In the previous blog we introduced the fruits that dogs can or cannot eat. In this blog we will continue with vegetables. If you are used to feeding your dog vegetables other than dry food, you may want to take a look.
Vegetables that CAN be given to your dog:
Cucumber: Feeding it in moderation will help your dog get a vitamin boost.
Carrots: A good amount to help with vitamin A (please note that carrots should be cooked and not overfed).
Pumpkin: a small amount will help your dog's growth and development.
Wombak: A moderate amount helps to improve digestion.
Cabbage: in moderation to improve digestion (note: cabbage should not be given to dogs with thyroid problems).
Broccoli: Feed your dog cooked broccoli in moderation to help give them a good boost of fibre and vitamins.
Lettuce: Fresh lettuce can be fed to adult dogs to help with vitamin supplementation.
Vegetables that CANNOT be given to your dog:
Onions: Onions are a toxin-producing vegetable for dogs, so please do not feed them.
Spring Onions: Onions can easily cause anaemia in dogs.
Yellow Chives: Chives can cause your dog to urinate blood and become depressed, please do not feed them.
Chilies: Chilies can damage your dog's gastrointestinal tract and cause gastrointestinal distress, do not feed them.
Bean sprouts: Bean sprouts can aggravate your dog's gastrointestinal tract and cause discomfort to your dog.
Mushrooms: Dogs cannot digest the protein in mushrooms.
Tomatoes: Overfeeding tomatoes can cause diarrhoea and lethargy in dogs.
Chives: Chives can cause anaemia in dogs and are detrimental to their bone marrow health.