are famous for their use as jack-o’-lantern during Halloween and also for
making pies during holiday season. But least known is that it is packed with some
crucial nutrients which could act as a delightful superfood.
are some of the amazing health benefits of Pumpkins for your dog.
Pumpkins, has high percentage of fibre and water content which helps regulate
indigestion, diarrhoea and also constipation in dogs.
Pumpkin seeds contain a vital amino acid called cucurbitin which helps in
de-worming of intestinal worms and other parasites from your dogs.
They are rich in beta-carotene which helps in secretion of vitamin A which is
essential for your dog’s strong eye vision.
Additionally, they are rich in vitamin C which boosts the immune power.
Flesh and seeds of the pumpkin contain essential oils which are helpful for
dogs with urinary incontinence.
Minerals such as zinc help to reduce the skin flakes and thus bringing shininess
to your dog’s skin coat.
They contain important mineral called potassium which helps in managing your
dog’s blood pressure, also supports metabolism and improves muscle health.
Because of the presence of high moisture content in pumpkins, it acts a significant
weight-losing superfood in case of obese dogs and also assists in hydration.
One of best ways to feed is by adding a scoop of canned pumpkin to your dog’s
Raw or baked pumpkin can be fed to your dog as part of the regular diet or
Pumpkin seeds can be grinded into a fine powder and can be added as part of
your dog’s regular diet.
These seeds can also be roasted without any oil and can be given to your dog as
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Be wise while choosing the canned pumpkin as
some of them is used for pie filling. This pie-filling canned pumpkin contains
salt, sugar and spices which will become adverse for your dog’s digestive