Do you ever wonder if the vegetable that you’re giving your dog is actually okay for your dog to eat? The below list shows you which vegetable is healthy for your dog to have as a snack and why it is great. Read on to find out more.
A great low calorie treat for your dogs to munch on.
Excellent source of: Vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, beta carotene, potassium and fibre
Good for improving: skin, eyesight and blood sugar levels.
Excellent source of: Antioxidants, iron, fibre, beta carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B6.
Good for improving: Immune system, digestion and healthy skin and coat.
Preparation: washed, peeled, cooked and unseasoned. *tip* great as a jerky and great to chew on once dehydrated!
Yes, broccoli is safe for days but only in small quantities as broccoli florets contains isothiocyanates which can cause mild-to-potentially-severe gastric irritation in some dogs. However, if fed occasionally they are still a good source for: vitamins A, vitamin C, vitamin D, beta carotene, folic acid, as well as fiber, calcium, and chromium.
Excellent source of: Vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, fiber, potassium, zinc, calcium, and magnesium
Good for improving: Digestive system
Preparation: Cooked and unseasoned
Excellent source of: vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C and K. They also contain thiamin, phosphorus, manganese, fiber, and folate.
Good for improving: Bone health and boosting energy
Preparation: Can be served frozen, thawed, steamed, or mashed. However canned peas are not recommended as they usually contain a lot of added sodium.
Excellent source of: vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, natural plant fiber and manganese.
Preparation: Chopped, steamed, raw, and unseasoned.
Excellent source of: vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin B1, potassium, copper, magnesium, and biotin
Good for: Chubby dogs as cucumbers contain very minimal carbohydrates, fats or oils and they can boost energy levels!