Getting a Rottweiler to eat vegetables is not as difficult as persuading children to eat them. Vegetables are filled with minerals and vitamins while the low-starch ones are also low in fat and calories and provide fiber. Here are some safe and nutritious vegetables for your Rottweiler.
Among the most ideal treats for your Rottweiler, Carrots are loaded with beta carotene and rich in fiber. Carrots are also loaded with Vitamins A, C, and K and ideal for the skin and eyes. As they are filled with antioxidants, they help prevent cancer. Carrots are also good for the dog’s teeth and most Rotties find carrots delicious.
Yams or sweet potatoes are a staple ingredient listed in many dog foods. For allergic dogs, it is an excellent substitute for starch. Sweet potatoes are highly nutritious and rich in vitamins like A, B5, C, and B6. If your Rottweiler has a weak or sensitive stomach, sweet potatoes are soothing to their digestive system.
Pumpkin is an ideal and perhaps the safest of the vegetables for your Rottweiler. It is loaded with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins A and C. Pumpkin is also good for dogs suffering from diarrhea.
Low-calorie green beans are an ideal food for dogs carrying extra weight. Green beans are rich in fiber that helps in digestion and regulate bowel movement. Green beans are rich in Vitamins A, C, K, and manganese. Avoid canned beans as they contain salt.
They are storehouses of nutrients and can be fed cooked or raw. They are ideal for boosting the protein content of any homemade dog food. Peas are also rich in fiber and contain vitamins like A, C, and K and also many of the B-complex vitamins.
The portion size of the vegetables for your Rottweiler is very important. And raw vegetables are not ideal for dogs as they have short digestive systems. Some foods, like garlic or onion, are unsafe for your Rottweiler, cooked or raw. Keep your Rottie healthy and happy with these veggies!