5 Healthy Veggies for Your Dog!

carrot-dog-treats With all the recent dog treat recalls, I know many of us are hesitant to give our dogs any processed treats from the store. The good news is that you might have some healthy alternatives already in your house that your dog will love!

Vegetables have great health benefits for dogs, just like for people, and can be a great addition to a healthy diet. They are a great alternative to fatty treats that contain peanut butter, cheese or meat. As with any treat, they should be given in moderation. Cooked vegetables may be easier to digest for some dogs but make sure they have cooled thoroughly before giving them to your dog.

Here are 5 Top Veggies that Make Easy Dog Treats!

  1. Carrots
  2. Celery
  3. Green Beans
  4. Spinach
  5. Broccoli

You can also try giving your dog frozen veggies, I know Luca loves frozen green beans and they are easy to keep on hand!

If you’re ever in doubt about if a food item is safe for your dog, check out www.petpoisonhelpline.com or consult with your veterinarian first.

While most vegetables are safe for dogs, the following are known dangers and should be avoided: onion, garlic, chives and leeks.

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