Fruits for your Pets

 

We hope that in Arlington, Va the warm spring like weather is coming. That means we can spend more time outside!apples-5880_640

It’s time to increase the exercise routine and try to eat healthier. That means our pets can too!

Did you know that there are many fruits that we can feed our pets that have added benefits to  their diet? Below are some great choices that your pet will surely enjoy:

Be sure to wash all fruits and remove rinds, inedible skins, seeds, and pits before feeding to pets.

  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Banana
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Mango
  • Oranges
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon

Steer clear of: Grapes and raisins can cause kidney damage for cats and dogs, so avoid feeding these entirely. Citrus fruits like lemons, limes, and grapefruit as well as persimmons can cause upset stomach.

– See more at: http://trupanion.com/pet-health/fruits-and-veggies-for-pets#sthash.3y2uhy2f.dpuf


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