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The 21 Best Fruits and Vegetables for Dogs

The 21 Best Fruits and Vegetables for Dogs

A German Shepherd on grass with a small table in front of him that has a quarter slice of watermelon and a glass of water


Vegetables and fruits are a great, healthy addition to your dog’s diet. They contain beneficial vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants to keep your dog healthy and even reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. Talk about healthy treats!

Here are the top 21 healthy fruits and veggies that your dogs can eat. Always remember to carefully remove all the seeds before feeding to your dog. Some (like those in apples) can be harmful if eaten.

And be sure to check with your veterinarian if you have any questions about the diet of your dog.


A dog on grass eating an apple, a healthy snack


Top 11 Fruits for Dogs

  1. Blueberries

  2. Raspberries

  3. Bananas

  4. Cantaloupe

  5. Strawberries

  6. Cranberries

  7. Blackberries

  8. Watermelon

  9. Mango

  10. Pears

  11. Apples

    A lot of fruits are high in Vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, and other health benefits. Fruits are great for boosting your dog's immune system, kidneys, digestive tract, and digestive health.

    Always give them fruits in small portions to avoid your dog getting an upset stomach.


    A dog sitting on the porch with pumpkins beside him


    Top 10 Vegetables for Dogs

    1. Kale

    2. Spinach

    3. Carrots

    4. Green Beans

    5. Broccoli

    6. Pumpkin

    7. Sweet Potatoes

    8. Zucchini

    9. Asparagus

    10. Brussel Sprouts

      Green leafy vegetables are great for giving your dog's healthy skin and coat.

      Veggies are great for dogs due to the fiber, enzymes, antioxidants, minerals, and the phytonutrients that are not found in meat. These things are great for your dog's digestion and for keeping them healthy.

      There you have it, the top veggies and fruits that are great healthy treat options for your dogs. If you want to learn about common harmful things for dogs, check here.

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