Yes, apples are good for dogs and they can enjoy them safely. But always buy the organic version of these ‘dirty dozen’s. You must also learn how to prepare them because not all the parts of this fruit are pet-friendly.
Why should dogs eat apple?
Apples are unexceptionally healthy fruit and contain enough nutrients to help you in keeping the veterinarian away from your dog. The fiber content of an apple will improve his digestive system, and the rest of the minerals will boost your dog’s immunity and energy. They will also help your dog fight many diseases.
Nutrient contents of apple good for dogs
- 95 calories – 95
- Carbs – 25 grams
- Fiber – 4 grams
- vitamin C, K, E, B1, B2, B6
- Polyphenols (antioxidants)
How to serve apple to your dog?
All the varieties of apples are suitable for dogs, you can either feed them raw apples or cooked apples.
Method 1- Raw apples
It is very easy to feed raw apples to you dogs
- Wash the apples.
- Peel their skins and remove the core and seeds of apples.
- Now cut them into small slices and give them to your dog.
Method 2- cooked apples
If your dog just walks away peeing on apples then just try this simple recipe of honey-baked apples.
- Chop thin slices of apple
- Mix honey cinnamon and lemon in one bowl
- Dip the slices into the bowls.
- Bake them for 30 minutes or until they are brown and it’s done.
Can apples harm your dog?
Seeds and core are the parts of apples that can harm your dogs. The core of the apple is harmful because it is hard and can cause a choking hazard. Apple seeds might not grow into your dog’s stomach but they can definitely bury him into the ground. These seeds contain cyanide in small quantities that can endanger your pet’s life. A large amount of apple peel can also cause indigestion to some dogs. No matter how much you love apples but you would not want your dog to look like an apple so feed him this sweet fruit only in adequate quantity.
In the end, we would suggest that apples are a great source of nutrients for your dog’s food, but every dog’s need is different therefore you should consult your veterinarian as a precaution. To make your dogs fur shine and rise feed apples and eat apples. Have a great day!