We already know that apples are a great source of fibre and vitamins A & C for us humans, but did you ever wonder if they could have similar advantages for your dog?
The answer is YES! Apples are actually an amazing addition to your dogs diet – take a closer look at their many benefits below.
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Apples can help keep your dogs teeth clean, resulting in fresher breath and fewer complaints when your pup gives you some up close and personal love. Maintaining dental health means you’ll end up with less hefty vet bills for teeth cleaning or gum related diseases.
As in humans, the antioxidants and vitamin C found in apples can help our pups with degenerative diseases and joint pain.
Apples also contain calcium & phosphorous which have numerous beneficial effects. These minerals help maintain bone health and integrity, improve digestion, and regulate excretion. They also promote protein formation, hormonal balance, cellular repair and proper nutrient utilization.
This wonder fruit is a fantastic low calorie, low fat, and low protein snack – great for dogs on restricted diets as well as senior dogs.
There a few things you should know before you start tossing apples Fido’s way:
We’re such a fan of apples that we use them in all of our patty recipes. Apples are always cored and all seeds removed before ending up in patties. To accommodate dogs who have kidney issues or diseases, each patty contains roughly 2.7 grams of apples – enough to deliver benefits while limiting sugar intake.