Superfoods. By now we’ve all heard of them and how beneficial they are to our diets.
Though originally coined a marketing term, a “superfood” is simply as a nutrient-rich, low-calorie food considered to be especially beneficial to your wellbeing.
Though superfoods are mostly plant-based, many are also fish and dairy products. Fortunately, they can also make great additions to your dog’s eating regimen!
Read on to discover five great superfoods for dogs – and learn why you may consider adding them to your furry friend’s diet!
Precaution: Be sure to moderately introduce superfoods to your pet’s diet, and with appropriate portions. Also, be sure to check with your veterinarian first if your dog has any dietary restrictions or health concerns.
Apples [without seeds]: This delicious, nutritious fruit is packed with fiber and helps to clean your dog’s teeth!
Carrots: Simple carrot sticks are an excellent dog snack! They’re full of nutrients such as vitamin C, potassium and fiber. Dogs also love them because they’re sweet and crunchy.
Fish: Oily fishes like salmon and sardines are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for the skin. Fish are also a great source of protein and essential minerals like vitamin B12.
Kale: This popular, leafy vegetable is brimming with antioxidants! Kale also contains vitamins A, E and C.
Blueberries: In moderation, this tasty fruit is great year-round for your furry friend! Blueberries provide fiber, antioxidants and vitamins C and E.
Tell me: What’s your favorite superfood?