- Not a substitute for professional veterinary help.
Yes! Parsnips are healthy for your dog to eat and contain vitamins C and B6 as well as folic acid and potassium. These veggies are good for your dog’s metabolism, support a healthy nervous system, and are beneficial for dogs with kidney disease as they help stimulate kidney function. Parsnips also have antioxidants that help fight cancer.
Dogs can eat parsnips:
- In small doses on special occasions. Dogs that eat too many parsnips can have digestive issues.
- Raw. Finely chop and sprinkle them on top of your dog’s dinner bowl.
- Cook and mash them as a part of a homemade meal balanced with a good source of protein.
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We offer a collection of articles on foods that are safe, dangerous or even toxic for dogs to eat, including vegetables, dairy, bread, and junk food. 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 and which spices and seasonings are ok to give to your furry little buddy. We’ve created these articles to ensure you and your Rover.com sitter are informed on feeding your dog a wonderfully varied diet while learning the limitations of a dog’s sensitive digestive system.