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We all love fruits. They are not only an excellent source of vitamins and minerals but also taste good. But not all fruits are safe for beagles. So what fruits can beagles eat?
Beagles can safely eat fruits like:
Well, these are just a few of the many fruits your pooch can eat. We will further look into the safe quantities of various fruits for beagles.
Things To Remember
- Fruits are a great source of nutrients. They can provide essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to beagles. However, you should not try to replace your dog’s meat-based diet with fruits.
- Never overfeed any fruit, no matter how safe it is.
- You can use fruits as treats as well as snacks but not as their main meal.
- Even if the fruit is safe for dogs, your beagle can have an allergic reaction. Always introduce new fruits in small quantities and see to it they don’t have any adverse reactions.
- Note: The below mention ‘Safe Feeding Quantities’ are generic. Safe feeding quantities different from dog to dog, so consult your veterinarian and ask him/her for proper amounts for your dog.
Fruits that Beagles Can Eat
There are quite a few dog food brands that add apples in their recipes. This is because apples are an excellent source of vitamins A and C. They are also rich in fiber, potassium, and phytonutrients, making them an ideal fruit for beagles.
As apples are low in fat and protein, they make a perfect treat for senior or overweight beagles.
Feeding Guide: Do not give the entire apple to your beagle; there is a risk of choking on a big piece. Cut them into small pieces and remove the seeds before giving them to your pooch.
Safe Quantity: A couple of Slices of Apple
Beagles can eat bananas. They are a great source of nutrients like vitamin B6 and potassium, which help maintain a healthy blood flow. However, due to their high sugar content, bananas should be fed in moderation to your beagle.
Bananas also contain high starch, which is responsible for obesity in beagles. Active beagles can benefit from occasional treats of bananas.
Feeding Guide: Due to their high starch and sugar content, bananas should not be fed regularly to your beagle. But giving them a small piece now and then is fine.
Safe Quantity: 1-inch piece of Banana.
Beagles can eat kiwi. It is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C and K. It has enzymes that are good for their digestion. However, do not give your beagle the entire kiwi as they can choke on it.
Feeding Guide: As I said, do not give them the entire kiwi; they may gulp it without chewing and choke. So cut it down into small pieces. Also, try to remove seeds from the kiwi before feeding it to your pooch.
Safe Quantity: A slice of Kiwi
Beagles can eat oranges in small quantities. Oranges are full of vitamin C, vitamin A, fiber, and potassium. But remove the skin, white pith, and all the seeds before feeding it to your Beagle.
Feeding Guide: Peel the rind, remove the seeds, and the white pith from the orange. Only give the orange pulp to your beagle. Feeding them in large portions may cause stomach upset.
Safe Quantity: A Spoon Full of orange pulp
Beagles can eat pumpkin. It is a great source of vitamins and other nutrients. It can also help aid their digestive problems like diarrhea and constipation. Beagles can eat the pulp and the pumpkin’s seeds, but make sure to feed it in moderation.
Feeding Guide: Plain, canned pumpkin is a better option than feeding raw. And plain, unsalted but roasted pumpkin seeds are preferred over raw seeds.
Safe Feeding Quantity: 1 or 2 spoons of Plain Pumpkin.
Beagles can eat Strawberries. They are high in fibers, vitamin C, and antioxidants. They can strengthen your beagle’s immune system. However, they contain natural sugar, so feed them in moderation.
Feeding Guide: Do not give them the entire strawberry. Cut it into small pieces to eliminate the risk of choking.
Safe Feeding Quantity: 1 Strawberry.
Beagles can eat watermelon. It can be a great refreshing treat with nutritional values like potassium, magnesium, vitamin C and A. But make sure to remove all the seeds as they can cause intestinal blockage.
Feeding Guide: Remove all the seeds from the watermelon before feeding it to your beagle. Also, do not allow them to consume the rind.
Safe Feeding Quantity: A couple of small pieces of Watermelon.
Beagles can eat pears. They are an excellent source of copper, fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. But make sure to remove the pit and all the seeds before you feed it to your pooch.
Feeding Guide: Cut pears into small pieces and remove the seeds and pit.
Safe Feeding Quantity: 1 Slice of Pear.
Beagles can eat Blueberries. They are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Blueberries make a delicious and healthy snack for your beagle.
Feeding Guide: Rinse them properly before giving it to your pooch.
Safe Feeding Quantity: 2 to 3 Blueberries.
Beagles can eat peaches occasionally. They are an excellent source of various nutrients and antioxidants. But make sure to remove the peach pits before feeding it to your dog.
Feeding Guide: Remove the peach pits.
Safe Feeding Quantity: Half a slice.
Raspberries are safe for beagles only if given in moderation. They contain a large amount of xylitol, which is poisonous to dogs.
Safe Feeding Quantity: Half or one raspberry
Beagles can eat mangoes. They are an excellent source of vitamins. But make sure to peel the skin and remove the seed before feeding it to your beagle.
Feeding Guide: Peel the skin and remove the seed. Feed only the pulp to your beagle.
Safe Feeding Quantity: 1 or 2 slices of a mango occasionally.
Beagles can eat pineapple, but make sure to remove the crown and peel the outer layer. The occasional pulp of pineapple can be a delicious treat for your pooch.
Feeding Guide: Remove the out skin and the crown, feed only the pulp.
Safe Feeding Quantity: Few small pieces
Beagles can eat apricots, but make sure to remove the seed before feeding it to them. Apricots are high in fibers, so make sure to feed it in moderation to avoid an upset stomach.
Feeding Guide: Remove the stem, leaves, and pit.
Safe feeding quantity: 1 slice
Beagles can eat Cantaloup. It is packed with nutrients like potassium, vitamin C and A. Its seeds are harmless to dogs, but you should still remove them to prevent choking.
Feeding Guide: Remove the seeds and feed only the pulp.
Safe Feeding Quantity: A couple of spoons.
Yes, beagles can eat coconut meat. However, it contains triglycerides, which can cause an upset stomach, so feed in moderation.
Feeding Guide: Peel the coconut meat.
Safe feeding quantity: A small piece of coconut meat.
It is safe for beagles to eat Grapefruit, but its bitter taste may not tempt them. Grapefruit can cause an upset stomach, so it should be given in moderation.
Feeding Guide: Feed only the pulp of Grapefruit
Safe Feeding Quantity: 1 Spoon.
Beagles can eat lychee, also spelled as lichi or litchi. It is filled with fiber and proteins. But make sure to remove the seed before feeding it.
Feeding Guide: Remove the seed and feed only the pulp.
Safe Feeding Quantity: Half
Olives are safe for the beagle to eat if given in moderation. They are packed with vitamins and minerals. But make sure to remove the pit before feeding it to your dog.
Feeding Guide: Olives should be plain and unsalted. Don’t forget to remove the pit.
Safe Feeding Guide: Half Olive.
Beagles can eat Papaya. They are filled with fiber, potassium, vitamin A and C. But make sure to remove all the seeds and feed only the pulp to your beagle.
Feeding Guide: Remove all the seeds.
Safe Feeding Guide: around a 1-inch cube of Papaya
Tamarind is safe for beagle only if giving in moderation. Before feeding them, make sure to remove its outer cover and seeds.
Feeding Guide: Remove the outer cover and the seeds.
Safe feeding guide: A tiny piece of tamarind is okay.
Beagles are cuddle monsters, and they deserve a delicious treat now and then. And what better option than fruits. However, make sure you don’t overfeed your pooch with fruits because it can lead to indigestion and upset stomach.
The most important thing, please consult your vet for better feeding advice and quantities.
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