Dogs' bodies are built to eat mostly meat, but dogs also love to eat fruit. Wolves actually frequently eat fruit in the wild; it keeps them healthy by providing essential nutrients not found in meat.
Not all fruits are safe to feed your dog, however, so you need to do your research before feeding your dog fruit.
So, is mango safe for dogs to eat? It is! Mango is high in fiber, as well as vitamin A, B6, C, and E, making it quite nutritious for humans, as well as dogs. Mango is also sweet, so your dog will probably love it.
Before feeding your dog mango, peel it and remove the pit. Mango pits can be a choking hazard for dogs, and they can potentially get stuck in the digestive tract. The pit of a mango also contains small amounts of cyanide.
Although dogs technically can eat mango skin, it may be difficult for them to digest, so it's best to remove it.
When ripe, mangoes are quite soft, so you don't necessarily have to cut mango flesh into small pieces before giving it to your dog. But if you have a small dog, small pieces will be easier to chew.
Dogs tend to love sweet foods like mango, but be careful not to give your dog too much. Too much of any fruit or vegetable can cause bellyaches and diarrhea in dogs, because their systems are not equipped to digest large quantities of fiber.
So, when it comes to mangoes, small portions are great snacks for dogs. Just be sure to prepare the fruit properly before you give it to your pooch.
If your dog happens to swallow a mango pit, there is a chance that it could pass through his body without difficulty. But if he starts refusing to eat, the pit may be stuck somewhere in his digestive tract. In this situation, you should call your vet right away.