Can dogs eat Bok choy?

can dogs have bok choyYes

Overview

dog-food-safety-information

Yes, bok choy, or Pak choi, is safe for dogs to eat. This cruciferous vegetable is high in fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamin A. When feeding bok choy to dogs, chop it into bite-sized pieces to avoid dogs choking on the large leaves.

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Bok choy, or Pak choi, is abundant in fiber, which is beneficial for dogs with metabolism or digestive issues such as constipation.
  • Bok choy also contains vitamin A, which helps maintain healthy eyesight.
  • Pak choi has vitamin B6 and folate for a healthy heart.
  • Bok choy is a good source of vitamin C, which helps boost a dog's immunity, and vitamin K, which helps absorb calcium.
  • Bok choy is also rich in magnesium and phosphorus.

Risks

health-risks
  • Bok choy's large leaves are a choking hazard, especially to small dogs.
  • Some dogs may be allergic to bok choy.
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Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Cut bok choy into small pieces to make it easy for your dog to digest.
  • Bok choy can be given to a dog raw or cooked (boil or steam) in moderation.

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