Coconut juice and meat contain a lot of protein, fructose, glucose, sucrose, fat, vitamin B1, vitamin E, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium and so on. In addition, there are a variety of trace elements, carbohydrate contents in coconut.
Dogs can eat coconut or drink coconut juice. But pet owners should be noted that the feeding should still be based on dog food considering dogs’ health.
Can dogs eat coconut oil?
The lauric acid glyceride in coconut oil can be antimicrobial, and is rich in protein. Adding some coconut oil in dog’s food is good for their skin and hair. The pet owner can feed dogs with a small amount of coconut oil in their daily diet.
Can dogs eat coconut meat?
Fresh coconut meat may cause stomach discomfort, runny stool or diarrhea for dogs. Meanwhile coconut contains too much sugar which will affect calcium absorption of dogs.
Can dogs eat coconut flakes?
Some coconut flakes added in dog’s food is good for dogs skin and hair. Therefore dogs can eat coconut flakes in proper amount.