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Why are sweet potatoes not good for dogs? Raw sweet potatoes are too fibrous for your dog to safely digest. If they eat large quantities of raw sweet potato, it can build up in their digestive system and cause an intestinal blockage.
How much sweet potato can I give my dog? Dr. Ventocilla says a small dog can eat about 1 teaspoon of cooked sweet potato per day and a larger dog can eat 1 tablespoon daily.
Are cooked sweet potatoes bad for dogs? Boiled, steamed, baked, or dehydrated sweet potatoes can be great snacks for your dog. However, check with your veterinarian before adding sweet potato to your dog’s diet because too much vitamin A can cause bone problems and muscle weakness.
Can I give my dog sweet potato everyday? Sweet potato is a healthy and tasty treat when given every so often. It can be prepped in a variety of ways and can be given to your dog as long as it does not exceed ten percent of his daily diet.