Yes, but it must be fully cooked. Salmon is rich in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids that boost the immune system. Salmon also helps dogs maintain a healthy coat and improves joint and brain health.
Again, it’s extremely important that you only serve your dog fully cooked salmon. Undercooked salmon can contain parasites that cause illness and sometimes death. Tinned smoked salmon (in spring water, not brine) is another safe option. Be sure to remove any bones and the fatty skin. Dogs will enjoy a small portion of cooked salmon as often as once a week.
- Add cooked salmon to your dog’s usual meal.
- Serve cooked salmon on its own as a treat.
- Incorporate salmon with a grain and vegetable for a homemade meal.
What Else Can Your Dog Eat?
There is a wide variety of “human food” that is healthy for your dog to eat, while others are considered toxic and dangerous. Check out which fruits and veg are good for your dog here and which spices and seasonings are ok to give to your furry little buddy here. We’ve got loads of articles about which foods are safe or dangerous for your dog, from common snacks to fruits. We’ve created these articles to ensure you’re informed on feeding your dog a wonderfully varied diet while learning the limitations of a dog’s sensitive digestive system.