Can dogs eat Pears?

can dogs eat pearsYes

Overview

dog-food-safety-information

Pears are a great snack for dogs. The fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins C and K and copper. Deseeding is a crucial part of preparing pears for dogs. Their seeds contain toxins that could induce poisoning in dogs.

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Pears contain significant amounts of copper, vitamin C, and vitamin K.
  • The fruit is also high in fiber, which promotes healthy digestion in dogs.

Risks

health-risks
  • Pear seeds contain traces of cyanide, which is toxic to dogs.
  • The pear core and seeds can also cause choking.
  • The fruit has high sugar content, which is not suitable for dogs with diabetes.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Pear is eaten ripe and fresh.
  • Remove the core and seeds, cut the flesh into bite-sized pieces.
  • Give a few slices of the fruit to your dog as an occasional treat.

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