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Should you give pumpkin to your dog?



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Halloween, the pumpkin season is here

You cannot be a dog parent and not have heard of benefits of pumpkin for dogs



To be honest, pumpkin is a dog superfood

Dog guardians have used pumpkin for the longest period of time to ease digestion during difficult times



Pumpkin has 6 amazing benefits for dogs

Pumpkin contains amazing vitamins like A, E and C



It also contains minerals like potassium and iron.



Canned pumpkin provides a huge boost to your dog's nutrition



Pumpkin has high fiber content. Thus, it is incredible for your dog's digestion



Pumpkin lowers the acidity levels in your pup's intestine



Pumpkin also acts as a probiotic powerhouse for your dog.



Are their any harmful effects to feeding pumpkin to dogs?

Every food item has its own pros and cons



Fiber-rich foods like pumpkin may reduce the absorption of protein and other nutrients from diet



Pumpkin is high in starch content. It adds to your dog's calorie intake



Pumpkin has high levels of sodium. Too much sodium can cause kidney and heart disease



Never give your dog pumpkin pies. The spices present in pie may be toxic to your dog.



Add 1-4 tablespoons of pumpkin to your dog's meal



Discuss with your vet before adding pumpkin as a supplement to your dog's diet.



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