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You cannot be a dog parent and not have heard of benefits of pumpkin for dogs
Dog guardians have used pumpkin for the longest period of time to ease digestion during difficult times
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.
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.
Despite dog guardians loving their dogs, they commit mistakes they may not even realize.