Quince is safe for dogs Your dog can eat quince. Quince is low in fat and high in vitamin C. As with other fruits, it does contain sugar and so should only be given occasionally and in moderation. Both raw and cooked quince are safe. When cooking, avoid sweetening the quince since sugar is harmful. Make sure to remove the seeds since they contain nitriles, which can produce hydrogen cyanide and be toxic if large quantities are eaten.
Acai is toxic for dogs Acai in any form should not be given to dogs. Although some holistic veterinarians use acai juice and while a tiny lick of an acai bowl may not harm your dog, acai contains theobromine. That is the same toxic chemical that is found in chocolate. Dogs cannot breakdown theobromine well and are susceptible to theobromine poisoning. If your dog has consumed acai and is showing any signs or symptoms of theobromine poisoning, contact your veterinarian immediately. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased urination, seizures, internal…
Goji berries are safe for dogs Neither fresh or dried goji berries (or wolfberry) are toxic to dogs. They are high in vitamin A, riboflavin, iron, copper, and selenium. As with other fruits, they do contain sugar so only feed them as an occasional treat. If it’s your first time feeding your dog goji berry, observe them for any adverse effects. Goji berries imported from China may have high levels of insecticide and fungicide residue.
Passion fruit is safe for dogs Passion fruit is safe to eat and is a good source of vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, and iron. As with other fruits, only feed it in moderation since it is high in sugar and may cause diarrhea. Make sure to only use ripe fruit and to not feed the skin since it contains compounds that can be broken down into cyanide. This can be toxic in large amounts and is more of an issue with unripe fruit.
Mangosteen is safe for dogs Mangosteen is not toxic and can be given as an occasional low-fat treat. Remove the fruit from the shell before feeding it. As with other fruit, mangosteen is high in sugar and should only be given in moderation.
Bitter melon is safe for dogs Bitter melon (or bitter gourd) is not toxic. It is low in fat and is a good source of vitamins A and C, and folate. It can be fed raw or cooked. If cooking bitter melon, it’s best to serve it plain and avoid any ingredients which may be harmful to dogs. Feed in moderation.
Durian is safe for dogs Durian is not toxic to dogs and is a good source of vitamins C and B6, thiamine, riboflavin, folate, and potassium. It should only be fed in moderation as it is high in sugar and relatively high in fat, for a fruit. Make sure to remove the husk and never feed the seeds to a dog. The seeds can cause a dangerous obstruction in the gastrointestinal tract and contain cyclopropene fatty acids, which may be toxic.
Tamarind is safe for dogs There is not much information on the safety of tamarind for dogs, but it is not toxic to dogs. It is a good source of thiamine and magnesium. As with any food that is not part of a dog’s regular diet, feed tamarind in moderation and observe for ill effects if it is your first time feeding tamarind. Do not feed the seeds or shell.
Longan is safe to for dogs Longan is safe for dogs but should be fed in small amounts and only when it is fully ripe. Longan is very high in vitamin C but it does contain sugar which should be limited in dogs. It is important to peel the longan first and make sure to remove the seed. Like lychee, longan seeds contain saponin which is toxic to dogs and can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Kumquats are safe for dogs Although kumquats are from the citrus family, they are safe for dogs to eat. Kumquats are low in fat and high in fiber and vitamin C. As with all fruit, always feed them in moderation. The sugar content can lead to stomach discomfort and diarrhea. Make sure they are cut into appropriately sized pieces so that they do not present a choking hazard.