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Are blueberries bad for dogs?

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According to Naturipe, blueberries are safe for dogs to eat. The antioxidants, fiber and phytochemicals that make them nutritious for humans also make them healthy for dogs.

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Are blueberries bad for dogs?
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Naturipe indicates that strawberries and blackberries also have helpful vitamins and fiber. In addition, enzymes in strawberries whiten dogs' teeth.

HowStuffWorks identifies other fruits that are good for dogs. Cantaloupe contains nutrients that promote eye health, and few dogs are allergic to it. Apples, especially organic ones, are full of antioxidants that inhibit the development of cancer. They also contain large amounts of pectin, which aids in digestion. Pears have potassium, which is necessary for muscular growth and development, and oranges support dogs' immune systems.

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