The benefits of fruit and veg don’t just apply to humans, dogs need their vitamins and minerals too.5-a-day might be a stretch too far, but giving your dog a bit of fruit and veg contributes wonderfully to a healthy, balanced diet.
Here is a list of 12 types of fruit and veg that promote your dog’s health and happiness!
Carrots are great for your dog’s skin and will give him a thick and glossy coat. They are another good snack that help improve your dog's dental hygiene. Be careful though, as carrots are full of sugar and so should be only be given as an occasional treat.
Not only is watermelon great for hydration, it also contains lots of antioxidants. We love eating it on a hot day, and your dog will too. Make sure you take out the pips though as they are dangerous for dogs.
As an occasional treat, blueberries help fill in the gaps left by an unvaried diet. They are particularly full of antioxidants. But don’t give your dog too many as they can be a little difficult to digest.
Don’t hesitate to give your dog sweet potatoes whenever you can. They will make them nice and strong. Rich in amino acids, sweet potatoes are great for your dog’s muscles.Beware, not all fruit and veg are good for your dog. Some can be poisonous for them. To find out more check out this list of the 13 foods you should never give your dog.