Can dogs eat Pineapple?

can dogs have pineappleYes

Overview

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Yes, in small amounts, pineapple is a healthy snack for dogs. Various nutrients, including iron, potassium, and vitamin C, can be found in this tropic fruit. However, pineapple is not a suitable treat for diabetic dogs. It is high in sugar and may increase blood sugar levels.

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Pineapple contains vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, and iron that promote canine health.

Risks

health-risks
  • The skin and the hard center of the pineapple are tough and difficult to digest. They can also be a choking hazard to dogs.
  • Pineapples are high in sugar and not suitable for dogs with diabetes.
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Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Choose ripe pineapple, remove the leaves, spiky skin, and the core.
  • Cut the pineapple into bite-sized chunks. Serve in moderation.

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