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Yes, dogs can eat canned carrots. However, before giving them to your dog, make sure they are washed and have as little sodium content as possible. Canned vegetables are often high in sugar and sodium, so make sure you buy the right product.

Canned Carrots
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Beneficial: This food is generally considered beneficial by the veterinary community. Dogs can get nutritional value from this food if added to a dogs regular diet.

Food Safety Safe in moderation
Nutritional Value Fiber, Carbs, vitamins, and minerals
Benefits Promotes eye and skin health, low-calorie snack, antioxidants improve the immune system
Daily Serving One per week
Every dog is different. For specific feeding guidelines, including quantities and beneficial foods that are best for your dog, please consult your vet.

How to Feed Canned Carrots to Dogs?

Wash the carrots before serving them to your dog. Cut or chop up the vegetable into bite-sized pieces. You can top your dog’s meal with these tiny, cubed carrots or shred them and offer them as a delicious crunchy snack.

TIP: Use canned carrots to make a healthy treat for your dog. Throw a piece their way when they are behaving well.

Are Some Canned Carrots Better Than Others?

Yes, not all canned carrots are good for your dog. Look for low-sodium options to ensure you have chosen a safe product for your dog.

How Many Canned Carrots Can Dogs Eat?

You can give your dog one carrot per week. However, how much you feed your dog also depends on how much sodium is in the canned product.

When offering your dog a snack, keep in mind what they have eaten all day.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes. Canned peas and carrots are good options for dogs. However, it is important to remember that canned products are high in sodium and preservatives, so offer them accordingly.

  • Peas, carrots, corn, chickpeas, green beans, and pumpkin are a few options for your dog. Wash the vegetables if you are concerned about the sodium content in the product.

  • If a dog eats too many canned carrots, they are likely to experience excessive gas. They might also get a tummy ache and diarrhea.

About the Writer
Dan Greco , Dog Dad

Having been a dog dad for 5 years, I know how hard it is to make sure your dog gets the right nutrients and stays away from hazardous foods. With the help of a veterinarian who specializes in nutrition, I created this blog to help dog owners quickly access food information they need.

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About the Contributor
Dr. Hillary Wolfe , Veterinarian & Certified Food Therapist

Dr. Wolfe holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Kansas State University and holds nutrition certifications from the NAVC and CIVT. Her business, Tula Veterinary Nutrition, hosts online courses that teach owners how to cook for their pet for optimal health and longevity. Follow her on Instagram at @doctorwolfe.dvm for dog nutrition tips, recipes and insights.