Lettuce is rich in nutrients including a large amount of beta carotene, antioxidants, vitamin B1, B6 and C, as well as a large amount of dietary cellulose and trace elements, such as magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and a small amount of iron, copper and zinc. Lettuce can strengthen human’s digestion and absorption of protein and fat, improving the blood circulation of intestine and stomach.
Adult dogs can eat lettuce while small dogs are not suggested to eat too many lettuces. Crisp lettuce can supplement vitamins in dogs. The dog owners can feed dogs with some lettuces if they like eating.
Lettuce can help purify blood and promote toxin removal. It contains silicon and folic acid.
Can dogs eat raw lettuce?
Lettuce is rich in nutrition and contains a variety of vitamins and carotene, eating a proper amount of lettuce can help dogs digest and absorb food, improving their blood circulation. However, raw lettuce may contain a lot of bacteria and parasites, it is not recommended for dogs to eat.