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While dogs don’t really need fiber, here are some vegetables that your dogs shouldn’t be given.

Grapes and raisins are high on the list.

  • Kernels, seeds & stones (e.g. peach, apricot, orange) mushrooms e.g. wild * mushrooms
  • nuts
  • unripe tomatoes
  • Onions & garlic
  • nutmeg

Grapes and raisins can cause kidney problems in your dog. A small amount can cause irreversible damage to your dog’s kidneys, so it’s better to be safe and avoid all grapes and raisins.

Please avoid giving part of the avocado (no fruit or skin) as this can lead to breathing problems, nausea and diarrhea.


Kernels, seeds, and stones (large seeds in plums, peaches, etc.) such as plums, peaches, cherries, apples, etc. should not be given to your dog as they contain cyanide and ruminants and are very harmful and sometimes even fatal to your dog could be

The common mushrooms should be pretty safe for your dog, but wild mushrooms are a no-go! It can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and restlessness in your dogs. Take them to the vet right away!

Unripe tomatoes should also be avoided as they contain something called tomatin, which can damage your nervous system, kidneys, and digestive tract. So if you grow tomatoes, please fence them in to protect your dog!

Onions and garlic in small amounts are pretty safe, a little too much is dangerous for your beloved dog too. It can destroy red blood cells!

Broccoli can apparently be given to your dogs as long as it is not cooked with oils or spices, as these can be very harmful to your dog.


It can irritate his stomach and can be very dangerous to certain breeds of dogs, so it is best to avoid it entirely as the florets can cause stomach irritation in a dog.

You can give broccoli to your dog, but in very small amounts. Hence, it’s best to avoid it entirely just to be safe.

Potatoes are relatively safe, but potato plants are especially dangerous because they can cause diarrhea, vomiting, and confusion in your dog! So like the tomato plant, please also fence in your potato plant!

Pumpkin is good for your dog’s health and they too should be fed in moderation and the seeds can be eaten too! Either R or cooked pumpkin is good for your dog.

Carrots, peas, sweet potatoes, and green beans are the common vegetables that are good and safe for your dog.


They contain vitamins and potassium, which are good for your dog’s muscles, kidneys, and nerves. Seedless oranges are a great source of vitamin C for them, too.

Steaming vegetables are a great way to cook them for your dog. Another good idea is to puree them and put them in ice cube trays so that you can take them out one by one for your dog to suckle / lick, especially in hot weather.