While it’s important to always check with your veterinarian, here are 10 “people” foods that are considered safe for dogs to eat.
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Full of fiber and high in essential fatty acids, pumpkin promotes digestive and urinary health.)
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Another source of fiber, oatmeal is a good alternative for dogs allergic to wheat.
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Apple slices provide vitamins A and C while cleaning your dog’s teeth and freshening their breath!
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4. Green Beans
A crunchy treat for your dog containing vitamin A and vitamin K as well as maganese. If your dog is overweight, mix green beans with their normal food for a lower calorie meal.
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5. Sweet Potato
Encouraging a healthy immune system, loaded with beta-carotene and phosphorous, sweet potato helps dogs with arthritis and inflammation.
Learn more about why you should add sweet potatoes to your dog’s diet.
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Eggs give your dog a boost of protein, riboflavin, and selenium.
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Keep your dog’s coat shiny and skin healthy with omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon.
Not all seafood is as beneficial to dogs. Learn more.
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8. Peanut Butter
Give your pup a fun treat by stuffing peanut butter in a dog toy. With healthy fats as well as vitamin B and vitamin E, peanut butter has mulitple benefits for dogs.
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9. Flax Seed
Able to promote healthy skin and coats, this so-called “super food” is beneficial for humans and our furry friends alike. Flax seed is also rich in essential fatty acids and protein, which are great for your dog.
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Yogurt provides your dog with necessary calcium and protein. Some yogurts even contain active cultures which promote probiotic (digestive) health.
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Choose Healthy, Choose Wisely
Remember, not all people foods are safe for your dog and some may unbalance their diet. Consult a veterinarian before feeding your dog any “people” food.
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