Can my dog eat Hamburg rooted parsley?

By Tom •  Updated: 11/04/19 •  2 min read
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Can my dog eat Hamburg rooted parsley? Safe for dogs to eat


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Hamburg rooted parsley is a type of root vegetable related to carrots, celery, parsley and celeriac. This veggie has been used for centuries in Central European cooking and is often used in everything from salads to soups and can even be used as a side dish on its own. Hamburg rooted parsley is a good source of fiber and Vitamin C.

Can my dog eat Hamburg rooted parsley? Yes, he can enjoy it right along with you! But he should only enjoy them occasionally and in small amounts, in order to avoid digestive issues and tummy troubles. Can my puppy eat Hamburg rooted parsley? Yes, your puppy can also enjoy this tasty root, but only in small amounts and as occasional treats. Serving suggestions for dogs and puppy eating Hamburg parsley include raw—chopped or grated—and mixed with his regular dog food. Or you can cook and mash them, then add it to his dog food. Please be aware that Hamburg rooted parsley is generally safe, but does contain furanocoumarins, which can be toxic to dogs. These compounds can cause a dog to develop photosensitivity issues, possibly even leading to skin issues and blindness. So, it’s best to only serve your pup Hamburg parsley root in very small amounts and only as an occasional treat to avoid these health issues.

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Tom has always loved to write since he was little - he wanted to be either a writer or a veterinary doctor, but he ended up being a professional writer while most of his works are based on animals. He was born in San Francisco but later moved to Texas to continue his job as a writer. He graduated from the University of San Francisco where he studied biotechnology. He is happily married and a soon to be father!

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