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Can Dogs Eat Carrots? An Expert Weighs In

April 6, 2021

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“Dogs absolutely can eat carrots as a snack or treat,” says Dr. Stephanie Lantry, a Sarasota, Florida veterinarian at Airvet, a 24-hour televet virtual service.

Dogs can eat carrots raw or cooked. “Many dogs do like the crunch and it is a quick, easy snack for the pet parent to give raw carrots,” says Dr. Lantry. Although it’s not common, some animals will find the roughage irritating to their stomach. This can be solved by cooking or steaming the carrots, which also help unlock their nutrients for better absorption and easier digestion.

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