Sharing food with Man’s Best Friend
Safe treats for your pup.
We all know that Fido loves a good human snack. But, it’s hard to know what you should and shouldn’t share with your furry friend. Here’s our approved list of puppy friendly human snacks that you probably have in your fridge.
Carrots: Not only will these freshen your dog’s breath, but they will also help improve his eyesight. Packed with Vitamin A and beta-carotene, this snack is a super healthy treat.
Peanut Butter: Dogs and humans both jump for yummy ooey gooey globs of peanut butter packed with healthy fats and vitamins.
Apples: Another great way to freshen your dogs breath and clean her teeth.
Pumpkin: With Halloween and Thanksgiving coming up, this is the perfect time to share some of that pumpkin with your pal. Cooked pumpkin without any spices or added sugars are a great source of vitamin A and fiber.
Oatmeal: You and your dog can both kick off the morning with a wholesome bowl of oatmeal. In fact, most dog foods already have oatmeal in them. They are a great source of vitamins and minerals and dietary fiber
Chicken: Have left over chicken? Feel free to share this healthy food with your pooch. Chicken is a great low-fat source of protein for humans and canines. Keep in mind the stay away from over seasoned pieces when sharing with your dog. Remember to keep chicken bones away from your pooch as well; they can cause splintering when swallowed. OUCH!
Yogurt: Plain, unsweetened, and unflavored yogurt can be a great additive to your dog’s meal. It is full of protein, calcium, and digestive cultures that can improve you pup’s digestive health overall.