Are cooked vegetables bad for dogs?

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Any veg you give to your dog should be raw or boiled/steamed with no extra oils, butter or flavourings. Always cut it into bite-sized pieces to avoid choking and feed in moderation, especially if your dog isn't used to eating fresh veg. Dog-safe vegetables include: Broccoli – in small amounts, raw or steamed.
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This means the vegetables need to be crushed in some way or another.

The other option is to cook the vegetables before feeding them.

Dogs can digest cooked vegetables, however the process of heating through cooking destroys the majority of the nutrients and kills the natural enzymes that help digest the food.

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Any veg you give to your dog should be raw or boiled/steamed with no extra oils, butter or flavourings. Always cut it into bite-sized pieces to avoid choking and feed in moderation, especially if your dog isn't used to eating fresh veg. Dog-safe vegetables include: Broccoli – in small amounts, raw or steamed.
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Any veg you give to your dog should be raw or boiled/steamed with no extra oils, butter or flavourings. Always cut it into bite-sized pieces to avoid choking and feed in moderation, especially if your dog isn't used to eating fresh veg. Dog-safe vegetables include: Broccoli – in small amounts, raw or steamed.
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Safe: Cooked White Rice and Pasta.

Dogs can eat plain white Rice or pasta after it's Cooked.

And, a serving of plain white Rice with some boiled chicken can sometimes make your dog feel better when she's having stomach problems.

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There are many ways to serve vegetables for your dogs other than raw, such as cooked, steamed, baked, roasted, grilled or dehydrated.

dogs do enjoy vegetables raw as a yummy treat; however, they have short digestive systems and do not get as many nutrients out of eating vegetables raw as we humans.

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The following are 11 safe, good vegetables for dogs, with suggested cooked preparations and portion sizes for treats.

  • Potatoes. Aneta_Gu/Shutterstock.com.
  • Asparagus. barmalini/Shutterstock.
  • Broccoli Florets. Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock.
  • Brussels Sprouts. Africa Studio/Shutterstock.
  • Carrots.
  • Cauliflower.
  • Cucumbers.
  • Edamame.
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Don't overfeed vegetables in the cabbage family because they can depress the thyroid.

It's also best to avoid starchy vegetables like potatoes and sweet potatoes, and legumes like peas.

If your dog isn't on a raw diet, he can still benefit from getting the extra nutrients from some fresh whole foods.

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