Can Dogs Eat Dragon Fruit?

Dragon fruit is safe for dogs Dragon fruit (or pitaya or pitahaya) is not toxic to dogs. It is low in calories and a source of vitamin C, magnesium, and calcium. Like other fruits, dragon fruit should only be given in moderation. It does contain sugar and can cause an upset stomach or diarrhea if eaten in large quantities. Make sure to peel the skin first as it is tough and can be a choking hazard or cause a blockage if eaten.

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Can Dogs Eat Guava?

Guava is safe for dogs Guava is not toxic for dogs to eat. It is rich in fiber and very high in vitamin C. As with other fruit, they are high in sugar and should only be fed in moderation. Too much sugar can cause diarrhea and can lead to long term health problems such as obesity. Make sure to peel the skin and avoid feeding the seeds.

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Can Dogs Eat Lychee?

Lychee is possibly safe for dogs A small amount of the flesh from the lychee fruit may be safe for dogs but it is best to avoid feeding it to your dog since it may be harmful. There is limited information on the safety of lychee for dogs. In humans, lychee can be toxic in some situations, with the toxin being found in higher levels in unripe lychee. The fruit can cause lowering of blood sugar levels and inflammation of the brain, more commonly in malnourished children. Since there…

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Can Dogs Eat Butternut Squash?

Butternut squash is safe for dogs Butternut squash is non-toxic for dogs. It is high in vitamins A and C, and in beta-carotene. It is best to cook the squash to make it easier to digest. When cooking squash, avoid adding any ingredients that may be harmful to your dog, such as butter, oil, salt, or nutmeg. Do not feed the skin or seeds to your dog. Butternut squash can also be helpful if your dog is suffering from an upset stomach and diarrhea. Try adding a spoon of…

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Can Dogs Eat Persimmons?

Persimmon is safe for dogs Although persimmon is safe for dogs, the seeds and pits, if present, can be dangerous if eaten. While the seeds are not toxic, they can cause inflammation of the small intestine and can cause a blockage. This is a bigger risk in smaller dogs. If your dog has vomiting, abdominal distention, weakness, loss of appetite, or is straining to pass stool after eating persimmon, contact a veterinarian. Persimmon is also high in sugar which can cause diarrhea if eaten in large amounts. It’s best…

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Can Dogs Eat Dates?

Dates are safe for dogs Dates are safe for dogs to eat but they are high in sugar and fiber and should not be fed often or in large amounts. They can cause gastrointestinal discomfort to your dog, leading to bloating and diarrhea. The pits must also be removed since they can cause choking or a bowel obstruction if eaten.

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Can Dogs Eat Prunes?

Prunes are safe for dogs Prunes are safe for dogs. Although prunes are not toxic, they should still be avoided or fed in very small amounts. They are high in sugar and fiber and eating large amounts can lead to gastrointestinal discomfort. This can cause bloating, vomiting, and diarrhea. Since prunes are just dried plums, their pits do contain cyanide. They can also cause choking or a bowel obstruction if eaten. Make sure there are no pits present if you do feed your dog prunes. Prunes may be hard…

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Can Dogs Eat Pomelo?

Pomelo is safe for dogs Pomelo is safe for your dog to eat. It is high in vitamin C, but it contains sugar, which is unhealthy for your dog and can cause stomach upset and diarrhea if eaten in large amounts. Many dogs don’t enjoy citrus fruits and the acidity can bother some dogs. Some citrus fruits, like grapefruit and lemons, are toxic to dogs so always be cautious around citrus.

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Can Dogs Eat Coconut?

Coconut is safe for dogs Coconut flesh, oil, water and milk is not toxic to dogs. Coconuts are a good source of antioxidants and they also have anti-inflammatory properties. Coconut is, however, very high in saturated fats and should only be fed in moderation. The high fat content can lead to obesity and heart disease. It can also cause pancreatitis which is a serious condition. It may also upset your dog’s stomach and lead to bloating and diarrhea. Be careful if feeding coconut milk since it may contain sugar…

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Can Dogs Eat Mandarins?

Mandarins are safe for dogs Mandarin oranges are safe to give to your dog. While they are high in vitamin C, they can cause gastrointestinal discomfort to your dog due to their sugar content. The high sugar content is unhealthy and can cause diabetes and obesity in the long term. Only feed mandarins in moderation. Be sure to remove the peel and any seeds before feeding to your dog.

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