Can dogs eat zucchini?
Yes, dogs can eat zucchini.
It’s very healthy.
Zucchini is rich in calcium, beta-carotene, vitamins B and C, fiber, potassium, and folate.
Zucchini can improve the health of your dog’s skin and coat as well as help him lose weight.
It is super low in calories and is just the perfect treat for an overweight dog.
There are many ways to offer your dog zucchini:
- Raw in slices or cubes
- Frozen slices as a cold treat in the summer
- Cooked portions (boiled, steamed, grilled, baked)
- Include it as part of home-cooked meals
- Grated and sprinkled over your dog’s food
You should not fry zucchinis for your dog to eat because just as frying is bad for human health, the same holds true for dogs.
Like all fruits and vegetable moderation is the key regarding the amounts you should offer to your dog.
The first time you give your dog zucchinis you can try feeding only a small amount and monitor how he react to it.
If you your dog develops vomiting or diarrhea, he’s probably allergic to zucchini.
So you should stop feeding it to him.
However, if everything persists normal you have nothing to worry about.
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