Swiss Chard which is also known just is chard is a leafy green vegetable that has a colorful stem and is rich in soluble fiber and phytonutrients.
So can dogs eat swiss chard at all?
Yes! This vegetable is one of the most under appreciated vegetables that are great for your dog to eat! It isn’t a very popular veggie but it has some great benefits for your dog.
Note that dogs need to eat this food in moderation as eating too much can cause health issues because of the oxalic acid content contained in this veggie. It can also affect the absorption of calcium.
Swiss chard is also rich in Vitamin A and E which helps create a shiny and silky coat. It is also rich in vitamin C which helps with the immune system.
As well chard is rich in calcium and other minerals which help with bone development. This veggie also has iron for energy and potassium for heart health.
Additionally it has magnesium for nervous system function.
Another upside is that swiss chard is low in calories as well.
Basically this veggie is a super veggie and is great for your dogs health.