dog food, dog kibble, dry dog food @ Pixabay

Can dogs eat snow peas?

To answer this question, we first need to know what snow peas are. Snow peas are a type of pea that is harvested when the pods are still very immature and tender. They can be eaten fresh, cooked or frozen in their raw state.

If you have ever been to an Asian grocery store, then you may have seen these green pods sitting out on the produce shelf waiting for someone to buy them.

This article discusses if it’s safe for dogs to eat snow peas and also provides answers to other questions such as “are they poisonous,” “how do I cook them” or “do they taste good.”

snow pea, vegetable, mangetout @ Pixabay

In general, dogs can eat snow peas but should not have them as the main part of their diet. Snow peas are very high in sugar and dog food is typically formulated to balance calories with other nutrients such as protein, fat and fibre so that it’s balanced for specific life stages.

Feeding your dog nothing but snow pea pods could lead to too much sugar which could eventually lead to weight gain or even diabetes!

If you’re wondering if they taste good, I would say yes..but only when they are fresh because cooked ones tend to be mushy and flavourless (unless you add something like butter). If you want some ideas on how best to cook these green wonders then check out this article here – __.


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