Apples are a great source of vitamin A and C making them great for a dogs overall health. Red Delicious, Northern Spy and Ida Red apples in particular contain powerful antioxidants. As with most fruits and vegetables organic is the way to go. But in the case of apples organic produce contains one-third more antioxidants than regular apples. Most importantly Apples contain pectin, a fiber that creates short-chain fatty acids. This can help get rid of toxins in the intestinal tract, strengthen intestinal muscles and ward off dangerous bacteria.
Dog food: Merrick 5 Star Wilderness Blend
Dog treat: fruitables Chewy skinny minis Apple Bacon
Bananas are a great fruit to induce energy. Not only are Bananas full of natural sugars that are easy to metabolize and convert into energy but they are also very palatable to dogs. They are loaded with essential amino acids, potassium electrolytes and minerals. Bananas contain vitamin C and vitamin B6 and can help improve heart function and maintain normal blood pressure. Unpeel a healthy treat for your dog today!
Dog treats: Northern™ Biscuits PB Banana Copa cabana!
Cantaloupe is an excellent source of vitamin A because it is high in beta carotene- both which promotes good vision and ocular health. Cantaloupe contains vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant in dogs that can help prevent cancer. It is a good fruit to feed to dogs that have allergies and upset stomachs as it is commonly hypo-allergenic. Cantaloupe can help mend a dehydrated canine. The melon can be fed as a treat raw in small portions. Do not feed the dog any of the skin on the Cantaloupe.
Cranberries are the most common berry used to fight urinary tract infections in humans and the same applies to of canine companions. They prevent and control urinary tract infections by lowering the pH of the dog’s urine therefore making it more acidic. The addition to Cranberries to your pup’s diet can result in major improvement in their urinary tract health. Cranberries are also high in antioxidants and minerals as well as vitamins A, C, B1 and B2. They are a great treat for pet and pet parents.
Dog food: Holistic Select® Radiant Adult Health Lamb Meal Recipe
Dog treats: Cranimals Original
Blueberries are great for dogs as they are rich in antioxidants. Out of all the berries Blueberries are up there as one of the richest in antioxidants. Blueberries can also reduce tear stains in canines. They work much the same as Cranberries when it comes to overall health in dogs and can be served frozen in small portions.
Dog food: Blue Wilderness™ Salmon Recipe for Adult Dogs
Dog treats: Northern™ Biscuits Grilled Bison with Blueberries