Sweet and tasty treats that are healthy for your dog

Who knew that you could feed your dog human fruits and vegetables? Well you most certainly can! Some fruits and veggies can provide important nutrients in your dog’s daily diet. Who doesn’t want to feed their puppy something they will love and that’s good for them in the process? Let’s take a look at these Sweet and tasty treats that are healthy for your dog.


Believe it or not, cantaloupe can help your canine’s eyesight, plus, they are loaded with Beta Carotene, Vitamin A, B-6 and C, fiber, folate, niacin and potassium. Nevertheless, I would avoid feeding your dog the rind as it may cause intestinal damage.

Green Beans

Let’s face it, getting your dog to eat green beans is probably easier than getting your kids to eat them. Green beans can be an essential source of your dog’s daily diet. Giving your dog those omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, C, and K can give them that extra superpower they need to play all day. It’s also a wonderful source of fiber, folic acid, calcium, manganese and copper.


What helps your dog reduce cardiovascular issues, along with cancer? You got it, Spinach! Spinach is very helpful in your pup’s diet, although you don’t want to go overboard with it, as it does contain double the iron. So, adding a simple dog treat that contains Spinach will be just as helpful. Such as Smiling Dog Chicken, Apples & Spinach.


What is loaded with fiber, vitamin A, and antioxidants? That’s right, Pumpkin! This tasty ingredient in any supplement or treat can help with diarrhea and constipation and it’s a taste your doggies will love.

Tasty treats you should avoid feeding your dog

Although your canine may want to try a bite of these tasty treats, they can be fatal to them:

  • Onions, Garlic, Chive
  • Avocado
  • Grapes, Raisins

These treats can make your dog very ill with even the smallest amounts. They can potentially cause kidney failure, vomiting, destruction of red blood cells, and anemia. Always be sure to do your research on these delicious treats before feeding them to your 4-legged friend.


This article was written by Ashely Foglesong and Teresa Campbell, professional breeders.
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