Is it very difficult to refuse to give a piece of your food when the dog looks with that “I want” face? Everyone knows that there are foods that can harm pets, such as chocolate, coffee, grapes and many others. On the other hand, there are also foods that are good for the furry ones, as long as inserted with the veterinarian’s “ok”, served as snacks or as a reward and calculated in the daily diet.
Natural foods are a good option to offer to the pet because they are free from a series of synthetic additives such as dyes, flavors, preservatives – which can cause allergies, digestive disorders, in addition to interfering with the endocrine functions of pets.
Here are some options that are healthy for furry ones:
The apple is a good food option for the pet, besides being very palatable, it is rich in vitamin C and B vitamins that are important for the dog. It is necessary to be careful only with the ingestion of seeds or the stem of the fruit that can release hydrocyanic acid and harm the health of the pet.
Removing the peel and seed that can cause choking, mango is a great food. Rich in vitamin C and fiber, the taste of mango pleases the furry.
Rich in potassium, fiber, vitamin A and C, bananas can be offered with or without peel, but always in small portions to avoid obesity, due to its high sugar content. The ideal is to serve the fruit in slices, without the lint.
In addition to being highly hydrating, the melon offers many benefits because it contains iron, phosphorus, fiber, potassium, vitamin B and C. Melon is used to prevent cancer by inhibiting some cellular damage and should be served in small pieces, without peel.
Should be offered cooked and in small strips is a great ally in maintaining the health of the bones and teeth of dogs. Contains vitamin A, C and K, phosphorus, iron and calcium.
Although with little nutritional value, lettuce is adored by dogs and can be offered with other vegetables.
Rich in vitamins B and C, calcium, beta-carotene, magnesium and fiber, sweet potatoes are a great option that contributes to the health of muscles, bones and teeth. It should be served cooked without seasoning.
The pumpkin pleases most pets. It is a source of fiber and beta-carotene, rich in potassium, proteins, carbohydrates, calcium, sodium, iron, vitamins A, C and E. It helps to control digestive problems and can be offered cooked.
It is the favorite of pets! Rich in vitamins A and C and potassium, it can be served cooked, without spices and cut or natural. The carrot contributes to the health of the eyes, the skin and benefits the body as a whole. Helps to clean the pet’s teeth.
It has calcium, potassium, iron, zinc and sodium, in addition to being rich in vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and B6. Contribute to pressure control, then it is indicated for elderly or obese dogs. It should be served cooked and in small portions because it causes gases.
One must be careful with excess food outside the diet. One of the ways to avoid this problem is to offer foods that come out of the routine “as a bargaining chip”, thus, the dog will only gain the portions as it behaves or when performing a new trick.
The properties of functional foods, such as carrots, are present in the formulas of Botica Pets. All of our supplements are 100% natural, without preservatives, and the ingredients, when combined, enhance and complement each other, promoting a synergistic effect that provides health and longevity to pets.
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