Should I treat my dog to a strawberry or 3?
February 28, 2019
Strawberries are great for dogs! But like any other tasty snack, moderation is key. “Treats you feed your dog should make up no more than 10% of his total calories for the day,” says Purina Senior Nutritionist, Jan Dempsey. You don’t want your pooch to pack on the pounds or to suffer from digestive problems.
Strawberries have some characteristics and nutrients that may benefit your dog. Strawberries have:
- High water content
- Vitamin C
- A teeth-whitening enzyme
Strawberries are good for humans and pets. They are super tasty and a great source of vitamin C, folate, potassium, and manganese, which play important roles in the body like supporting the immune system, allowing muscles to function normally, and fighting cellular damage. Strawberries are powerful antioxidants and may help reduce inflammation and may decrease your pet’s chances of getting cancer. Go berries!
Looking for a cool strawberry treat for your doggo?
Treat your dog to a delicious Cool Dogs Ice Cream™!
Cool Dogs Ice Cream™ provides the ultimate treat for your dog. While suitable for any time of day or season. It’s not a replacement to a complete and balanced meal. Developed in coordination with a leading South African animal nutritionist.
The delicious strawberry flavored ice cream is made with fresh strawberries and lactose-free yogurt.
Did you know?
Linda Van der Walt is the founder and owner of Cool Dogs Ice Cream™. She recently featured in the Good Housekeeping magazine to share her success story.
Linda says: “Human ice cream isn’t good for dogs. Many dogs are lactose-intolerant, and sugar, salt, colourants, and preservatives – a long list of things that can affect their health and teeth”. “We use lactose-free, low-fat yogurt sweetened with agave syrup and organic coconut sugar”.
Find out more about this yummy treat here: Cool Dogs Ice Cream
Go feed your dog a strawberry! But pleaaase don’t dunk it in chocolate.
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