Fresh fruits and veggies make healthy, cost-effective snacks for dogs, especially if you already have an at-home garden! We've compiled a list of the top 5 healthy and safe fruits and veggies you can grow at home for your pup to enjoy. Read below and might find your dog's new fave from the garden :)
A popular treat for their crunchy-ness, carrots are packed with beta-carotene and vitamin K.
Excellent for digestion, simple steamed sweet potatoes make a great topper for your dog's meal and are packed with healthy fiber and vitamins.
Rich in dietary fiber and thiamin, these make great snacks right off the vine!
Low-calorie, but high in certain nutrients like manganese and vitamin C, zucchini makes a great dog snack, raw or cooked.
Sweet and juicy right from the garden, strawberries are great dog snack packed with vitamin C and folate (vitamin B9).
Want to learn more about which foods are ok for your dog to eat? Check out our Ask the Vet: Top 10 Fruits & Veggies Safe for Dogs here!
(Always consult with your veterinarian before making any major changes to your dog's diet)
[Photo by Erin Nissen]