolerate.

Offer small portions and see if you dog presents flatulence and diarrhea.

During summer, you can offer a frozen watermelon ball or strawberry for example. These fruits make cool and tasty treats.

For a choosy dog, cook the fruit to make it appetizing.

You should remove seeds and peel thick skinned fruits.

can dogs eat fruit

They are not digestible and can damage your dog’s digestive tract.

Avoid grapes or raisins, as these fruits contain a toxin that can induce kidney failure.

Some benefits fruits provide dogs are: easy digestion, lots of antioxidants, immune boost, better eye sight and healthier skin and hair.

What fruits can dogs eat?

See the following table:

Dog edible fruits Dangerous Fruits
Strawberries Raisins
Bananas Avocado
Apples Grapes
Blueberries Oranges
Mango
Pears
Raspberries
Watermelon
Pineapples
Plums
Table 1: Fruits and dogs

Best fruits and vegetables for dogs:

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By | 2016-12-16T21:42:50+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Article, Nutrition|Comments Off on Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

About the Author:

Dora Mancha
Hi! I'm Dora Mancha, DVM. I am graduated for the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Lisbon (2009). My degree is recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). I completed my degree in Veterinary Medicine in July, 2009. Over the first years as a veterinarian my work was closely related to the animal health field. I have gained some average experience having worked in Barcelona University (UAB) Equine Hospital and by working with veterinarians in Portugal. In addition, in 2009 - 2010 I was in Madrid at the University Alfonso X el Sábio doing an internship in the equine service. I am also very interested in small animal medicine and surgery. In fact I worked in several small animals clinics in Portugal improving my knowledge about small animal behavior and health. Dogs always have been present in my life, since I was a child. At the present moment I have four dogs a Labrador, a Epagnheul Breton, a Whippet and a mixed breed dog.