Yes! Yams (or sweet potatoes) are high in fiber, and they contain vitamin B6, vitamin C, several beneficial minerals, and beta carotene, which is thought to help protect against cancer and heart disease.
Add a teaspoon (for small dogs) to a tablespoon (for large dogs) of steamed or boiled yams to your pet’s usual bowl of food. Make sure to avoid candied yams, which are high in sugar.
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