Yes, dogs can eat watermelon and its very recomended. BUT. You need to know some things before feeding your dog watermelons.
This fruit has plenty of vitamins and nutrients that are beneficial for your dog’s health, and they’re made of 92 percent water, so they can be especially refreshing on a hot day.
The rinds and seeds of watermelons can cause serious health problems. Please, be careful with this. Always stay around when you feed your dog watermelons.
Watermelon is full of potassium and vitamins A, B6, and C, high in fiber, which is good for digestion.
You probably noticed that watermelons are sweet and worry about sugar. And you know that sugar is not ok for dog at all. You can relax here, the fiber content in the fruit insulates the sugar and prevents it from being released into the bloodstream too quickly.
Watermelon is a source of lycopene, which is an antioxidant that may help prevent cancer.
Watermelon is low in calories, low in sodium, fat free, and cholesterol free, which makes it a healthier choice than many store-bought treats.
If you feed too much of watermelon to your dog, you can upset your dogs tummy or even expierence a diarrhea. Its not because watermelon is bad for dog, just some dogs get an upset stomach when they try a new food that they aren’t used to. It is best to give your dog watermelon in moderation, especially if they haven’t eaten it before, and see how they react.
Enjoy your summer with summer fruits. But as always be wise and careful.