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8 Fruits That Are Healthy For Dogs

Updated on August 12, 2015

If you are a dog lover, you may love giving your pet a treat every once in a while, but you also want to be careful of what foods you give to your pup. There are a variety of fruits that are good for dogs, and they also enjoy it! Listed below are 8 different fruits that are perfectly healthy for your furry friend.


Strawberries are definetly a favorite for dogs! Strawberries contain vitamin C and Vitamin K. Vitamin C helps bones develop properly and helps increase immunity. Vitamin K also helps with bone development and keeping a regular blood flow. This sweet berry is good for both you and your canine friend!


Apples contain vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. This fruit has good sources of fiber and regulates blood flow. Just please remember to never feed your dog the seeds contained in an apple! The seeds contain amounts of cyanide that would not be good for your furry friend.


Bananas are not only a popular foof for people, but dogs as well! There are vitamins B and C in bananas, which means good amounts of fiber, and a regular digestive system. A great treat for your dog!


A kiwi contains large amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin E. The vitamin C means a good amount of fiber and a regular digestive system. Vitamin K aids with blood flow. Vitamin E also helps with the digestive system. This exotic and refreshing fruit is great for your dog.


Watermelon is great for both humans and dogs. This is because there are amounts of vitamin A and vitamin C. There is also a great portion of water, which decreases risk of dehydration. Just please remember to get rid of seeds before giving this fruit to your dog. Eating seeds can actually cause blockage in the digestive system. This fruit is tasty and refreshing for your dog.


Who dosn't love blueberries? Well dogs love them! Blueberries contain Vitamin C and K. This means that blueberries have healthy amounts of fiber and have antioxidants that keep the body in check. A great snack to give to your dog once in a while!


Pineapples have great amounts of vitamin C, which means good sources of fiber and aids with digestion. Eating pineapple supposedly helps dogs with coprophagia, which is when dogs eat their own feces. This tropical tasting fruit would be a great snack for your pup!


Cantaloupe contain Vitamins A, B and C and are high in fiber content. Cantaloupe is also known to strengthen the digestive system and the immune system. So remember to give a slice of this sweet melon to your dog.

But before you feed any of these fruits to your dog, remember to give only small portions. Too much of a fruit can make your dog sick, but giving your dog small amounts of fruit would be great as a treat. Please feel free to leave any questions or comments you may have below!


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      Kevin Goodwin 

      3 years ago

      Most fruits are good for dogs thats why you see more treats that have fruits in their ingredients.

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      3 years ago

      Mostly I have seen articles on what you cannot feed dogs. This is an interesting take on doggie diets.


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