Can Dogs Eat Peas? Yes, peas are safe for dogs. Peas do not carry any toxic substance which can harm any healthy dog.
How to give Peas to Dogs?
Peas are not only healthy, but are flexible enough to be served as a snack or a meal. You may try the following ways of giving peas to dogs:
- Frozen peas can be given to dogs as a crunchy delight.
- Cooked Peas can be given as an add on to a dog meal.
- Raw peas can be given to dogs without any add ons like salt or sugar
How Is Peas Good For Dogs?
There are following vitamins and nutrients available in Peas:
- Vitamin A: Improves vision, immune system and keeps skin healthy.
- Vitamin B: It helps in carbohydrate synthesis and help in the proper functioning of the brain and other high energy organs.
- Vitamin K: Improves blood calcium levels and improves blood clotting capability.
- Rich source of fiber, iron, zinc, potassium, and magnesium.
How Is Peas Bad For Dogs?
Peas is generally safe for healthy dogs but for dogs with kidney issues, peas are not recommended.
If eaten in large amount, peas can cause one or more of the following symptoms:
How Much Peas can be given to Dogs?
Peas can be given in a small amount now and then. Anything which is beyond 20% of daily calorie count in the form of peas is bad.
Fact: As a thumb rule by experts, 10% of calorie in dogs should come from treats or snacks and fruit/vegetables should not contribute more than 20% of dog calorie count.