While bananas are not the treat that comes to mind when it comes to feeding your cockapoos, they are still considered to be on the safe side and tend to be a tasty snack that your dog will definitely enjoy eating.
The thing is that bananas contains high sugar content and because of this you’ll need to be careful and not overfeed your dog. However, if it’s a case where you give them in a small portion, then bananas can be a wonderful treat for cockapoos.
Can Cockapoos Eat Bananas?
The short answer is yes, cockapoos can eat bananas. There’s no doubt that cockapoos in general love to eat and they are definitely not the picky type when it comes to food, so giving your cockapoos bananas as a form of treat will without a doubt be appreciated.
The good news is that bananas are not toxic in anyway for dogs which is why we think it is safe for your dog to eat, not only that, but they are also healthy as well. The thing is that you should only feed your cockapoos bananas in moderation, otherwise your dog will be prone to having upset stomach.
It’s best to also keep in mind that every dogs are different, so even if bananas are safe and heslthy for dogs to eat, that doesn’t mean that they will enjoy eating them.
How Many Bananas Should Cockapoos Eat?
Due to the fact that bananas are high in sugar, you should be careful of the amount that you give your dog to eat. In order to be on the safe side, you’ll need to provide your dog with a small amount of banana, as giving them a large amount might cause some medical issues over time.
Apart from bananas being high in sugar level, they are also considered to be rich in potassium. Even though potassium is known to be an essential part of every diet, having too much of it can lead to an serious illness known as hyperkalemia.
All these issues is why we only recommend feeding your dog banana in a very small amount just to be on the safe side. Also, the amount that you feed your dog with will have to do with the dog overall size, however, we think one banana per week is good enough.
Symptoms of Eating Too Much Bananas
- Stomach upset
- Weight gain
- Gas issues
Can Cockapoos Eat Banana Peel?
Even though banana peels are not toxic for your dog, they are considered to be difficult to digest which means it is not safe for your dog. It can lead to a blockage in your cockapoos digestive system, so I don’t think it is a good idea to give your dog banana peel/skin.
You should also try your best to keep banana peels out of your dog reach at all times. If somehow he eats it, it can result in vomiting for a few hours.
Can Cockapoos Eat Banana Chips?
It is quite safe to share some banana chips with your dog. The reason for this is because they are superb in potassium, fiber vitamin B6 and C. It’s safe to say that banana chips is known to be a great low calorie treat that won’t cause any issue for your dog.
However, when feeding your dog banana chips it is pretty much the same procedure as if you were to feed them banana in general. Banana chips are high in sugar and may eventually lead to diarrhea.
As you can see, bananas are great for cockapoos to eat and they are on the healthy side as well. The benefit that comes with bananas is the fact that they can be serve in many different ways. The most important thing is that you feed bananas to your dog in moderation, just to be on the safe side and preventing your dog from being ill.