We often want to share our favorite foods with our Wire Fox Terriers. But, like most things in life, the answer is not that simple. Wire Fox Terriers have a different metabolic system than humans, and that means that some of the foods we might think are safe for us might not be safe for them.
Therefore, you need to know which fruits, vegetables and other snacks are safe for your Wire Fox Terrier. Below are the most common 37 fruits, vegetables & other snacks Wire Fox Terriers can (and can’t) eat.
List of fruits Wire Fox Terriers can or can’t eat
Wondering which fruits your Wire Fox Terrier can eat or not? Here is a list of some common fruits your Wire Fox Terrier can or can’t eat:
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat apples?
Yes! Apples are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber for your Wire Fox Terrier. They’re also low in protein and fat, making them the perfect snack for senior Wire Fox Terriers.
To get the most out of your apple eating experience, remove the seeds and core first. You should avoid processed apples like applesauce or apple pie because of added sugar.
The short answer is no. The long answer is: “It depends.”
Avocados are not safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to consume. Avocado fruit, pits, leaves, skin and the actual plant contain persin, so these parts are potentially poisonous to your Wire Fox Terrier.
However, avocado oil (which is made from pressing the meat of an avocado) is safe in small amounts, as it has a low concentration of persin.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat bananas.
The banana is a nutritious snack for Wire Fox Terriers and can be given in moderation as a treat. The banana is high in potassium, vitamins, biotin, fiber, and copper and low in cholesterol and sodium. Wire Fox Terriers will also enjoy the texture of the banana. However, bananas are high in sugar so we should give them as an occasional treat. Remove the peel before giving to your Wire Fox Terrier as it is hard to digest. Avoid processed bananas like banana chips or other treats that may contain added toxic ingredients.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat blackberries. However, limit the amount of blackberries that your Wire Fox Terrier eats.
Blackberries are low in calories and sugar but high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They’re also a great source of fiber. Frozen or fresh, either is fine. Avoid processed blackberries like blackberry jam, jelly, and ice cream, as they may contain harmful additives for your Wire Fox Terrier.
2 blackberries per day per 10 pounds of body weight should be fine for your Wire Fox Terrier’s diet.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat blueberries.
Blueberries are a great source of vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants. They’re also high in sugar, so feed them in moderation (4-5 blueberries per 10 pounds of body weight). Frozen, fresh, dried or mashed, either is fine for most pups. But avoid frozen ones if your pup is small; they can be a choking hazard. Processed blueberries—like blueberry muffins, blueberry yogurt, blueberry pie, or blueberry pancake—may contain harmful ingredients like sugar substitutes that can cause digestive upset. So avoid these kinds of processed blueberries.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat cantaloupe? Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat cantaloupe.
Cantaloupes are low in calories but high in other nutrients. They contain fiber and moisture, which is great for your Wire Fox Terrier’s digestive system. However, they also contain sugar, so you should give your Wire Fox Terrier this fruit in moderation. Remove the rinds and seeds before giving it to your Wire Fox Terrier—even though they’re not toxic, they can be choking hazards.
No, Wire Fox Terriers can’t eat cherries.
Though the fleshy part is safe to consume, the other parts are highly toxic. All other parts including the plant possess cyanide that can trigger life-threatening conditions.
Contact your vet if you suspect your Wire Fox Terrier ate cherry.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat grapes?
No, grapes are very toxic to Wire Fox Terriers. Even a small amount of grapes can cause sudden kidney failure in your Wire Fox Terrier. Symptoms of grape poisoning include vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. Seek veterinary help immediately if you suspect your Wire Fox Terrier ate grapes. To prevent accidental ingestion, keep grapes out of reach of your pet.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat mango.
Mango contains four different vitamins: A, B6, C and E that help boost your Wire Fox Terrier’s immune system and keep him healthy. It also contains fiber, potassium and other minerals that help keep his health sound.
However, remove mango skin and pit, which is harder to digest and could cause choking. Also, avoid processed mangoes like mango sorbet, mango popsicles and mango ice cream, as they may contain harmful preservatives or additives.
Amount depends on the size of your Wire Fox Terrier—but one-quarter cup of fresh mango once a week should be fine for most Wire Fox Terriers.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat oranges in moderation.
Oranges contain Vitamin C, potassium, fiber and moisture. Give your Wire Fox Terrier only the fleshy part of the orange. Remove all traces of peel, skin, pith and seeds.
1-2 sections as an occasional treat are enough for most Wire Fox Terriers.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat peaches! Small amounts of cut-up fresh or frozen peaches are safe for your Wire Fox Terriers.
Peaches are high in fiber and vitamin A. They also contain other nutrients that your Wire Fox Terrier needs, like beta carotene, iron, and potassium. However, remove the pit before serving it to your Wire Fox Terrier as it contains cyanide. Also, avoid processed peaches like peach cobbler or peach pie, as they may contain harmful additives.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat pears. Pears are a great snack because they’re high in copper, vitamins C and K, and fiber. Eating the fruit can reduce the risk of having a stroke by 50 percent.
Just be sure to cut pears into bite-size chunks and remove the pit and seeds first, as the seeds contain traces of cyanide. Skip processed pears like canned pears as it may contain sugar syrups and other additives you don’t want your Wire Fox Terrier eating. One small slice is ok for most Wire Fox Terriers as pears contain sugar.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat pineapple.
Pineapple is a tasty snack for Wire Fox Terriers and contains vitamins, minerals, bromelain, and moisture. Only the soft inner fruit is safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to eat. 2/3 small bites of raw pineapple are enough. Remove the spiky skin and hard inner pineapple core. Avoid processed pineapples like canned pineapple, pineapple cake as they contain added harmful chemicals.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat pumpkins. However, make sure you are feeding pure and organic pumpkin.
Avoid pumpkin pie mix as they may contain harmful food additives. Canned pumpkin is okay as long as they contain pure pumpkin.
Also, you can find many puppy safe pumpkin treats in the market. The daily intake of pumpkin varies with your Wire Fox Terrier’s size and activity level, but start with a teaspoon per day.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat strawberries.
Strawberries are a healthy fruit that contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They’re also low in calories and high in fiber. Fresh and frozen strawberries have the same benefits as cooked ones. But always cut the strawberries into small pieces before serving them to your Wire Fox Terrier. Remove the stem so that he doesn’t choke on it. Avoid processed strawberries or products made with them, since these may contain additives that aren’t good for your furry friend.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat watermelon.
Watermelon is a low-calorie treat that contains vitamins, minerals, and lycopene. It’s also a great source of moisture for your Wire Fox Terrier.
The only part of a watermelon you should feed your Wire Fox Terrier is the flesh. Remove all seeds, rinds, and skin before giving your Wire Fox Terrier any part of it. Just half a cup of diced seedless and rind-free watermelon is enough per 10 pounds of body weight.
List of vegetable Wire Fox Terriers can or can’t eat
Wondering which vegetables your Wire Fox Terrier can eat or not? Here is a list of some vegetables your Wire Fox Terrier can or can’t eat:
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat broccoli.
Broccoli contains Vitamin K, Vitamin C and minerals. It also contains fiber. Broccoli stems and florets, both are safe to eat, either cooked or raw. However, always cut them into small pieces as they may be a choking hazard.
Offer 1/4 (0.25) cup of broccoli per 10 pounds of body weight of a pup.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat cabbage. But only if it’s the right kind of cabbage.
Cabbage has a lot of nutritional value, and all colors of cabbage are safe and healthy for Wire Fox Terriers. Red cabbage is more nutritious than green, with 10 times more vitamins than green cabbage.
Lightly cooked or roasted cabbage is the best way to serve it to your pup—it’s easy to digest and won’t cause gas or bloating. But make sure no seasoning with oil or salt!
Offer 1 bite of roasted cabbage per 10 pounds of body weight of a pup.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat carrots?
Yes! Carrots are a great low-calorie treat for your Wire Fox Terrier. They contain vitamins, minerals, and fiber that help keep your pup healthy. Crunching on this orange veggie is also great for your Wire Fox Terrier’s teeth.
Raw, frozen, or cooked carrots are all fine, but cooked carrots are better since they are easier to digest. For raw or frozen carrots, chop those babies up into smaller pieces so they don’t get stuck in your Wire Fox Terrier’s throat!
Remember that carrot cake is fine as long as you add no harmful additives! One or two baby carrots should be enough for an average-sized pup.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat celery. In fact, it’s an excellent low calorie treat that contains vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is also high in moisture and fiber, which makes it great for Wire Fox Terriers who are prone to digestive issues or who need to lose weight.
You can try different ways of feeding your Wire Fox Terrier celery throughout the day: top it with small peanut butter chunks; mix it with their regular food; pair it up with other treats; or even give them a few pieces as a snack.
Celery sticks are perfectly fine for big pups, but make sure you cut them into bite-sized pieces so that they don’t choke on the long pieces! Celery leaves are also ok as long as they’re organic and washed thoroughly before serving them to your Wire Fox Terrier.
Cucumber is safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to eat. Cucumbers contain vitamins, minerals, moisture, and fiber. They also provide phytochemicals that help freshen your Wire Fox Terrier’s breath.
Cucumber seeds, and peels or skin are safe as long as they are organic. However, avoid processed cucumbers like cucumber pickles, as they may contain harmful additives like onions, garlic, salt, sugar, etc.
The amount of cucumber depends on the size of your Wire Fox Terrier, but only one or two pieces of cucumber are fine.
The answer is no, Wire Fox Terriers can’t eat garlic. Garlic contains N-propyl disulfide, a sulfur compound that causes hemolysis leading to anemia. Raw and cooked cloves and bulbs of garlic are toxic to your Wire Fox Terrier. A toxic dose is 15 to 30 grams of garlic per kilogram of body weight. If your Wire Fox Terrier ate garlic, contact the vet immediately.
Can a Wire Fox Terrier eat onions? No, not even a bit.
Onions contain the N-propyl disulfide (NPD) a sulfur compound that causes hemolysis leading to anemia in Wire Fox Terriers. In fact, every type of onion is bad for Wire Fox Terriers—red, white, or whatever. Plus, all parts of the onion plant are toxic to Wire Fox Terriers, including the flesh, ring, powder and leaves.
If you suspect your Wire Fox Terrier has eaten some onions and you want to know if they’re okay, contact your vet immediately.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat zucchini.
Zucchini is a low calorie treat and full of vitamins and antioxidants. It’s also high in fiber and moisture that will help keep your Wire Fox Terrier healthy. Plain raw, steamed, or cooked zucchini is safe for Wire Fox Terriers to eat. However, raw zucchini provides more Vitamin A than cooked ones. Amounts may vary from Wire Fox Terrier to Wire Fox Terrier based on their size, but start with just one or two small bites, for starters.
List of some other snacks Wire Fox Terriers can or can’t eat
Wondering which snacks your Wire Fox Terrier can eat or not? Here is a list of some snacks your Wire Fox Terrier can or can’t eat:
No, Wire Fox Terriers can’t eat bacon.
Bacon is rich in fats and salt that can be too much for your pooch. They can cause pancreatitis and kidney problems.
However, a small amount of well-cooked bacon is fine as an occasional treat.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat beef.
Cooked, unseasoned lean beef is safe for Wire Fox Terriers in small amounts. Lean beef is a source of protein and many important vitamins and minerals. It can be added to your Wire Fox Terrier’s meal once or twice a week as an additional source of nutrients.
Beef broth, beef stew, specialized Wire Fox Terrier beef jerky without an excess amount of salt are also safe. However, raw beef bone is ok but cooked bone is not recommended because it can splinter and cause damage to the digestive tract if swallowed whole by your Wire Fox Terrier.
For a 10 pounds pooch, half a cup of kibble or 0.15 pound of ground beef is enough.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat bread provided your Wire Fox Terrier is not allergic to it. However, only plain white and wheat bread is safe for Wire Fox Terriers to eat. Avoid processed bread like bread with yeast. Bread doesn’t provide that much nutrients in your Wire Fox Terrier, so offer them in moderation. A crust is fine, but a whole slice is too much for your Wire Fox Terrier. Too much bread can cause diarrhea or other digestive problems in your Wire Fox Terrier.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat cheese. A small amount of cheese is ok for your Wire Fox Terrier. It contains vitamins, fatty acids, and proteins.
But be careful of what types of cheese you are feeding to your Wire Fox Terriers. Mozzarella, cottage, swiss, cheddar cheese are safer than others such as spicy cheesecake, blue, goat, parmesan and cream cheese.
The amount depends on the size of your Wire Fox Terrier. However, a few small bites are enough.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat chicken? The short answer is yes, and it’s a great source of protein, omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.
Boneless cooked breast meat is the best choice for your Wire Fox Terrier as it contains a lot of protein, but it does not have as much fat as other parts of the chicken such as legs or thighs. Chicken skin is also high in fat and should be avoided by Wire Fox Terriers because it can cause digestive issues and weight gain.
The amount depends on the size of your Wire Fox Terrier, but give 1/8 to 1/6 cup of meat protein per 10 pounds of body weight per day if your Wire Fox Terrier is on a raw meat diet.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat chocolate? It’s one of the most common questions we get, and the answer is always no.
Chocolate contains both theobromine and caffeine that are toxic to pups. Cocoa powder (most toxic), Unsweetened baker’s chocolate, Semisweet chocolate, Dark chocolate, Milk chocolate- all are toxic. If your Wire Fox Terrier ate chocolate, contact your vet immediately. Educate your family about the danger of chocolate in Wire Fox Terriers to prevent accidental ingestion.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat eggs?
Yes, your Wire Fox Terrier can eat eggs! Eggs are a great source of protein and vitamins, as well as fatty acids and minerals. The only thing you have to worry about is whether the egg has been cooked well enough that it’s safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to eat. Raw eggs contain avidin, an anti-vitamin that prevents absorption of biotin (a vitamin B). It’s also possible for raw eggs to contain bacteria that can make your Wire Fox Terrier sick—so when you feed your Wire Fox Terrier eggs, make sure they’re cooked thoroughly.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat fish. But not all types of fish are safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to eat.
Smaller, younger, wild-caught, shorter-lived species like salmon, shrimp and tilapia are safe for your Wire Fox Terrier to consume. Avoid longer-lived fish species like tuna, shark and swordfish as they can contain heavy metals like mercury.
Always clean them properly before feeding them to your Wire Fox Terrier. Debone them first, then cook it with no harmful additives added to it. Feeding your Wire Fox Terrier one or two times per week in small amounts suffices to satisfy their nutritional needs while ensuring they stay healthy and happy.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat ice cream?
No, the Wire Fox Terrier shouldn’t eat ice cream. Ice cream contains a high amount of sugar and dairy products, which are unsafe for your Wire Fox Terrier. Symptoms of ice cream toxicity include vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, tremors, and seizures. Ice cream lollies, ice cream cones, Oreo ice cream, McDonald’s ice cream, vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream- all are unsafe for your Wire Fox Terrier.
Seek veterinary help immediately if you suspect your Wire Fox Terrier accidentally ate ice cream.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat peanut butter in moderation.
Peanut butter provides protein, vitamins and healthy fats.
However, ensure the peanut butter is pup safe without xylitol and chocolate. Also, avoid peanut butter pretzels, as it contains 3 times more sodium.
Amount depends on the size and activity level of your pup, but start with a half teaspoon per day.
Can Wire Fox Terriers eat popcorn?
Yes, they can! Plain, air-popped popcorn is safe for Wire Fox Terriers to eat in small quantities as an occasional treat.
Popped corn kernels actually contain several minerals important to Wire Fox Terriers, like magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc, along with fiber and trace amounts of vitamins. They also have a low glycemic index, so they won’t cause your pup’s blood sugar levels to spike up like some other foods might.
That being said, avoid giving your Wire Fox Terrier popped popcorn that has toppings on it—buttered popcorn or popcorn with other toppings like trail mix or cheese are not safe for your Wire Fox Terrier—or unpopped or partially popped kernels can be a choking hazard and may even cause damage to their teeth if they try gnawing on it.
Wire Fox Terriers can eat turkey, but the best way to ensure that they are getting the nutrients they need is to feed them lean, white meat.
Lean turkey breast is an excellent source of protein and fatty acids, which are vital for your Wire Fox Terrier’s health and well-being.
Avoid turkey skin because it can cause GI upset and pancreatitis; also avoid processed turkey because it may contain harmful ingredients like salt, sugar or artificial flavoring.
You can feed your Wire Fox Terrier 20 grams of white meat turkey or 15 grams of dark meat per 12 pounds of body weight, if you opt for a raw diet.
Yes, Wire Fox Terriers can eat yogurt.
Plain yogurt is a perfectly acceptable snack for Wire Fox Terriers. However, some Wire Fox Terriers may have trouble digesting dairy products. If your dog can digest it, the active bacteria in yogurt can help strengthen the digestive system.
Plain yogurt is the best choice for your Wire Fox Terrier. Avoid any yogurts with added sugar and artificial sweeteners. Amount depends on the size and activity level of your pooch. However, one teaspoon of yogurt a day is fine for most Wire Fox Terriers.