Dole Fresh Foods Logo

Find Your Farm

All our fruit from the farm straight to your local supermarket. The farm code tells you which farm produced the fruit you are eating. Just enter the 3- or 5-digit code to find out where your fruit came from and learn about the country and the people who grew and picked it!

Dole Banana Farmer

Nutritious Treats for Your Pup

Nutritious Treats for Your Pup

Foods good for you and your pet!

Nutrition and diet guidelines all agree, fruits and vegetables should be consumed several times a day.  For humans that is.  But what about your pet pup?  Should they have a diet rich in fruits and veggies too? 

Dogs technically don’t need fruits and veggies the same way we do, but there are in fact a lot of produce options that they can enjoy as a fun treat too!!  So, as you’re gearing up for the dog park this week, here are a few suggestions to pack a picnic that you BOTH can enjoy!

Remember, these are snacks, not full meals!  The Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts suggests the following portions: 

Apples (1/2 cup chopped) – They are an excellent source of vitamins A and C as well as fiber! 

Bananas (1/4 cup) – In moderation, bananas are a high potassium, low sodium treat for dogs. Be sure to toss the skin!

Blueberries (1/4 cup)– Antioxidants that are good for you AND your puppy! 

Pineapple – a couple of peeled and frozen pieces can make for a delicious summer treat!

Never give dogs banana peel, cherries, grapes/raisins nor avocado.

Dogs may also enjoy ½ cup chopped or sliced carrots or green beans cut into ½ inch pieces.  They may also like snacking on zucchini or cucumber slices (¼ and ½ cup respectively!)

Remember, all of these suggestions are technically “treats” and should not make up more than 10% of your dog’s diet in one day! 

Published August 1, 2021

Get Some Fresh Inspiration

Explore Packaged Salads Find Meal Inspiration from Dole


About Careers Terms of Use Code of Conduct Transparency in Coverage Press Releases Sustainability

Dole Family

Dole Fruit Hawaii Dole Packaged Foods Ocean Cargo Dole Pineapple Farm Tour


DBCP Facts Memorandum of Insurance SMS Magic Privacy Policy Transparency in Supply Chain Management Truckers & Customers Information Portal


Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter

Contact Privacy Policy © 2024 All rights reserved.