Lesser-Known Vegetables That Are Surprisingly Healthy For Your Dog

While many dogs enjoy popular vegetables like carrots and pumpkin, there are several lesser-known veggies that can also be beneficial for your furry friend. Here are some vegetables that are healthy for dogs but are not as well-known:

  1. Asparagus: Asparagus is low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It also contains antioxidants and can help with digestion.

  2. Brussels sprouts: These mini-cabbages are packed with vitamins and antioxidants that can help to boost your dog's immune system.

  3. Kale: Kale is a superfood that is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. It can help to support a healthy heart and may even help to reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.

  4. Button Mushroom: Not every mushroom is good for dogs but a good rule of thumb is if the mushroom is good for humans, it's good for dogs too! They are low in calories and have no fat. They're Just like humans, dogs should always avoid any wild mushrooms. 

  5. Broccoli: We are big fans of these tree-shaped vegetables due to the high nutrient, fiber and antioxidant content. We loved it so much, we wrote a dedicated blog post on its benefits. 

Remember, it's always important to introduce new foods to your dog's diet slowly and in small quantities, and to monitor your dog's reaction to ensure that they don't experience any digestive upset or other adverse reactions. Additionally, you should not feed your pup any seasoned vegetables or meat! Seasonings such as garlic and onions can be harmful to dogs. Instead, serve these vegetables raw, and plain.