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Can Dogs Eat Fruit and Veggies?

It is not uncommon to want to spoil our pups when we’re eating our meals at the dinner table, or when we are having a snack on the couch. We will never be able to escape the two beady eyes staring at you waiting for something to drop so they can snatch it up, but not all human food is good for our four-legged friends.

Although the food we eat is safe for us, it may not be safe for them, and it is very important that we know that. Dogs do digest food differently than humans, and some fruits or vegetables can even be downright dangerous for our dogs. Please take a look at this list to know what they can have a taste of and what should be avoided.

Safe: 

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cranberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Green beans (chopped up)
  • Mango
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Peas
  • Pineapple
  • Potatoes
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Spinach
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Watermelon

Not Safe:

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Tomatoes

The safe list is far longer than the not safe list of fruits and veggies that your dog can eat, but this is only in moderation, almost like a little snack for them here and there. Introducing new food to our dog’s diets can develop an allergic reaction, so look out for any symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, or even skin problems. You can always talk to your veterinarian if you are concerned or have any questions at all!

Written by Kadeejha, ACA

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We continue to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Clarkson Village Animal Hospital