Adding new foods, like fruits, into your dog’s diet may cause digestive problems such as vomiting or diarrhea.

My advice:

1. You should introduce only one new fruit at a time.

2. You should wash all fruits and remove rinds, indigestible skins, seeds, and pits before feeding it to your dog.

Here are 5 fruits that your dog can eat…

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1. Apple

  • Apple slices aid to clean deposits off dog’s teeth, which helps to fresh breath.
  • Apples are a good font of fiber as well as vitamin A and C.
  • Before give apple to your dog, core the apple because the seeds can be detrimental in large quantities.

2. Blueberries

  • Blueberries increase amounts of antioxidants in the blood, which play a part in fighting conditions like cancer and heart disease.
  • The best way to offer this fruit to your dog is washed and raw.
  • Alternatively you can give your dog frozen blueberries as a crispy treat.

3. Orange

  • Oranges are a good source of fiber, potassium, calcium, folic acid, iron, flavonoids, and vitamins A, C, B1 and B6.
  • Half of a segment is a proper size treat.
  • Remove the rind and seeds.

Read also: Can Dogs Eat Oranges?

4. Pear

  • Fresh pears are good sources of potassium, which is important in maintaining muscle contraction and nerve transmission.
  • Sliced pears are a suitable choice.
  • Just be positive you cut up the pear and that there are absolutely no seeds in the slices.
  • The seeds of a pear are extremely toxic to dogs.

5. Pineapple

  • In little amounts pineapple is good for your dog.
  • It is rich in fructose, fiber, vitamin and minerals.
  • Pineapple boosts your dog’s immune system and improves digestion.
  • This fruit contains bromelain, which is an enzyme that aids break protein.
  • By giving your dog pineapple you are increasing his capability to absorb protein.

Appropriate dog food and nutrition is crucial for your pup to live a healthy and long life. Fruits contain antioxidants that reduce the risk of cancer. They are also an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and fiber.

Also read:

  1. Can dogs eat fruit?
  2. Can dogs eat cherries?
  3. Can dogs eat grapefruit?