Fruit and Your Dog

If you own dogs, you should be well-informed about the things concerning your pets. You should go beyond merely offering them their daily needs and playing with them. The food and health are two essential factors you should consider when you raise pets like dog.

Perhaps many dog owners are still not aware that grapes are not safe for dogs. Also, sugar cane is not advantageous for your dog’s health. Being a responsible pet owner, you should learn to distinguish the healthy food from unhealthy or dangerous food for dogs.

Fruits like bananas, sugar cane, kiwi fruits, star fruit, and cherries should not be included in your dogs’s diet because these are not good for their health. These fruits contain potassium and sodium which can be a burden on the dog’s kidney. Cherries can trigger rapid breathing and rapid heartbeat on dogs. Further, the dogs may experience difficulty in digesting the sugar cane’s coarse fiber.

These fruits should not be intended for your dog’s long-term consumption but occasional eating of small amount of these may not totally harm them. Moreover, sugar found in sugar cane and cherry is high. In case your dog gets higher amount of these fruits, it can lead to obesity. And when this happens, weight loss for your dog can be a difficult task.

Additionally, fruits like plums, guavas, lychees, mangos, and peaches may not have a pleasing effect on your dogs when these are eaten. The seeds and fruits of melons contain cyanide that can cause abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea in dogs. Likewise, guava seeds can lead dogs to experience constipation.

When dogs are fed with mango, the large kernel is dangerous for them, and its juice can cause dirty hair. So, as a responsible and careful master, should cut the fruit into small pieces and give them just a small amount. It controls the dog’s weight while maintaining the dog hair clean.