CharCHEWterie Board

A dog-friendly Charcuterie board! …So many healthy dog-friendly foods to CHEWS from, but here’s what was on our pups’ board:

  • Apples
    • excellent source of vitamin C, fiber, calcium, and phosphorus
  • Apple sauce
    • excellent source of vitamin C, fiber, calcium, and phosphorus
  • Bananas
    • packed with potassium and vitamin C, and they’re also a good source of vitamin B6, manganese, biotin, and copper
  • Bell pepper
    • rich in vitamins A, E, B6, and lutein and are great sources of vitamin C and beta-carotene
  • Blueberries
    • contain antioxidants, fiber and vitamins C and K. These nutrients support the immune system and contribute to overall health
  • Broccoli
    • vitamin K, calcium, and potassium
  • Carrots
    • excellent source of vitamin A, potassium, and fiber, among other vitamins
  • Celery
    • excellent source of fiber; vitamins A, C, and K; folate; potassium; and manganese
  • Cheese (low fat)
    • contains protein, calcium, vitamin A, essential fatty acids, and B-complex vitamins
  • Cheese Crackers
    • definitely an “only in moderation” selection, as this is not a healthy treat, but Rita loves an occasional cheese cracker, so we couldn’t resist!
  • Clementines
    • full of nutrients, potassium, and some fiber
  • Cranberries
    • improve your dog’s bladder health, reduce tartar and plaque buildup, fight bacteria, and help prevent cancer
  • Egg
    • packed with protein and rich in many essential amino and fatty acids, vitamins including A and B12, as well as folate, iron, selenium, and riboflavin. Eggs provide nutrients which help improve skin and coat health as well as stronger teeth and bones.
  • Kiwi
    • contain fiber, vitamin C, and potassium, flavonoids and carotenoids. They protect against cancer, help cell rejuvenation, and strengthen the immune system
  • Pears
    • high in copper, vitamins C and K, and fiber
  • Peas
    • high in vitamins A, B, C, and K, and are a good source of protein and dietary fiber. They’re also rich in essential nutrients like folate, thiamin, and manganese
  • Pumpkin purée
    • Aids in digestion and is rich in a host of essential vitamins and minerals
  • Spinach
    • contains vitamins A, B, C, and K, iron, antioxidants, and beta-carotene
  • Strawberries
    • full of fiber and vitamin C
  • Yogurt
    • high in protein, and a good source of calcium which keeps your pup’s bones healthy. It is also full of probiotics which are great for your dog’s digestive system

This was Margarita’s treat for her 11th Birthday

***Consult your dog’s veterinarian before trying new foods. Be mindful of any potential food allergies, and always feed any food in moderation.