Avocado slices or seeds – Can my dog eat?

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Can I Give My Dog Avocado

People just go so crazy for avocado and just love it so much. And also some dogs go crazy over Avocados, doing everything they can to convince you to give them some. So it is obvious for you to think that if avocado is good for your dog or not. Is it beneficial for them? Well, the answer is yes. They are good for both you and your dog. Some people also say that avocado is toxic for animals, mainly for horses. Though, this is not true. Sometimes avocado cause’s diarrhea to dogs but not all and it’s not confirmed. It depends from dog to dog. Every dog has different environment and behavior.

The answer is Yes, you can give your dog Avocado but not regularly.

Avocados are often labeled as a toxic food for your dogs, and many dog owners have made it a sacred habit to keep their dogs away from this fruit as much as possible. However, this may not be the right thing to do after all. You see, dogs can indeed eat avocados safely. The main reason avocados are labeled as a toxic food for dogs is because of persin found inside the avocado, which is mostly concentrated in the pits, bark, seeds and leaves of avocado trees. Basically it’s the seed inside avocado.

So if you plan to feed your dog avocado, always remove these parts and only give your dog the flesh to eat.When it comes to the flesh of the avocados, which is what your dog mainly eats, persin is found in very small quantities, which poses no health risk for your dog whatsoever.

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Why is Avocado good for dog?

Avocados are rich in potassium. They are an excellent source of dietary fiber. They are rich in “good fats” and essential omega fatty acids. They are good as an aid for your dog’s skin health and coat condition. They are anti-inflammatory. They are rich in antioxidants that benefit the immune system.And also rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E. They are a good source of niacin. They are rich in foliate. They are a good source of niacin. They are one of the best sources of protein among fruits, containing 18 amino acids (excellent for muscle development).

How much Avocado a dog can eat?

Avocados should not be one of the main foods of your dog’s diet, it should only be a small supplement to an overall well round diet that too when needed. You should know that avocados are one of the fruits with highest fat content, which means that your pooch could easily be eating a whole lot more fat than they should be eating during a day if they’re being fed excessive amounts of avocado. And that’s definitely not something you want happening, as it can easily fatten up your dog in no time leading to obesity, as well as leading to your dog potentially developing pancreatitis and suffering from it their whole life.

How can a dog eat avocado?

As now you already know that, before you give your dog an avocado to eat you should remove the pits, bark, seeds and leaves. This will leave your dog with only the avocado flesh to eat.It’s especially important to take out the pit before feeding the avocado to your dog because it can block your dog’s esophagus, stomach or intestinal tract, which will cause nothing but serious health hazards that will threaten your dog’s life. It can make your dog ill with diarrhea and other things. Now it’s your duty to give avocadoes only in moderation whenever needed with proper care.

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