Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

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Strawberries can be healthy snacks for humans, but can dogs eat strawberries too? It is a good question because we know that humans and dogs have different systems and nutritional needs. Keep reading on to know if strawberries are safe for your dog.
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Benefits of Strawberries for Dogs

Yes! Strawberries are good for dogs. Feed your dog strawberries like any other snack, but cut into small pieces and not feed more.

We like to eat strawberries because they are sweet. But sweetness is sugar. And a lot of sugar, even sugar in fruits, is not good for dogs. This is another reason why you should feed strawberries moderately.

The advantages of strawberries are low in calories, sweet, rich in antioxidants, high in fiber and vitamin C. This is a benefit. Strawberry has other benefits to dogs, for example, it can slow the aging process, help control weight,strengthen the immune system, and even whiten teeth.

How to Feed Strawberries to Your Dog Safely

The safest way is to wash them thoroughly and cut them into small pieces for the prevention of suffocation and easier digest. Mash the berries and add them to the dog food If you have a puppy. Chopped frozen strawberries are great for summer.

If you're planning to change your dog's diet, call your veterinarian first. And, if you do start eating strawberries for your dog, take care to start with smaller amounts and watch for changes in your dog's behavior or digestive problems. If you notice anything strange, stop feeding your dog strawberries and check with your veterinarian. If you notice upset stomach, digestive problems, severe scratching or thirst, call your veterinarian. These all indicate that strawberries are not suitable for your dog.


Can I feed Canned Strawberries?

Absolutely not! Canned strawberries or strawberries in syrup increases the excess sugar and calories in the fruit, which is not the original intention of health. In addition, canned and syrupy strawberries may contain additives, such as artificial sweeteners xylitol, which can be dangerous or even fatal to dogs.

Are Other Berries Safe?

Yes! Blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are good for dogs, but not all kinds of berries are safe. Dogs usually don't like the bitterness of cranberries. Certain foods-Juniper berries or pitted berries-can be dangerous to eat. Before feeding him, be careful and study any new food.

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