Dogs are our best friends. We love our dogs so much. But do we really know which is their favorite food and how much this food is beneficial for them. Knowing about the favorite food of your dog is best thing. Here are some of the favorite dog foods that your dog will love to have.
1. Peanut butter
It is a favorite treat of many dogs. It comes with great amount of protein and also contains heart healthy fats, vitamin B, niacin, and vitamin E. You can easily stuff peanut butter into a Kong to keep your dog busy for hours and he’ll be have great fun. Choose raw, unsalted peanut butter. Be absolutely sure that the kind of peanut butter you are using is not sugar-free or with artificial sweeteners. As artificial sweeteners are incredibly toxic to dogs.
Vegetables give your dogs vitamins, fiber, and some canine crunch. You should give your dogs a healthy diet which includes a lot of vegetables.Try these raw vegetables finely chopped: carrot, cucumber, zucchini, lettuce, bell peppers, corn (cut off the cob), and celery. You can also steam these favorite vegetables: green beans, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, and hard winter squash. Avocado can upset dogs’ digestion so avoid it. Don’t give any food that seems to cause stomach trouble.
3. Cooked chicken
This is one of most loved foods of dogs. You can easily put some cooked chicken into dog’s regular food. This can be a quick meal as you can share your cooked chicken with your dog. It will take no extra effort and preparation but your dog will be very happy.
Cheese is not only a favorite food of humans but it is also loved a lot by dogs. But only for those dogs who are not lactose intolerant. Whenever you give something new to your dog then always try a small amount and observe the dog’s reaction. Try looking some low fat cheese as you should not overfeed your dog.
5. Bread and Pretzels
Small bites of whole wheat bread are good for the gut health of dogs. But never give raw dough to your dogs as it may cause serious stomach problems for your dogs. It can also make dogs more thirsty so make sure you provide them enough water.
We all know that yogurt is high in calcium and protein. But make sure to only choose yogurts that do not contain artificial sweeteners or added sugars as already told these artificial sweeteners are harmful for dogs.Another benefit is that yogurts have active bacteria can act as a probiotic, therefore they are very good for your dog’s digestive system.
Here comes an extremely loved food for your dogs. Salmon are good source of omega 3 fatty acids, which are responsible for keeping your dog’s coat healthy and shiny, as well as supporting your dog’s immune system. Feed your dog cooked salmon, add salmon oil to his food bowl, or slip him some of your unwanted fish skins.
Except for grapes and raisins, most fruits are good for your dog and they actually love to have them. Try slices of fresh banana or apple (without the seeds), chunks of watermelon, blueberries, or orange sections. Initially set up your own variety of fruits but gradually try adding more fruits that your dog love most.
An equally liked food of dogs is oatmeal which comes with great benefits. Its a great source of soluble fiber, which can be especially beneficial to senior dogs with bowel irregularity issues. It is also a great alternate grain for dogs allergic to wheat. Make sure you provide cooked oatmeal to your dog. Its better to give it without sugar. Do not add any sugar or flavor additives.