Be careful with foods that are high in sugar and fat , also avoid spicy foods .
According to experts, no more than 5% of your Italian mastiff dog’s diet should come from treats or people food.
Some of the best people foods you can share with your dog are :
1. Shrimp and fish
Fish and shrimp , fully cooked and with the shells removed , can be a good food for your dog,thanks to all the good fats and amino acids. Specifically recommended salmon and sardines. Salmon is loaded with vitamins and protein, and sardines have soft, digestible bones that give your dog extra calcium.
2. Chicken and turkey
Chicken is one of the best additions to your dog diet if he needs extra protein.
Turkey is another good choice,but whithout any spices,with removed excess fat and skin and bones .
Pork is a highly digestible protein full with amino acids .Pork is less likely to cause an allergic reaction in some pets, compared to other meat options ,but contains more calories .
Eggs are safe for a dog’s diet as long as they’re fully cooked. Again great source of protein.They can even help calm an upset stomach . Raw egg whites can give your dog a biotin deficiency.
The active bacteria in yogurt can help strengthen your dog’s digestive system.
Yogurt is rich in protein and calcium.
Oatmeal is a good snack for dogs. It’s a great source of fiber, which makes it ideal for dogs with bowel irregularity issues. Before you serve oatmeal to your dog, cook it thoroughly.
7. Peanut butter and peanuts
Peanut butter is a great source of protein , heart-healthy fats, vitamin B, vitamin E, and niacin for dogs.Raw, unsalted peanut butter is the healthiest option for your dog.Unsalted peanuts are safe for dogs to eat.
Cashews are packed with helpful nutrients, including calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, and proteins. They contain less fat than other nuts,but giving your dog too many can lead to weight gain.
Honey is packed with beneficial nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin K, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, and even antioxidants.Giving your dog a tablespoon of local honey twice a day can help with allergies. How? It introduces small amounts of pollen and helps build your dog’s immunity to the allergens.
You can feed your dog cheese “in small to moderate quantities,” as long as your dog isn’t lactose intolerant.It is rare but still possible in dogs. Best choice is low-fat varieties, such as cottage cheese or mozzarella.
Unsalted, unbuttered, plain air-popped popcorn is fine for your dog in moderation. It contains riboflavin and thiamine, which are great for eye health and digestion.
Corn is one of the most common ingredients in dog foods, so it makes sense you could share fresh or frozen corn with your dog. The cob can be hard for dogs to digest and could cause intestinal blockage.
13. Green beans
Green beans are both nutritious and low in calories.It is good source of iron and vitamins. Use fresh green beans or canned ones with no added salt.
Carrots are low in calories and high in both fiber and vitamins. Raw carrots can be good for dog’s teeth.
Coconut contains lauric acid, which strengthens the immune system.It can help with bad breath and can clear up skin conditions.Coconut milk and coconut oil are safe for Cane Corso Mastiff, in addition to the fruit.