Bananas - are high in sugar so must be given in small quantities, but they are a great natural source of potassium, vitamins, biotin, fiber, and copper. In moderation, bananas are a great low-calorie dog treats for dogs.
Blueberries - are a superfood rich in antioxidants, which prevent cell damage in humans and in dogs. They’re packed with fiber and phytochemicals. Make it fun and teach your dog to catch treats!
Broccoli - is safe for dogs to eat occasionally in very small quantities. It is high in fiber and vitamin C and low in fat. However, Broccoli can cause mild-to-potentially-severe gastric irritation in some dogs due to its content of isothiocyanates. Broccoli stalks have been known to cause obstruction in the esophagus.
Brussel Sprouts - Brussels sprouts are loaded with nutrients and antioxidants. Give in moderation, because they can cause lots of gas.
Cantaloupe - is low in calories, and a great source of water and fiber. However, it is high in sugar, so treat in moderation, especially when dogs are overweight or diabetic.
Carrots - are an excellent low-calorie snack; high in fiber and beta-carotene, which produces vitamin A. Plus great for your dog’s teeth.
Celery - In addition to vitamins A, B, and C, this crunchy green snack contains the nutrients needed to promote a healthy heart, fight cancer and freshen your dogs’ breath.
Cranberries – fresh and dried cranberries are safe to feed in small quantities. Moderation is important, as too many cranberries can lead to an upset stomach.
Cucumbers - hold little to no carbohydrates, fats, or oils and they can even boost energy levels. They’re loaded with vitamins K, C, and B1, potassium, copper, magnesium, and biotin. Great snack to help your dog lose weight.
Green beans - are safe for dogs to eat, as long as they are plain, cooked or raw. Green beans are full of vitamins and minerals, fiber and low in calories.
Mango - is packed with vitamins A, B6, C, and E. They also have potassium as well as both beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. Remember with most fruits, remove the hard pit first because it can be a choking hazard.
Oranges - are fine for dogs to eat, according to veterinarians. They can be an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Remove the peel and seeds. In small quantities can serve as tasty treats for your dog.
Peaches – can be a great summer treat, rich in fiber and vitamin A, and can even help fight infections, but NOT canned peaches as they contain sugary syrups.
Pears - are high in copper, vitamins C and K, and fiber. Remove the pit and seeds. Cut into bite size as dog treats.
Peas - snow peas, sugar snap peas, and garden or English peas offer vitamins, minerals, and are rich in protein and fiber. Avoid canned peas due to added sodium.
Pineapple - is full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber as sweet treat for dogs, but remember to remove outside prickly first. It also contains bromelain, an enzyme that help dogs absorb proteins.
Potatoes – cooked potatoes are fine to give your dog every once and a while. A washed, peeled, baked or boiled potato contains iron; raw potatoes can be rough on the stomach. Don’t add milk, butter, or seasonings.
Raspberries - contain antioxidants that are great for dogs. They’re low in sugar and calories, high in fiber, manganese, and vitamin C. Raspberries are especially good for older dogs offering anti-inflammatory properties. Serve in moderation as they contain small amounts of Xylitol.
Strawberries - contain an enzyme that can help whiten your dog’s teeth; in addition, strawberries are full of fiber and vitamin C, but high in sugar, so give in moderation.
Spinach – in small amounts.
Sweet potatoes - are packed with fiber, beta carotene, vitamins B-6 and C. Just like with regular potatoes, you should give your dog washed, peeled, cooked, and unseasoned sweet potatoes that have cooled down.
Watermelon - is 92 percent water, loaded with vitamin A, B-6, and C, as well as potassium. Remember to remove the rind and seeds first. Watermelon keeps your dog hydrated.
Apples - dogs can eat apples but NOT the seeds. Apples are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber. Apple are a great snack being low in protein and fat. Just be sure to remove the seeds and core first. During warm weather try our frozen apple bites dog treats.