Can dogs eat Kiwi?

can dogs eat kiwiYes

Overview

dog-food-safety-information

Kiwi is a good fruity treat for dogs. It is a great source of dietary fiber, vitamins C, K, E, potassium, and folate. But kiwi should only be fed to dogs in limited amounts. The fruit's high fiber content can trigger digestive issues in dogs if eaten excessively.

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Kiwis are a rich source of vitamins C, K, E, potassium, folate, and antioxidants, which help boost the dog's immune system.
  • The kiwi fruit's high fiber content helps with indigestion.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption can cause stomach upset and diarrhea due to the kiwifruit's laxative effect.
  • Kiwifruit contains calcium oxalate, which can cause kidney and bladder stones if consumed excessively.
  • Dogs with kidney problems or that are prone to kidney stones should not be given kiwis.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Kiwis are eaten fresh or frozen.
  • Remove the skin, scoop out the seeds, and cut the flesh into bite-sized pieces.
  • Give kiwis to your dog in moderation as an occasional treat.

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