Berries For Cats & Dogs
Cranberry and Blueberries are great foods to have as a part of your pet’s diet.
As an ingredient cranberry is found in commercial pet foods and is marketed on the basis of improving your pet’s urinary tract health. It helps to strengthen the pet’s diet with antioxidants and it also enables a pet parent to add fruits to the diet of dogs or cats
Nutrient Content of Cranberries
Cranberries are packed with vitamins A, C, and K. They also contain a number of essential minerals including iron, copper, and magnesium. They are also an excellent source of dietary fibre.
The cranberry is high in sugars naturally so the best way to give cranberry is naturally fresh or frozen ones. Please do not give it in juice form as it contains more sugar.
So if you’ve been considering adding cranberries to your feline’s diet in any form you should consult your regular vet beforehand.
Cranberries in Dog and Cat Food
For dog and cat urinary tract health, choosing an organic cranberry extract is recommended.
- If your goal is to increase antioxidants in your pet’s diet by adding a few fruits, you can feed fresh or frozen cranberries in moderation as treats as recommended by your vet.
Blueberries are very palatable as a fruit. The fruit is available all year round and it makes a good treat for dogs and cats. Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants and are also a good source of fibre, manganese and vitamins C, E and K
It also makes the brain activity healthy and helps perform better
Blueberries are a more potent source of antioxidants than any other fruit.
Replacing one of the processed treats you feed each day with fresh or frozen blueberries is a great way to increase antioxidants in your pet’s diet but pls recommend your vet before doing so.
The best way to give blueberry is naturally fresh or frozen ones. Please do not give it in juice form as it contains more sugar.
Please consult your vet before making any changes to your pet’s diet