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What Vegetables Can Pomeranians Eat?

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Vegetables Pomeranians Can Eat and Ones to Avoid 

There are also vegetables dangerous to dogs, especially small Pomeranians and these vegetables to avoid include: corn, rhubarb, garlic and onions.

If you’re ever in doubt, avoid whatever option you’re considering until you know whether it’s safe or not.

Remember the olden days when you were forbidden to leave the dinner table while there was still food left on your plate? This also included all vegetables.

Pomeranian Dogs
Pomeranian Dogs

If you didn’t like some veggies when you were younger, today you have probably grown accustomed to eating them. Most of the vegetables that you can get are full of all the essential nutrients that we need to thrive in today’s toxic environment.

What Vegetables Can Pomeranians Eat?

Have you ever thought about whether your Pomeranian can also benefit from the powerful nutrients in vegetables?

The good news is yes! Pomeranians can enjoy a wide range of vegetables. However, a small number of vegetables are toxic to dogs, so ensure you create, and keep, a list of safe vegetables handy so your Pom can enjoy a tasty vegetable treat each day.

Can Pomeranians Eat Carrots? 

Yes carrots are great for Pomeranians. I add grated carrot to lots of home cooked meals for my Pomeranians. 

Can Pomeranians Eat Broccoli?

Yes,  broccoli is small amounts is very good for Pomeranian dogs.

Can Pomeranians Eat Celery?

Yes, celery in small amounts added to your home cooked Pomeranian food is very good for Pomeranian dogs.

Can Pomeranians Eat Corn?

Again, yes Pomeranians can eat corn. Avoid the corn cob as these pose a very serious choking danger for most dogs, including our small Pomeranians.

What Fruits and Veggies Can Dogs Eat?

Poms really love eating potatoes. However, raw potatoes aren’t good for small dogs to eat so it’s essential to fully cook your potatoes, regardless of the variety. Sweet potatoes are a better choice of potatoes because they’re full of nutrients including vitamins A, B6, C, E and iron and calcium.

8 week old Pomeranian
8 week old Pomeranian

Your Pomeranian might enjoy certain extra crunchy options because they help to promote healthy teeth.

Can Dogs Eat Greens?

Doctors are always advising that we eat plenty of green vegetables and they’re right. Pomeranians also need to eat greens. One great choice is cucumbers and they’re perfect if your dog is lethargic or overweight because they’re low in calories and high in energy-boosting powers.

Are Dogs Allowed to Eat Celery?

Yes, feed your Pomeranian puppy baby carrots and celery as they also help keep his breath smelling good. But don’t add dip as that may cause problems with his digestion

Can Dogs Eat Spinach?

Small puppies should eat spinach as it contains iron and various cancer-fighting properties. Then there are green beans, a superfood that contains plenty of vitamins and lots of calcium and fiber.

Can Puppies Eat Broccoli? Can Dogs Eat Brussel Sprouts?

Broccoli is highly nutritious as long as you don’t feed your Pom too much because that can cause harm. Broccoli, Brussel sprouts and a few others contain isothiocyanate. In large amounts, your Pomeranian can experience gastrointestinal problems for your dog, leading to excessive gas and diarrhea, or constipation, then leading to dehydration which is very dangerous for such a small dog.

Broccoli contains 10% of a Pom’s RDA and, because of its dangerous ingredient, it may be wise to avoid feeding him these particular foods completely.

Pomeranian Puppies
Pomeranian Puppies

You could include some of the better options in a routine Pomeranian meal plan. There are numerous dog food brands that are largely “fillers” – useless, cheap ingredients that help make the companies a lot more profit while not providing any benefit for the dogs. Adding vegetables to these commerical dog foods will increase the nutritional value.

Final Thoughts on What Vegetables can Pomeranians Eat

Many Pomeranian dog owners like creating meals from scratch for their dogs. There are loads of dog food recipes available but they mostly all follow a general pattern of a lean meat and a few nutritious, delicious vegetable options that satisfy your Pomeranian dog’s appetite without the need for junk dog food.

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References and Further Reading:
[1] Denise Leo “The Pomeranian Handbook”.

What Fruits and Veggies Can Dogs Eat?
What Vegetables can Pomeranians Eat?
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