Vegetables for puppiesWe all love to share table scraps of our favorite snacks with our puppies, but first it must be safe for them, right? So read on as we share with you what vegetables can puppies eat.
Here’s what vegetables can puppies eat:
Your puppy can safely eat carrots, preferably cut up into small sticks or pieces that they can easily chew on. Carrots are a great low calorie food, high in fiber and also chewing on carrots is great for your puppy’s teeth.
Celery is OK for puppies in limited amounts. Better cut into small, chewable and digestible pieces, with the leaves removed. Celery contain vitamins A, B and C, this crunchy green veggie contains the nutrients needed to promote a healthy heart. Also, celery is known to freshen your puppy’s breath.
Cucumber is safe for dogs, especially if peeled and cut in chewable pieces. Cucumbers are great for breeds that are prone to weight gain, such as Dachshunds, Labradors, Golden Retrievers, Rottweilers, Pugs, Beagles and more, as cucumbers contain little to no carbs nor fats. Also cucumbers can boost your canine’s energy, they’re full of vitamins as well as potassium, magnesium and biotin.
Broccoli is fine for puppies to eat in very small amounts, the head of broccoli should not present any issues for your dog, but only in very small amounts. Broccoli is high in fiber and vitamin C and low in fats.
Yes, puppies can eat potatoes. You can give your puppy plain potatoes every once a while, but only if they’re cooked, because raw potatoes can be rough on their stomach. A peeled, boiled or baked potato contains lots of iron for your doggy.
Peas, green peas, snow peas, garden peas, English peas, sugar snap peas are all OK for puppies. Peas contain various vitamins, minerals, and high in fiber and rich in protein.
Chopped green beans, steamed green beans, canned green beans or raw green beans, they are all safe for dogs to eat, as long as they are plain. Green beans are full of important vitamins and minerals. Also they are also high in fiber and low in calories.
Pumpkin is safe for puppies to eat, fresh or canned pumpkin is a good source of nutrients, it has many health benefits, easy to prepare and has almost no side effects. Also It’s often used to treat both diarrhea and constipation in dogs.
Finally, it’s best to serve your puppy cooked or raw veggies such as broccoli and carrots as occasional treats.
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