Adding Pumpkin Seeds for Nutritional Benefit for Dogs

Beef with Pork, organ mix, veggie mix, egg shell, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. Keep your dogs food rotating. You may already be familiar with the benefits of canned or cooked pumpkin for dogs, but don’t dump the seeds.

Pumpkin seeds contain about 125 calories per ounce. A serving this size contains 5 grams of fat, 5 grams of protein, and 15 grams of carbohydrates. It also contains a whopping 5 grams of dietary fiber! Pumpkin seeds are incredibly rich in phosphorus and magnesium and contain a significant amount of copper, zinc, calcium, iron, and antioxidants as well.

Pumpkin seeds also act as a natural de-wormer to rid tapeworms and other intestinal parasites. It also contains Omega-3 fatty acid known to improve the condition of skin and coat. Loads of Fiber that may improves and regulates digestion to prevent constipation. One of the benefits for those who make their dogs food is the benefit of the Iron which protects and supports red blood cell health.

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The Fresh Pet Chef

The Fresh Pet Chef

With Christine Johnson

Welcome to our blog page. The fact that you are here means that you are in tuned to the connection that what we feed our dogs affects their health. We realize that nutrition is the prevention and the therapy to all disease. 

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