Can Bearded Dragons or Dogs Eat Pears?

Can Dogs Eat Pears

As you know, dogs can eat some kinds of fruits and vegetables. And herein we will find Can dogs eat pears? or Can bearded dragon eat pears?

There are many types of pears. But they have the same biological makeup, so they’re edible to both animals and humans.


Nutritional Information of Pears per 100g:

Amounts Per ServingAmountUnit
Total lipid (fat)0.14g
Carbohydrate, by the difference15.23g
Calcium, Ca9mg
Phosphorus, P12mg
Sodium, Na1mg
Vitamin C4.3µg
Iron, Fe0.18mg
Vitamin D (D2+3)0µg
Vitamin B60.029mg
Vitamin A1µg
Vitamin E0.12mg
Vitamin K4.4µg

Pears have so much water and energy which help your dogs feel better, active. Dogs are carnivores, fruits and vegetables are not in a dog‘s diet but sometimes a small change makes them feel more excited.

This fruit contains good amounts of fiber and vitamin K, low in calcium. The ripe one is high in sugar so tastes sweet.

A high sugar diet can have much more of a negative impact on your dogs than it does on us humans.

It is not good if eaten too much but a slice or two will be fine.

Can Dogs Eat Pears?

1. Pears Good Or Not For My Dog?

As we mentioned at the beginning of this article, the pear is considered safe to feed to dogs which is perfectly healthy for dogs and they love them, too.

This fruit rich in many of the vitamins and minerals that can be absent in dog foods, they are a great snack for your dog.

But keep in mind that they are high in sugar so you can safely feed your dog a slice or two, occasionally.

2. How To Feed Pears Safely For Dogs?

Serve pears safely for your dogs will not be difficult because I know you love them so much. I love my dog so I have learned knowledge to take care of her better.

Prevent your dog from getting trouble by following these guidelines:

  • Only feed ripe fruit, green fruit may have side-effects on digestion and cause an upset stomach.
  • Always remove the seeds as they contain traces of cyanide, which are toxic in large amounts.
  • Never give your dog a whole pear, these can easily become a choking hazard.
  • Always cut pears up! Whole fruit, if digested, can cause obstructions in the bowel.
  • Pluck off leaves and stalks as the texture is rigid and may tear the lining of the esophagus.
  • Feed a slice of pear occasionally since the fruit contains approximately 9.7 grams of total sugar, which is not good for teeth, contributes to weight gain and can cause an upset stomach
  • Do not give your dog canned or candied pear as it contains very high quantities of sugar in the syrup.
  • Moldy, spoiled, or rotting fruit causes diarrhea and stomach upset.
  • Fermented fruit converts into alcohol which is not good for dogs.

3. Asian Pear

There are so many different types of pears. Whether different types affect dogs differently?

Asian pear seems more expensive than regular ones and apples because they are much more difficult to grow.

However, they taste good and nutritional to become more and more popular over the world, including:

  • Japanese
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Taiwanese
  • Apple
  • Zodiac
  • Sand

All of them have the same biological makeup, so they’re edible to both dogs and humans.

Not only delicious on their own but also the light sweetness and crispy texture of this fruit make them a unique addition to any salad or stir fry. It a good idea to try a cake with some Asian pear slices.

After that, dogs can eat pears.

4. Canned Pear

Just like most canned fruit, canned pear are soaked with syrup that contains too much sugar is not good for dogs.

It can irritate your dog’s digestive tract and lead to obesity.

Fresh, ripe one is the best to serve your dogs.

5. Pear And Peaches

On special occasions, I often make a cake with different kinds of fruits mixed and my dogs love it so much. At that time, I wonder how different fruits combine with?

So I have learned about it and now, share it with you.

Pear can go with peaches for dogs. Peaches are a great source to supply vitamin A and fiber for your dog.

But, like any fruits that are not a regular part of his diet. Peaches can cause some stomach upset, most commonly temporary diarrhea.

Their firm texture makes the dog’s stomach harder to digest.

So they should be used as an occasional treat only.

6. Pear And Apple

Yes, dogs can eat pears and apples together.

Apples are low in protein and fat, making them the perfect snack for senior dogs.

Besides, they are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber for your dog. Just be sure to remove the seeds and core first.

7. Peas And Plum

I am afraid not because we should use ripe ones that have high sugar content (sweet fruits).

It not good for your dog’s health. We should only use them individually and in small amounts.

Don’t share canned or preserved plums with your dog.

Besides, there is a simple note that: Try not to mix acidic fruits, such as tamarinds and strawberries (also green fruits), or sub-acidic foods such as apples, pomegranates, and peaches, with sweet fruits, such as banana and pear for better digestion.

However, you can mix acidic with sub-acidic fruits.

Can Bearded Dragons Eat Pears?

Yes, bearded dragons love a treat in their salad bowl. Pear is often high on the list of favorites.

Bearded dragons can eat them in moderation. Like most fruit, they are high in sugar and low in calcium which is vital to a bearded dragon’s health.

Pear does contain good amounts of fiber and vitamin K.

Overall adding small amounts of them to your bearded dragon’s salad bowl on occasion is fine.


1. What You Should Prepare To Feed Pears For a Bearded Dragon Safely?

When preparing pear for your bearded dragon it’s always best to first let them ripen.

This will allow them to become soft and easy to eat.

You will also find them to contain much more juice and this will be much more appealing to your dragon.

Secondly, always peel off the skin and only offer the inside of the fruit, especially prickly pear.

It should also be cut into small chunks or cubes.

The main benefit of this is that it’s easier to consume rather than one big chunk.

Due to risking digestive problems, we recommend taking out the seed or pips

We believe the best way to provide fruit such as pear is to use it as a salad topper with other healthy greens in the same salad bowl.

2. Can Bearded Dragons Eat Plums?

Let’s see their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, water, protein, fat, sugar, and fiber content are necessary when it comes to bearded dragons.

Energy 192 kJ (46 kcal)Sugars 9.92 g
Carbohydrates 11.42 gDietary fiber 1.4 g
Fat 0.28 gFolate (B9) (1%) 5 μg
Protein 0.7 gVitamin C (11%) 9.5 mg
VitaminsVitamin E (2%) 0.26 mg
Vitamin A equiv.Vitamin K (6%) 6.4 μg
Lutein zeaxanthinCalcium (1%) 6 mg
(2%) 17 μgIron (1%) 0.17 mg
(2%) 190 μgMagnesium (2%) 7 mg
73 μgManganese (2%) 0.052 mg
Thiamine (B1) (2%) 0.028 mgPhosphorus (2%) 16 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (2%) 0.026 mgPotassium (3%) 157 mg
Niacin (B3) (3%) 0.417 mgSodium (0%) 0 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)Zinc (1%) 0.1 mg
(3%) 0.135 mgOther constituents
Vitamin B6 (2%) 0.029 mgFluoride 2 µg

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)

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In conclusion, dogs and bearded dragons can eat pears, plums, and some others.

However, fruits are not part of their diet and should only be treated as a snack.

Serving in moderation and using the correct precautions to ensure your pets are safe from harm. (The fruit is feed to bearded dragons must be cut into smaller pieces than for dogs.).

Bearded dragons can have more vegetable percentage in their meal than dogs

Adding fruits to their meals occasionally is an effective way to keep them healthy and strong. This also makes the dog and bearded dragon feel more excited and happier in eating.

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