Are cooked sweet potato skins good for dogs? Sweet potato skin is healthy for dogs and can be fed in moderate amounts after it’s cooked. The fiber, minerals, vitamins A, C, and E and much more will add to your dog’s overall healthy diet.
Is raw sweet potato skin good for dogs? When feeding your dog a sweet potato, make sure it’s cooked and that the skin is removed; leaving the skin on makes it harder for your dog to digest. You should never feed your dog a raw sweet potato.
What happens if a dog eats sweet potato? White potatoes are vegetables in the nightshade family that contain a compound called solanine. This is toxic to dogs, and therefore, they should never eat raw potatoes. Cooking a potato helps reduce the amount of solanine so that it’s safe for dogs. Raw sweet potatoes can cause digestive upset in dogs.
How much sweet potato can a dog eat? 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.