What Do You Know About Fruits That Dogs Can't Eat?
Fruit is a relatively nutritious thing for dogs, but some fruits can be fatal to dogs, so feed carefully. This article will explain which fruits should not be eaten by dogs.
Pineapple is not for dogs. Pineapple is a very allergy-prone fruit because of its protein-digesting bromelain. This enzyme can increase the permeability of the gastrointestinal mucosa, and the macromolecular heterologous proteins in the gastrointestinal tract can penetrate into the blood stream, causing the sensitivity difference of the body, resulting in allergic reactions. Most dogs eat pineapple prone to diarrhea, severe dehydration, causing a dangerous dog's life.
Dogs after eating grapes will seriously appear kidney failure phenomenon, if not treated in time, the dog is likely to end in death. With the current state of medicine, it is difficult to see why dogs can develop severe kidney failure within 72 hours after eating grapes. It can only be guessed that there is a substance in the glucose that may destroy the internal structure of the kidney, which leads to the tragedy.
If a dog has eaten grapes, no matter how much, take them to a veterinarian first. If symptoms of intoxication occur, treatment is usually the treatment of acute renal failure, including drugs and kidney washing.
Cherries contain cherry acid dodecahydrate and propyl sulfonate. The substance can damage the dog's intestines, and once the intestinal epithelium is destroyed, the dog is prone to vomiting and diarrhea. Cherries can also cause shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat and even shock.
Dogs can actually eat cherry pulp, but beware: the stems, seeds, and leaves are considered toxic and contain cyanide. Cyanide causes cells to be unable to take up oxygen and prevents them from working properly, and cherry pulp is rich in antioxidants, rich in beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, potassium, iron, folate and fiber. You can remove the seeds from the cherry and the surrounding area, then feed the pulp to the dog.
4. Star fruit
Star fruit contains a high proportion of minerals sodium and potassium, and the dog eats too much sodium and potassium, which will bring a heavy burden to the dog's kidneys.
Pomegranate seeds contain toxic cyanide. Dogs chewing pomegranate seeds can dissolve toxic substances in their stomach juices, which can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, gastroenteritis, and in severe cases, can kill your dog.
Eating avocados can cause trouble breathing and fluid in your dog's chest, abdomen and heart. But avocado-based foods are not harmful to dogs. For example, there are some dog foods on the market that claim to contain butter
Dog friendly fruits: bananas, apples, watermelon, citrus, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi (in moderation)
Bananas: Help the intestinal movement, very suitable for constipated dogs to eat. However, bananas are very high in potassium, and if your dog has heart, adrenal, or kidney problems, you must be very careful about how often and how much you eat.
Apples: Rich in food fiber, pectin has the effect of eliminating toxins for dogs. It contains a lot of sugar, so it should not be eaten in excess, and apple seeds should not be eaten by dogs.
Watermelon: It rehydrates. Too much sweet, should not eat too much. Dogs can't digest watermelon seeds.
Citrus: Rich in vitamin C, can help dogs replenish physical strength, can also assist digestion, suitable for constipated dogs. Do not eat too much, pay attention to remove the peel and seeds when feeding.
Strawberries: They contain a lot of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. When you feed them, remove the stems and feed them. However, if too much food will increase the burden of the dog's stomach, resulting in endocrine disorders and lead to hair removal.
Blueberries: High in antioxidants and vitamins. Silicon in blueberries has been shown to improve and support cognitive function in aging dogs. But don't feed your dog too many blueberries, too many can cause gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea or vomiting.
Kiwi fruit: Rich in vitamin C and potassium, has antioxidant effects. Studies have shown that kiwi fruit can improve breathing and delay aging. Feeding also pay attention to the right amount, easy to cause kidney burden.
Pear (can be fed in small quantities, not in large quantities)
Dogs can not eat fruit that is too high in sugar, and pear seeds contain cyanide, which can cause dogs to vomit and lower abdominal pain. Often eating pears can lead to kidney failure, high blood sugar and other diseases in dogs, leading to early death of dogs. But there is no problem with occasional small feeding. Be careful to pick out the pit before feeding.
Refrigerated fruit should not be fed directly
The fruit just taken out of the refrigerator must be put into the degree of ice to give the dog to eat, otherwise it will stimulate the dog's stomach because the temperature is too low, and it is easy to diarrhea.
What's the use of eating fruit?
Fruit isn't particularly good for dogs. As a carnivore, dogs can convert the meat they eat into vitamin C, and do not need to eat fruit to supplement it, if vitamin C is excessive, it can cause urinary stones.
However, this is not to say that dogs eat fruit has no effect, in addition to vitamin C and can not be excessive intake of sugar, fruit also contains fiber, water and so on. When the dog is constipated and has a poor appetite, you can feed some fruit to enhance gastrointestinal function.
All in all, fruit can be fed, be sure to choose a reasonable amount of feed!