20 Human Foods Dogs Can Eat

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We’ve all been there, staring into those irresistible puppy-dog eyes, begging for a morsel of our dinner. It’s a familiar scene for any dog lover. But those eyes aren’t just pleading for any old scrap—they’re after human food. Before you scoff at the idea, don’t banish Fido to the doghouse just yet.

It turns out several human foods are safe for your canine companion and add valuable nutrients to their diet. So, hang tight as we serve a menu of 20 human foods your dog can happily chow down. Woof Appetit!

Peanut Butter

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A fantastic source of protein, heart-healthy fats, and vitamin B, peanut butter is a doggy delight. Just be sure the brand you choose is free from xylitol, an artificial sweetener that’s toxic to dogs.

Carrots

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Packed with vitamin A and fiber, carrots make a crunchy, low-calorie snack that’s also good for your dog’s teeth.

Blueberries

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These little superfoods are bursting with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, making them a healthy treat for your dog.

Bananas

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They’re a great source of potassium and vitamins, but remember to feed them in moderation due to their high sugar content.

Sweet Potatoes

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Steamed or boiled, sweet potatoes are a great source of dietary fiber and vitamins A, B6, and C.

Chicken

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Cooked chicken is a perfect protein boost for your dog. Just make sure it’s free of seasoning and bones.

Turkey

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Similarly to chicken, turkey is an excellent source of protein. Remember to remove any seasoning, skin, and bones.

Green Beans

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A fantastic low-calorie snack, green beans provide an excellent source of protein and calcium.

Apples

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Apples (minus the seeds and core) offer fiber and vitamins A and C. They also help clean residue off a dog’s teeth, improving their breath.

Fish

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Salmon and sardines are excellent sources of Omega-3 fatty acids, which promote heart and eye health.

Pumpkin

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Packed with fiber and vitamin A, pumpkin is great for your dog’s digestive health.

Quinoa

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This superfood offers a good protein source and is easy on a dog’s digestive system.

Eggs

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A wholesome and complete source of protein, eggs for dogs should be cooked.

Oatmeal

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A great source of soluble fiber, oatmeal is perfect for senior dogs with bowel irregularity issues. It’s also a great alternative grain for dogs allergic to wheat.

Spinach

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High in vitamins A, B, C, and K, spinach also contains iron, antioxidants, and beta-carotene.

Broccoli

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This veggie can be an excellent occasional nutrition boost. However, it should not exceed 10% of a dog’s daily caloric intake.

Cucumbers

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A crunchy, hydrating snack that’s perfect for overweight dogs since it holds little to no carbs, fats, or oils.

Rice

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Especially brown rice, is a healthy part of a dog’s diet. It’s a wonderful source of carbohydrates and can act as a binding agent to help firm up stools.

Cantaloupe

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This summer fruit is packed with nutrients, but its high sugar content means it should be shared in moderation.

Pears

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Pears are a good source of fiber and vitamins A and C. Make sure to remove the seeds and core before feeding them to your dog.

So there you have it, a smorgasbord of delicious and nutritious options you and your pup can enjoy!

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    Dennis brings a comprehensive worldview to the Frenz Hub team, fueled by his passions for writing, reading, documentaries, and community involvement. His educational background enhances his thoughtful contributions.

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