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Can dogs eat mangoes, watermelon and ginger?

Mangoes and watermelon are starting to get into season and I want to know if I can give some to my 3month old puppy


Asked by Member 621290 on Apr 14th 2008 in Food & Nutrition
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Gray Dawn Treader

I don't think so. Maybe when he's much older.


Gray Dawn Treader answered on 4/14/08. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Jack

I agree that when he's older might be better.

Watermelon has a lot of sugar in it and can cause diarrhea. Mango has a lot of enzymes in it that can also cause gastric upset.

Ginger is supposed to aid digestion in humans, but it is awfully "spicy" for a dog.

You can certainly give a young pup something like a small piece of green apple or a couple of slices of banana.....puppy tummies are very sensitive and you should probably stick to blander fruits like those.


Jack answered on 4/15/08. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer