Can my dog eat Asparagus?
Asparagus is a tall plant with spear-shaped “branches” and is commonly cultivated in Europe and North America. This popular vegetable is healthy, low in calories and contains many essential vitamins and minerals. They also contain antioxidants.
My dog ate asparagus—will he get sick? Can my dog eat asparagus? Yes, but there are some things to be aware of when feeding this healthy veggie to your pup. Before feeding asparagus to your dog, be sure to cut into small pieces (long pieces can be a choking hazard), and then cook it until tender. Dogs aren’t able to digest raw veggies—it can cause digestive issues. Also, be aware that the fern leaves of this plant are toxic to dogs and can even cause their urine to have a stronger smell. My puppy ate some asparagus, is this OK? Yes, asparagus (cooked and cut into smaller pieces) is also safe for puppies.
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