Remember the “old days” before the internet? We’re pretty fortunate to have a smart phone or computer to instantly let you know what is safe to feed your pets and what isn’t. Who’s going to run to the library or call on your rotary dial phone to your wise old parents or grandparents on whether your dog can eat a cucumber?
I imagine in the past you fed something to your dog and either said, “She seems okay” or “Well that ain’t good”. Glad those days are over and I bet doggies are too.
We fed Lucy baby cucumbers that have a very thin skin that are easy to eat. If you feed your dog the traditional large cucumbers, I would peel them and cut them into smaller pieces.
Cucumbers are 96% water and have that satisfying crunch that dogs like. They are very low in calories and are great for dogs that could stand to lose a few pounds. Lucy could lose a few pounds. Thanks HH 🙂 I blame you 100%.
Don’t feed your dog pickles though. Pickles are high in sodium and usually are flavored with onion or garlic which is a big no-no for dogs.
Lucy has had just about enough of this cucumber as you can see.
Here she is probably thinking, “Did you get your photo? This doesn’t taste like my favorite fish chips at all.”
So can dogs eat cucumbers? Yes!
But you know what they say, everything in moderation! 😉