Is it banana safe for dogs?
A banana, many dogs are crazy about it! But is a banana so good for your four-legged friend? Or better not to give bananas to your dog? In this article you read the answer to all your questions.
Can a dog eat banana?
Here we can be very short: yes! Dogs are allowed to eat bananas and are often fond of them! Bananas do not contain substances that are bad for your dog and so you can give safely. Pay attention to the amount, too much can your dog suffer. Moreover, it is best to give a good ripe banana, these are easier to digest.
How much banana can I give?
As with everything, it is important that you do not give too much, your dog can suffer and eventually become fat. Bananas contain many carbohydrates in the form of starch, something that can quickly become heavier in large quantities. Never give too much, but use a piece of banana as a treat or as a reward for good behavior instead of a biscuit. A good maximum amount to maintain is about 10 grams per kilogram of body weight. An average banana that is for sale in the Dutch supermarket weighs between 125 and 150 grams and can therefore be fed fully to a dog weighing 12 to 15 kilos. your dog will love it!
Is a banana healthy for dogs?
Bananas are full of fiber and are a source of energy. Moreover, this fruit is rich
potassium, which contributes to strong bones. But bananas are not part of the natural diet of dogs. Vegetable nutrition is therefore not easily digestible by nature. Therefore give only good ripe bananas, which are better to digest.
Become a dog sick of banana?
No, dogs do not get sick of eating bananas. Too many bananas can make your dog feel less good. And because this fruit does not belong to the natural diet, some dogs can also suffer from diarrhea. Is this the case? Do not give it any more and if the diarrhea persists, it is wise to consult a veterinarian. This certainly applies to puppies because they are more susceptible to dehydration.