For dogs it is said that an apple a day helps to keep the veterinarian away. That’s totally true, since apples are known to be quite healthy for dogs. I highly recommend apple as a nutritious treat for your bernedoodle.
Apple is known to have an amazing source of vitamin C, which is great for proper immune function. Not only that, but apples are said to be packed with carbohydrates, which is considered to be a good energy source and are high in fiber. The thing is that most canines definitely enjoy eating apples.
Can Bernedoodle Eat Apples?
There is no doubt that bernedoodles enjoys eating apples and we also tend to enjoy giving our dogs due to the fact that it contains a vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and antioxidants. Apart from that, they are rich in fiber, especially in the peels, which plays a role in making sure your dog maintains a healthy weight while helping with their digestion.
As you can see, apples are said to be low in calories which is perfect for any bernedoodles that would like to lose weight or even to maintain the current weight that they have. When providing your dog with apples, make sure to only give them a moderate amount since it has about 19 grams of sugar.
Apples are even considered to be a great way to get your dog’s teeth clean, all they need to do is chew on them. However, we don’t think that you should substitute eating apples for a regular dental care.
How Many Apples Is Safe For Bernedoodles?
Even though your bernedoodle may enjoy eating apples, you shouldn’t let them eat too much. One thing for sure is that your dog eating too much apples can actually lead to them having a bellyache or diarrhea. This is why we highly recommend serving them a small amount in moderation. All you need to do is cut the apples in slices and just provide them with two which should be good enough.
You can even provide apples to your puppies. If you have never given them apples before, then you can start by giving them a small amount. Make sure that you take the time out to watch them in case there is an allergic reaction. Ensure that there isn’t any type of vomiting or diarrhea taking place and if that’s the case you should take your pup to the vet to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Can Bernedoodles Eat Applesauce?
The short answer is yes, there is no doubt that dogs can eat plain applesauce. The only problem is that applesauce tend to have added sugars, so it is best to choose the ones that is unsweetened and provide them with it in moderation.
There are cases where people have freeze applesauce in ice cube and give it to their dogs during the hot summer day.
Are Apple Seed Poisonous to Bernedoodles?
Yes it is said that apple seeds can be poisonous to dogs and this is because they contain cyanide which is a chemical that can cause hypoxia or lack of oxygen. Some symptoms of this include: Panting, shocking, difficulty breathing, dilated pupils, brick-red mucus membranes.
If it’s a case where your dog have accidentally consumed a small amount of apple seeds, there isn’t nothing to worry about, but if somehow they eat a large amount of seeds it can result in cyanide poisoning.