Can Dogs Eat Peaches?


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How about feeding peaches to dog?

Fruits are known for their nutritional value and many people want to provide the complete nutritious diet to their dogs. Same is true about peaches also. if you love to eat peaches and your dog look at you when you eat peach like it is begging from you to give him/her a piece, you need not to think a lot. You can offer it some amount of peach as peach is not harmful for dogs according to scientific researches. Just take care that it should not have the pit because this becomes the reason of colonic inflammation. Moreover, cyanide is contained by pits of peach and plum which is toxic for animals.

Peach flesh for dog

The flesh of peach is a tasty treat for your dog, doubtlessly. In many countries, peaches are the par of human beings’ upbringings as they are one of the basic ingredients of their daily diet due to excessive growth of the same in their country. In such cases, people think whether they can offer this fruit to their pets too? Well, peach flesh is good for your dog till the time you are giving it in moderation. But you should be prepared for watching your dog suffering from temporary diarrheas sometimes even when limited amount of peach is given.

Care to be taken

It’s better to remove the pit before giving the peach flesh to your dog. This will avoid the chance of entrance of pit into the body of your dog that may cause food poisoning. Secondly, you should always wash peaches before giving to your dogs in order to remove all the pesticide content and preservatives from the fruit. Try to offer fresh peaches only to your dog rather the preserved and canned peach flesh as it may cause constipation to your cute one. Moreover, the packaging containers are made up of plastic, tins etc. that adds toxic contents to food and causes toxicity inside the body. Moreover, preserved peach flesh may contain extra sugar and sweeteners which are not good for your dog. It may cause obesity and tooth decay.

What to do when the dog eats pit?

If your dog has eaten the peach or plum pit, you need not to panic. You should check out for the symptoms like dizziness, dilated pupils and excessive salivation. These signs show the presence of cyanide in the harmful seeds of peach. You should call a vet doctor immediately after watching these symptoms.

References:

http://www.akc.org/learn/dog-health/fruits-vegetables-dogs-can-and-cant-eat/

http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/dog-health-tips-food-can-dogs-eat-peaches

http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/peach

http://pets.webmd.com/dogs/ss/slideshow-foods-your-dog-should-never-eat


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