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Pumpkin for Pets

Posted by Kat Powers on

For Digestive Upset Pumpkin is safe for dogs and cats in moderation and can help with intestinal upset.  It has enough fiber to bulk up loose stool, and enough water to move a constipated bowel.  These properties make it a go-to for most bathroom break issues.  Pumpkin also has some vitamins like carotenoids, vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium.  What Kind is Best? Plain canned pumpkin is a great choice and consistent in water and fiber content.  Fresh cooked pumpkin is also good.  It's best to avoid pumpkin pie filling because of the added sugar and spices that can actually irritate your pets digestive...

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