Can dogs eat Raspberries?

can dogs have raspberriesYes

Overview

dog-food-safety-information

Raspberries are safe and nutritious for dogs to eat while served in small amounts since they contain natural xylitol, which is toxic to canines. Raspberries are also high in oxalates, which can cause kidney stone formations when consumed excessively. Avoid giving raspberries to dogs with kidney problems.

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Raspberries are rich in antioxidants, which help protect against infections and diseases in dogs.
  • Raspberries also contain vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B6, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, iron, and manganese.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption can cause gastrointestinal side effects like vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation.
  • Raspberries contain natural xylitol; it can be toxic to dogs if consumed in large quantities.
  • Raspberries are a high-oxalate food; dogs with kidney problems or that are prone to kidney stones should not be given raspberries.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Ripe raspberries are eaten fresh or frozen.
  • Give raspberries to your dog in moderation, keep the serving size to no more than 12 berries.

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