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
Table 1: Fruits and dogs

Best fruits and vegetables for dogs:

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About the Author:

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.

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