Good and Bad Fruits for Dogs

Fruits doggies CAN have 🍓🫐🥭🍏🍌🍉

📣 That healthy dogs can eat.
There are always going to be certain foods, certain dogs cannot have, given their specific needs, allergies or ailments.
Apples (without seeds or core)
Watermelon (seedless and without rind)
Pineapple (in moderation and without the tough core)
Mango (in moderation and without the pit)
Oranges (in moderation and without seeds or peel)
Cranberries (in moderation)
Cantaloupe (seedless and without rind)
Papaya (in moderation and without seeds)
Kiwi (peeled and sliced)
Pears (seedless and without core)
Peaches (without pits)
Apricots (without pits)
Coconut (fresh or dried, in moderation)
Cherries (seedless and without pits) – Although cherries are safe in small quantities, it’s important to note that the pits contain cyanide and should be avoided.
Avocado (no pit or skin, in moderation)
Cranberries (fresh or dried, without added sugar)
Pomegranate (seedless and in small amounts)
Guava (seedless and ripe)
Starfruit (sliced and seedless)
Passionfruit (scoop out the flesh, avoid seeds)
Persimmons (ripe and without seeds)
Lychee (peeled and seedless)
Tangerines (in moderation and without seeds or peel)
Nectarines (without pits)
Plums (without pits)
Fruits are in moderation, approximately 5-10% of their overall diet & can be given as a topper, frozen as a treat, baked into treats, or cooked in a recipe (1c).

⚠️ Here are some fruits that dogs should avoid:

Grapes and raisins – These can cause kidney failure in dogs, even in small amounts.
Cherries pits – The pits contain cyanide, which is toxic to dogs.
Persimmons – The seeds can cause intestinal blockage or inflammation.
Pits and seeds from fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, and plums – These can contain cyanide or pose a choking hazard.
Fruit seeds in general – Many fruit seeds contain cyanide or can cause intestinal blockages.
Fruit cores – These can also pose a choking hazard.
Citrus fruits (lemons, limes, grapefruits) – While the fruit itself is not toxic, the high acidity can upset a dog’s stomach and potentially cause irritation.
Rhubarb – Both the leaves and stalks contain oxalates, which can be toxic to dogs.
Upripe tomatoes – While ripe tomatoes are safe in small amounts, the leaves and stems contain solanine, which can be toxic.
Fruits with pits or seeds not specifically listed as safe (such as apricot pits, peach pits, and plum pits) – These can contain cyanide and pose a choking hazard.
From: Homemade Dog Food – The Nourished Pup Facebook page.
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