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Can a puppy have raw apple? How much?

My pup is 14 weeks old and is beggggging for some of my apple. Can she have some, and how much? I did see Blue Buffalo has treats made with apple but of course that's baked.


Asked by idareyou at 11:06 PM on Jan. 13, 2013 in Pets

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  • My son gives his puppy apple slices. How many, I don't know.
    Yesterday I gave her 3 slices of orange and she loved it!

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 11:08 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • Raw apple makes a healthy and delicious treat for dogs. I don't think you can overdo it except that if the pup is small, you probably don't want her to eat the seeds and core or she might throw them up because she's not ready to digest that much roughage.

    Answer by Ballad at 11:15 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • Apples are fine...just not apple seeds. Clear apple of all seeds first and let the puppy enjoy!

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:50 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • Yes! My dog loves apples and bananas.

    Answer by JayRo00 at 2:53 AM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • dogs are actually omnivores. Some people put their dogs on vegetarian diets. Apple is fine.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:24 AM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • She's 2.7 lbs Ballad. I know BIL lets his dog eat quite a few slices, but he's 16 lbs and about 6 years old. I'll let her try a couple little bites tomorrow and see how it goes ;o).

    Comment by idareyou (original poster) at 11:22 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • I've had dogs all my life (40yrs), and have never given them fruit. Dogs are carnivores, and that's the only thing we feed ours. Their system is built for meat, anytime you give them something different you're taking a chance on giving them digestive problems.
    Our Vet has also said that we shouldn't change their diet too often, because it could upset their stomach. If I give them treats it's an all meat jerky, not anything with fruits, veggies, or grains....

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:37 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • Btw the seeds in the apple are poisonous to dogs, please don't let your dog eat them.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 11:38 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • Apple seeds are poisonous to everyone. Full of arsenic.

    Answer by staciandababy at 11:45 PM on Jan. 13, 2013

  • I agree totally with Mrs. L

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:45 PM on Jan. 13, 2013