Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Fruits And Veggies For Dogs

By George Dodson

Just about everyone loves animals. Not just a few animals but animals of all kind. We naturally gravitate toward pets. They provide companionship, as they are nonjudgmental and will accept you the way you are. Having to see people living with more than a few pets for long years is already ordinary. We grow accustomed to them as members of the family. Each of these pets are given names and sometimes each have their own individual personality.

We love our pets and want the best for them. For that reason veterinarians and animal hospitals have grown up around the need to care for and protect our pets. Books as well as instructional videos are now accessible for the pet owner who are looking to teach or train their pet. Among the major pet store outlets today is Pets Mind which possess almost all the things you need to guarantee your pets safety, health and joy.

Just like any other animals on the planet, pets also feel hunger that is why it is also important to feed them. It's important to understand that what is good for humans is not necessarily good for pets. The have certain requirements, depending on the animal. If you wish to see them happy and vibrant everyday then you will need to feed them with the proper nutrition and diet. Make sure your pet food contains necessary vitamins and minerals specifically prescribed for the classification of your pet. Fruits and vegetables are especially important, depending on the type of pet you own. So, what fruit and vegetable can you feed your pet specially if you own a dog?

There are actually not much restrictions to be considered when it comes to the fruits and vegetables fed to dogs. As long as it is rich in essential nutrients and vitamins that a dog needs. In addition, there are an excellent source of antioxidants which help to reduce ailments suffered by dogs. You need to check for yourself that the fruit or vegetable is free of any chemicals as well as other additives which can be harmful for dogs.

While we humans should consider eating both the fruits and the skins, animals do not have the enzymes to break down the cellulose walls. This is the reason why you need to make sure to prepare your dogs food thoroughly before giving it to them by skinning or peeling the fruit or vegetable.

Among the most loved vegetables by dogs is the carrot. This vegetable is specially beneficial for your dog since it is a good supply of Vitamin D which prevents your dog from getting sick.

Cantaloupe is also recommended for your dogs diet. Whenever this fruit is in its season, be sure that your dog have a bowl at least. It's rich in vitamins such as B6 and C. Also, it is filled with fiber which is good for dogs digestion.

Just like what it does to Popeye, spinach also makes dogs grow stronger. It's especially good for dogs. These grains contain a good source of iron, fiber, and calcium, as well as vitamins a, B6, and K. Spinach contains flavonoids and carotenoids which help ward off such problems as cancer.

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