🍌Can Dogs Eat BANANAS? ▶︎ Human Food Dogs Can Eat (2019)
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🍌Can Dogs Eat BANANAS? ▶︎ Human Food Dogs Can Eat (2019)

October 30, 2019

welcome to another episode of dog lover boss today we’ll cover a frequent question we receive every week can dogs have been in us yes dogs can have bananas they may not get all the nutritional benefits humans get from this route but bananas make a good and motivating treat bananas are the perfect go-to snack they’re sweet provide energy and come in their own convenient wrapper Ken dogs eat bananas though Purina experts say yes bananas are a great treat for your pooch unlike other fruits which may have toxic components every part of a banana is safe for your dog to eat that’s not to say there aren’t any risks involved though our experts explain how and when to treat your dog to this fruit without causing digestive upset if you’re wondering can puppies eat bananas check with your veterinarian puppies need a specific diet for their growth and development added calories from bananas and other fruits could interfere our bananas good for dogs peel bananas are best for dogs but if he gobbles one hole don’t worry banana peels are toxic to dogs that’s not to say eating a banana hole won’t cause your dog to throw up or have diarrhea Purina senior nutritionist Jan Dempsey says that reaction means his system isn’t accustomed to digesting all the fiber a banana peel contains it’s always best to peel this fruit and cut it into appropriate serving sizes despite the low risk unlike grapes or cherries bananas aren’t as nutritious as you might think because the servings are small the beneficial nutrients may not make a difference that’s fine according to Dempsey she explains bananas do contain certain nutrients like potassium but if your dog is on a complete and balanced diet you’re not relying on the banana to supply anything essential when or bananas bad for dogs like other fruits bananas contain natural sugar too much of any type of sugar can cause weight gain which can lead to other health issues to avoid these negative effects follow the 90/10 rule 90% of your dog’s daily calories should come from his dog food and the other 10 from treats some people think bananas will improve symptoms of digestive upset like diarrhea according to Dempsey bananas aren’t a cure-all for dogs with diarrhea or constipation instead of feeding your dog more bananas watch his food intake and reduce the amount to see what he tolerates if diarrhea and other symptoms don’t resolve within 24 hours call your veterinarian how to serve bananas for dogs as mentioned earlier ask your veterinarian before feeding your dog or puppy any new foods they can tell you the best serving size based on his age size and more to serve your dog a banana peel it and cut it into an appropriate size and share the treat with your pup how should you feed bananas to your dog if your veterinarian gives you the okay there are several ways you can feed bananas to your dog here are four favorites 1 freeze them peel them cut them up and give your dog a refreshing frozen treat these are especially nice on a hot summer day and they’re super easy to prepare to mesh them up and stir them into your dog’s food your dog might love the sweet flavor and enjoy a change of pace from their regular meal 3 smush them and stuff them in a toy hung or puzzle feeder this will give your dog some mental and physical stimulation and help reduce boredom 4 mix them in a treat recipe you can find plenty of recipes for banana dog treats by searching online some favorite things to mix bananas with include peanut butter make sure it doesn’t have xylitol or yogurt but you should also ask your vet before feeding your dog these foods do-it-yourself banana dog treat many dogs will enjoy the sweet starchy flavor of a plain banana but if you’re feeling ambitious you can make this tasty treat no baking required you’ll need right banana a scoop of peanut butter first check that it doesn’t contain xylitol a slice of mild cheese a blender a fillable toy like a Kong instructions combine the banana peanut butter and cheese in the blender until it reaches a smooth consistency smear it over the toy and freeze do you feed your dog bananas do you have any favorite banana dog treat recipes let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to subscribe and activate the bell for more videos

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