Can dogs eat celery?

What’s better than a celery stalk with a side of ranch? Your pup thinks it’s good, too. Staring you down with beady eyes, “Gimme, gimme, gimme!” Or maybe your dog isn’t that enthused about vegetables. Either way, it’s good to know what your pet can and can’t eat.

Is celery safe for dogs to eat?

According to veterinarians, celery is perfectly safe for dogs to eat. However, you’ll want to feed your dogs plain celery, as those delicious condiments are not good for their doggy digestive tracts.

But like any food, you don’t want to feed your dog too much. Your vet knows best when it comes to how much you should feed your dog, but a good rule of thumb is that celery and other treats should not exceed 10% of your dog’s daily diet.

What are the benefits of feeding my dog celery?

Celery has all sorts of benefits. Celery has vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium. It’s also low and fat content and a good source of fiber for your dog. In fact, celery is often given used to help dogs lose weight.

If nothing else, maybe you want to feed your dog celery to freshen its breath.

Tyler Kupcho
Author: Tyler Kupcho

Animal lover, proud husky parent. Writing Intern at DogFriendly.com

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