Yes, dogs can eat cantaloupe safely. But ensure that you don’t give the skin of this fruit to your dog because it is hard to digest. If dog intakes this fruit in large quantity he may suffer abdominal pain and runny motions. So, make sure to give this fruit in moderate quantities only.
Why give cantaloupe to dogs?
It is a tasty fruit that has high water content; therefore, it is a great way to rehydrate your dogs without any artificial sugar, salt or chemicals. This fruit helps in slowing down the aging of the cells in dogs. It promotes healthy function of digestive organs. Cantaloupe also prevents dehydration and constipation in dogs. If the heat is on its peak bite of a cantaloup is like tasty and healthy ice cream.
What are the essential contents of cantaloupe?
- Vitamins – A, C, K, B6
How to give cantaloup for your dogs?
Cantaloup can be served to your dog in many ways and no matter how you serve it will make a great treat. Here’s how to do it.
Method 1: Raw and ripe cantaloupe
Let your dog taste nature’s gift as it is. To do that you can remove the skin and seeds of the fruit, cut it into small pieces and serve.
Method 2: Frozen cantaloup treats
If your dog is choosy about food and you are giving cantaloup to him for the first time you can try the following tips:
1- Mix your fruit with water and pour the mixture into ice tray and serve chill candies to
2- Mix cantaloupe puree, with a teaspoon of honey and milk and make cantaloupe ice
Method 3: cantaloupe and yogurt treat
Mix this fruit in yogurt and serve at room temperature.
Can Cantaloup Harm Dog?
Yes, some risks are associated with this tasty melon too. You should feed this fruit to your dog as a treat, and give it only in moderate quantities. Cantaloup contains sweet that can harm your dog if fed in large quantities. Never feed it to diabetic and obese dogs. The skin of this melon is also very hard and can create digestion problems in your dog.
Lastly, seeds of melon are harmless but removing them is always a great idea. If the article made you happy, please, like share and comment.