Human’s best friend and companion are the dogs. However, there are human foods that you should not share with dogs. Understand that all the healthy food that you eat is not healthy for your Fido. Read here to know about the healthy treats that humans and dogs can share.
Peanut Butter is the best treats for dogs as it lasts longer. It is full of healthy fats, protein, vitamin E and B, and niacin. Ensure to give unsalted peanut butter. Avoid too much salt; it is bad for you and the dogs. Also, check it has no sugar substitutes as inclusion in the peanut butter. For instance, Xylitol is deadly for dogs.
White rice is not a big treat, but is a great thing to feed your dog. Keep it mild and bland so that it is easy on the digestive system.
Pumpkin is a wonderful dog treat. Use fresh or canned pumpkin puree and make a delicious snack for your dog. Pumpkin is good to mix with dry dog food, and is the best when your dog has diarrhea or is not feeling well. Pumpkin goes easy on stomach, besides it has tons of fiber, abundant vitamins to get back to normal.
Eggs and Chicken
Eggs are easy to incorporate into your dog’s diet as extra protein. They are easily digestible. Cook eggs well, if not raw eggs make your Fido sick. Chicken is a safe protein. It is an add-in perfect if your dog is bored with food or the dog food is not there. Give a substitute and get some time to visit the store to buy some dog food.
Yogurt is full of calcium, protein, and digestive cultures. It improves the digestive health of your Fido. Choose the yogurt having live active cultures minus the flavor or sweetener.
Carrots are high in vitamin A and fiber, while it is low in calories. Chewing raw carrots is good for your canine’s teeth, and is a great snack for your pet. Carrots are treats due to their low calorie content and are also an ideal choice for an overweight dog.
Dogs are lactose intolerant. Give in small amounts dairy products. Dogs mostly love cheese like humans. It is a great treat, but do not overfeed, as cheese has high fat content. Give your canine companion cheese in small doses and monitor for reactions. Feeding cottage cheese is good as it has high calcium, protein, easy to digest and is bland. Yet before sharing some food with your dog, check with the veterinarian.
For more on healthy treats that humans and dogs can share visit FDA.gov
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