A List Of Healthy Fruits For Your Dog Baby

We all want nothing but the best for our canine friends. Some even consider them their babies and care enough to ensure they follow a well-balanced, healthy diet. Just like us humans, dogs need a combination of fruits, veggies, meat, and other items as well.

Do you pay attention to what your dog eats, likes, and hates? Have you preferred some fruits over the others because of your dog’s preference or the availability? Well, it is important to consider the nutritional value too.

What Fruits Can A Do Eat And Why?

Here is a list of healthy fruits you should consider feeding your dog. We have elaborated on the reasons too – 

  1. Apples – Yes, they can be very high in sugar but also high in Vitamin A and C. They are a good source of fiber too. However, apples have one of the highest pesticide content on their skin. So, ensure you wash the apple thoroughly and take out the core with seeds before giving it to your pup.
  2. Watermelons – Another fruit with seeds that require you to remove the seeds before feeding to your dog. Watermelons have a very high content of water; they are rich in potassium. Magnesium as well as Vitamin A and C. It can be a very healthy addition to your dog’s diet in summer.
  3. Bananas – Another sugar-rich fruit. Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and magnesium. You can cut them into small bite-sized pieces and freeze them to make the perfect frozen treats for your pet.
  4. Strawberries –Strawberries are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Magnesium and fiber. They are also rich in Vitamin C and K, B1, and B6. It can be a healthy and interesting-looking treat for dogs when given in limited quantities to avoid too much sugar. 
  5. Blueberries – High in Vitamin C and fiber, these berries are low in fat and rich in antioxidants. These can be a bit messy, especially if your dog likes to sit on the couch or bed and eat; or run around with a food-stained mouth. You may have to be careful to avoid the blueberries from staining your upholstery or clothes.
  6. Pears – They are crunchy and rich in fiber and water. They are low in fiber and fat. It can be a great snack item for both you and your dog. The pit containing the seeds can be a choking hazard to your dog. So, ensure you remove the pit and the seeds before giving them. 
  7. Pineapple – Rich in vitamin C, pineapple can be a great addition to your dog’s diet when given in moderation. Even if your dog loves the fruit’s acidity, ensure you don’t give them too much as the rich fiber content can cause digestive issues. 

Why Give Fruits

If you are wondering why you should give fruits in the first place, why not just meat and some dog food that are easily available, then here are a few reasons for you – 

  1. Fruits can mix up your dog’s food to make it more interesting. It offers more colour, texture as well as smell.
  2. Fruits can be a healthy treat for good behavior too. Yes, dog foods have everything essential, but like us humans, eating fresh foods can benefit your dog as well. 
  3. Our dogs will want a bite of what we eat. Giving them fruit can be an easy way to share healthy and appropriate food for a dog.


While fruits can be a healthy snack for your furry friend, too much of them can be harmful to them in the long run. High sugar and fiber are not good for a dog’s body or coat. You must be careful with the number of fruits you give them in a day. Though it may be difficult, you ought to stop them from eating once they reach their limit.

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