Undomesticated dogs eat raw foods like meat, fish, eggs and vegetables. Feeding your dog dehydrated vegetables is healthier than feeding it most pre-processed dog foods, and it costs less, too. Here are some facts about dogs and dehydrated vegetables.
Biologically Appropriate Raw Foods (BARF) diets are becoming increasingly popular for dogs, and puts them more in line with what they would ingest out in the wild.
Benefits of Dehydrated Vegetables
Dehydrated vegetables are higher in antioxidants, amino acids, essential fatty acids, vitamins, and nutrients than processed or cooked vegetables.
Dehydrated vegetables are cost-effective to purchase or make, and have a longer shelf life than fresh vegetables.
Dehydrated Vegetables that are Bad for Dogs
Do not feed your dog dehydrated onions, garlic, potatoes or mushrooms.
Dehydrated Vegetables that are Good for Dogs
The following dehydrated vegetables are good for your dog: carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, squash, cabbage and any green leafy vegetables.
Because they are healthy and low in sugar and sodium, dehydrated vegetables can be used as dog treats throughout the day.