Mangoes are delicious fruit that tastes great in a fruit salad or direct from the mango tree. While we enjoy this treat, what about our canine companions? Can huskies eat mango?
Yes, your husky can eat mango! Mango is a healthy fruit for dogs of all sizes and contains a variety of valuable nutrients that are beneficial to your husky. While you should remove the skin and pit of the mango, the rest is perfectly safe for your husky to enjoy.
Mangoes can be very beneficial to huskies and other dog breeds, so keep reading to find out more.
Is mango good for huskies?
Yes, mango is a healthy treat for your husky.
Mango fruit contains a number of valuable nutrients that are beneficial to your husky’s well-being. The fruit itself includes dietary fiber and vitamins A, B6, C, and E. Making it very healthy for both huskies and humans.
If your husky is like ours, then they will also love the sweet taste of mango, and should be an easy healthy treat to give your pooch.
Avoid giving your husky the skin and the pit of mangoes though, the pit can be a choking hazard and the skin can be difficult to digest. So best avoid it.
How many mangoes can a husky eat?
A quarter cup of fresh mango once or twice a week is about the max you should be feeding your husky.
Avoid feeding your husky mango juice and other concentrated versions as these contain far too much sugar, which can cause diabetes and obesity in your dog, and some may contain artificial sweeteners like xylitol, which is toxic to dogs.
Can huskies eat frozen mango?
Yes, frozen mango is perfectly safe for your husky to eat.
Frozen mango should be just as healthy and beneficial for your husky as fresh mangos. Frozen fruit can be a great food to help cool down your husky during hot days or after strenuous activity.
Just remember that once thawed, the fruit will go bad fairly quickly, so act fast.
How to feed your husky mango
Before feeding your husky mango, remove the skin and the pit, as these can be dangerous.
Then all you really need to do is cut it into pieces for your husky to enjoy.
Even though the fruit of mango, when ripe, is soft, you should still cut it up into pieces before feeding it to your husky as it could cause a choking hazard if they don’t chew it thoroughly enough.
Lastly, before feeding your husky any new food, start with just a little bit and keep an eye on how they react to the new food before giving them more.
Final thoughts on huskies eating mangoes
Mango is a healthy, nutritious fruit that is beneficial for your husky.
However, mangoes do contain sugar so only feed it to your husky in moderation!
We hope you and your husky can enjoy some delicious mango. And if you have any concerns remember to contact your vet as they will be able to advise you on dietary requirements specifically for your husky.