Cauliflower is a is a popular vegetable that is white in color with green leaves and often eaten raw.
It is usually added on veggie platters as one of the vegetables along with a dip in the center of the platter.
Like many other vegetables cauliflower is a healthy veggie that contains a lot of different vitamins and also includes antioxidants.
So can dogs eat cauliflower at all?
Yes, it is safe for a dog to eat cauliflower.
As a warning though it is possible for a canines to get gassy after eating cauliflower which may stink up your house.
Therefore moderation makes sense when it comes to your dogs and eating cauliflower. Like most foods moderation is key when it comes to a well balanced diet for your pet.
Some positive benefits of cauliflower include the reduction of inflammation which can help dogs with arthritis.
For many older dogs this is a common health condition they face and therefore this veggie can help a bit with this issue. Just realize that this food is not a miracle food and can only slightly help with the health issue.
Make sure that you remove the stem and leaves as they are choking hazards for your dog and do not have nutritional benefits.
Your dog will also prefer the cauliflower the most if it is steamed as it is easier to eat. If you were to fry or boil the cauliflower you release the best nutritional benefits of the veggie and that isn’t the best option.
Before you feed cauliflower to your dog make sure it is without seasoning and limit the portions. Raw or cooked works but your dog will most likely prefer it steamed.