Can I give potatoes to my puppy?

There’s an opinion that potatoes are almost poisonous to dogs. Is this true and should you feed your puppy potatoes? Let’s find out.

Keep in mind that raw potatoes are a definite no-no for puppies.

Of course, you shouldn’t feed your puppy potatoes only. However, potatoes are not as harmful as many people think.

First of all, it is impossible to poison a dog with potatoes on the condition that it’s a high-quality product and it’s not the basis of a dog’s diet.

If you want to feed your puppy potatoes, choose the variety with low starch content. At the same time, remember that you shouldn’t give your puppy raw, fried, or salted potatoes.

If you feed your dog a potato, it should be baked or boiled.

Keep in mind that the tubers that you plan to give to your pet should not be green.

Of course, boiled potatoes shouldn’t be hot. Just like other puppy food, it should be at room temperature.

If your dog has a starch intolerance, don’t give them potatoes.

November 25, 2021

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