Wondering if it’s safe for your doggo to share some blueberries with you (or if you should panic if they steal some off the counter one day)? A lot of people want to know can dogs eat blueberries.
So are those little blueberries most of us enjoy so much safe for our dogs too? Well, in this article, we answer that common question…
Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?
There are some berries that are poisonous for dogs… and even for us humans. However, blueberries not one of them and they are safe as dog treats – as long as it is given moderately.
So, yes, overall blueberries ARE safe for dogs to eat.
Blueberries the “Superfood”
Branded as a superfood for all the nutrients and vitamins it provides, Blueberries are surprisingly good for your dog’s health. They’re filled with antioxidants which can help your dogs battle a multitude of diseases. They also provide fiber and phytochemicals that help make your dog healthy.
But Don’t Go Overboard Feeding Your Dog Blueberries
As with everything, you still need to feed your dogs blueberries in moderation. Otherwise, they can cause ugly stomach aches for your fur babies.
Tips For Making Blueberries a Great Dog Food or Treat
Blueberries make a good treat for summer time. Simply put your blueberries into the freezer and give them as cold treats for the hot weather. Dogs enjoy frozen treats especially when they are in heat.
Always Check With Your Dog’s Vet
Again, as we have expressed before, it is important to call your veterinarian if your dog has any food allergies or food sensitivity to make sure you know just how much blueberry you can feed them.
However, in general, if you are looking for the answer if it is safe to feed your dogs blueberries, the simple answer is YES. Feel free to add some blueberries to your dog’s diet because, in moderation, they are good for your dog’s health.
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