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Can My Dog Eat: Spring Fruits & Vegetables Edition

April 13, 2021

Can My Dog Eat: Spring Fruits & Vegetables Edition

Dogs are generally scavengers in the wild, and your dog is likely no exception although they live in your house. Because of this, there is a wide selection of foods that your dog can eat. If you are wondering what foods your dog can eat this time of year, here are a few notable spring fruits and vegetables that your dog may be able to eat.

Spring Vegetables

In general, your dog can eat the majority of spring vegetables. However, you have to be careful with garlic, onions, and anything similar since they are toxic to dogs.

Can my dog eat mushrooms?

Yes, dogs can eat mushrooms, but you have to be careful which ones you feed them. Just like in humans, there are mushrooms that are okay and mushrooms that are toxic.

Can my dog eat artichokes?

Artichokes are fine for dogs in moderation. In fact, they can eat the whole artichoke.

Can my dog eat radishes?

Radishes are fine in moderation and can help clean your dog’s teeth.

Can my dog eat asparagus?

Yes, your dog can eat a small amount of asparagus at a time. Too much will cause digestive problems.

Can my dog eat lettuce?

Yes, dogs can eat lettuce and may even enjoy it more if it is crunchy.

Can my dog eat zucchini?

Zucchini is okay for your dog to eat regularly.

Spring Fruits

There are some spring fruits your dog can eat safely, while others should be avoided. For example, grapes should never be given to dogs, as they are toxic.

Can my dog eat pineapple?

Pineapple is another safe food to give dogs in small amounts, but the sweetness could give your dog an upset stomach if eating too much.

Can my dog eat rhubarb?

Your dog can eat parts of the rhubarb plant, specifically the fruit. The leaves are toxic to humans and dogs, so they should be avoided.

Can my dog eat strawberries?

Dogs can eat strawberries as long as you feed them in moderation as if the strawberries are a snack or treat.

Can my dog eat mango?

Yes, your dog can eat mango. They are soft enough that you don’t even need to cut them up first. Your dog may enjoy trying to break up and eat a mango.

Can my dog eat cherries?

As long as the cherries are pitted, your dog can eat them.

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