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Although the branded food you feed your dog has all the nutrients, you can add vegetables to the mix. As they are dense in vitamins and nutritious, they are a healthy option for your canine.
For instance, you can use them as a
snack to reward your dog for its good behavior. You don’t have to worry about
your canine becoming overweight. Keep in mind that you shouldn’t serve large
quantities of vegetables,
Given below are four safe vegetables your
dog can eat without any problem:
It is quite easy to get your dog to
start eating green beans. Did you know that this vegetable can provide vitamins
K, C, and A, along with omega-3 fatty acids to your canine? Thiamin, manganese,
iron, fiber, copper, calcium, beta carotene, niacin, riboflavin, and potassium
are the other nutrients it provides.
You can chop them up and serve it raw to
your canine. There is no problem if you steam it, as your dog can digest green
beans. If you are going for the canned version, make sure it has low or no
Although children don’t love broccoli,
your dog will be quick to gobble this vegetable the moment you put it on its
plate. It helps combat inflammation due to arthritis and improve immunity.
The best part is the stalk, which acts
like a natural toothbrush, removing plaque from your canine's teeth. It
provides plenty of vitamin C and fiber, which is healthy for your dog. Make
sure you keep the servings small so that your canine can digest it easily.
You can give your dog carrots and not
think about anything, as this vegetable is a favorite among canines. The
crunchy nature of carrots is one reason why your four-legged friend will love
It provides vitamin C, K, and A, along
with potassium and fiber. Make sure you keep the portions in one or two-bite
sizes. On top of that, while your dog munches on this vegetable, it will help
clean his/her teeth. To ensure your canine can digest it, you should boil it or
steam it, before serving this vegetable.
If there is one vegetable that your dog
cannot get enough of once it starts eating them, it is none other than sweet
potatoes. These highly nutritious vegetables are great as they can fill the
tummy of your canine quickly. On top of that, it provides vitamins A, C, B5,
and B6 along with fiber, potassium, manganese. Make sure you boil them for at
least 20 minutes so that it is tender and serve them in small portions.
Do make it a point to
add these four vegetables to your dog’s diet as it is a healthier option than
giving it other types of snacks!