All dog owners have undoubtedly thought at some point, “Can I feed this to my dog?” while eating. If you’ve ever had this question about celery, then keep reading! Is celery safe for dogs? Learn about the nutritional benefits celery can have on your dog, and the potential risks.
Is Celery Safe For Dogs?
The short answer is yes! Celery is low in calorie and packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber; making it a perfectly healthy treat to feed your dog. The crunchy texture of celery is also appealing to dogs.
Health Benefits Of Celery
- High in essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, folate, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamins A and C
- Aids in digestion
- Helps reduce inflammation
- Improves heart health
- Boosts immune system
How To Prepare Celery For Your Dog
While celery is perfectly safe to feed your dog, how you serve it to them is important. If celery stalks a cut into to big of a piece it can be a potential choking hazard to your dog. Make sure to cut celery into little, easy to chew, pieces to prevent choking.
Additionally, feeding. your dog too much celery can have an adverse effect on their digestion. Feed celery to your dog as a small treat in moderation to prevent diarrhea and an upset stomach.
Written by Vincent M.
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