can dogs have sweet potatoes

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  • Can dogs eat sweet potato skins?

  • However, sweet potatoes, since they aren鈥檛 related to white potatoes, are not toxic. Cooked sweet potatoes are great for your pooch, but raw sweet potatoes may cause a belly ache or intestinal upset. For that reason, it鈥檚 best to only serve them in their cooked form. Can my dog eat sweet potato skins?

  • Can dogs eat sweet potatoes,pumpkins,and carrots?

  • Although sweet potatoes, pumpkins, and carrots at first glance are seemingly similar ingredients, there are a few distinctions that may make one a better fit for your dog鈥檚 diet over the others. You鈥檙e probably fine feeding your dog all three, but if your dog has specific health needs, you might want to pay attention to these subtle differences.

  • Can dogs eat white potatoes?

  • White potatoes are vegetables in the nightshade family that contain a compound called solanine. This is toxic to dogs, and therefore, they should never eat raw potatoes. Cooking a potato helps reduce the amount of solanine so that it鈥檚 safe for dogs. Raw sweet potatoes can cause digestive upset in dogs.

  • What are the symptoms of sweet potato poisoning in dogs?

  • Some symptoms of solanine poisoning (which can occur if your dog accidentally consumes considerable quantities of sweet potato skins, stems, or leaves) are upset stomach, blurred vision, and a decreased heart rate–all of which require immediate veterinary attention.