Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

By January 28, 2020 June 12th, 2020 Dogs
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Quite simply, yes! Your pet can eat bananas.

Bananas are high in fiber, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C. It is a healthier alternative to treats due to lower levels of sodium and cholesterol. As with fruit with high sugar levels, it should be served in moderation. Bananas should not constitute more than 10% of your dog’s daily consumption. Over-consumption may lead to obesity and diabetes in the long term.

You can feed your dog bananas by mashing it up with their food, smash it and stuff it into a toy or Kong, or even offering it as a cool, refreshing treat by freezing and cutting it into bite sized slices. Take caution not to feed banana peels to your dog. It is hard to digest and may cause blockages.

So anytime someone asks you if Can Dogs Eat Bananas, you know the facts!