Top 10 Healthy Vegetables For Dogs
Of course, like any food, even the dog-safe veggies need to be given in moderation. Don’t go overboard when it comes to portion sizes- a few bites a day is usually a good rule of thumb for veggie servings. You can cook them, feed them raw or mix it in with your dog’s food. I like to add vegetables to Oscar’s homemade stews. It’s a great way to sneak in some of the less loved veggies to your pooch. It’s for their own good and the flavor of meat and other veggies will deceive them enough for them to gobble their food down without a second guess. Another great way to introduce veggies to your pet’s diet is offering them a bite to chew on, especially if it’s something harder, like carrots. They’ll love chewing on it! And, if all else fails, just offer it straight out of your plate while it’s dinner time- we all know that dogs are obsessed with food we eat, so it’s bound to do the trick. In the end, no matter how you slice and dice it, you’ll want to add these top 10 healthy vegetables for dogs into your pooch’s diet. They are nutritious, help your pet ward off certain health issues, and taste good- what more could anybody ask for? (©iStock.com/Damedeeso)
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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