Can dogs eat Zucchini?

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Overview

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Yes, zucchini, or Courgette can be fed to dogs. This vegetable is low in calories and full of essential nutrients, but make sure to slice it into bite-sized pieces. Serving large chunks of zucchini to dogs might cause choking.

Benefits

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  • Zucchini is loaded with vitamins, fiber, and minerals. It is low in calories, making it an excellent natural treat for overweight dogs.
  • All parts of the zucchini plant are non-toxic to dogs.

Risks

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  • Large chunks of zucchini are a potential choking hazard.
  • Excessive consumption might cause digestive issues in dogs.
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Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Zucchini may be served raw, steamed, or cooked.
  • Raw zucchini has the highest amount of nutrients.
  • Grate or chop raw zucchini into small pieces, serve it to your dog in moderation.

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