Yes – it’s perfectly OK to feed your dog couscous, and is often recommended as a whole grain to feed your pet. Introducing couscous into your dog’s diet slowly is recommended as the high levels of selenium (a natural type of complex protein) can cause tummy problems when eaten in large quantities. In manageable portions, the selenium in couscous can be a great antioxidant for your pet and there can be lots of nutritional value in couscous. Couscous contains fiber, protein and magnesium which is great for your dog’s diet.
How do I serve my dog couscous?
It’s best to serve couscous in small quantities and with other ingredients to help your dog’s digestive system adjust. Why not try serving your dog couscous with a lean meat such as chicken, lamb, or fish? Just like humans, it’s important for dogs to have a balanced meal that includes a mix of carbs, proteins and fats, so introducing your dog to couscous as part of a balanced meal is a good idea. You should also ensure that you serve your dog couscous without any flavours or spices as this can cause stomach upset.
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