Can Goldendoodles eat Strawberries?

By Jeffrey Cheek
October 3, 2022

a goldendoodle wanting to eat strawberries

Quick Answer

So, Can Goldendoodles Eat Strawberries?

Yes, goldendoodles can eat strawberries. They are full of antioxidants and are high in vitamin C and fiber. However, strawberries should only be given to goldendoodles in moderation because they contain sugar.

Health Benefits of Strawberries

Feeding your goldendoodle strawberries can help curb the aging process, strengthen the immune system and help manage weight gain. Strawberries can also help whiten your goldendoodle's teeth.

Because it contains Omega 3, feeding your goldendoodle strawberries can also benefit its skin and coat health. 

Strawberries are a good source of:

  • Potassium

  • Magnesium

  • Calcium

  • Folate

  • Vitamin K

  • Omega 3

How to Safely Feed Strawberries to Your Goldendoodle

strawberries on a table in a bowl

Before feeding Strawberries to your goldendoodle, make sure to talk to your veterinarian.

Some goldendoodles may be allergic to strawberries, and other fruits like blueberries.

When introducing strawberries to your goldendoodle for the first time, start with a small amount to see if there are any adverse reactions.

Only feed unsweetened and fresh strawberries to your goldendoodle. You can also freeze strawberries and give them to your goldendoodle as a healthy treat on a hot day.

Make sure to remove the stems and top leaves of the strawberry before giving it to your goldendoodle as these can be choking hazards.

Cut the strawberry into small pieces to prevent your goldendoodle from swallowing it whole and choking on it.

What Happens if my Goldendoodle Eats Strawberry?

If your Goldendoodle eats a moderate amount of strawberries, they will most likely be fine.

However, if your dog consumes too many strawberries, they may experience an upset stomach. If this happens give them plenty of water to drink. If their symptoms persist, contact your veterinarian.

How much Strawberries can I Give My Goldendoodle?

If your goldendoodle is smaller, give it one strawberry a day.

For adult goldendoodles, you can give up to 3-4 strawberriers a day.

Are Canned Strawberries Safe for Goldendoodles?

No, canned strawberries are not safe for goldendoodles as they often contain sugar and preservatives.

Picking the Right Strawberry for Your Goldendoodle

When picking a strawberry for your goldendoodle, make sure to choose one that is plump, bright red and has green leaves still attached. Avoid strawberries that are soft, have brown spots or are moldy.

Home Made Dog Treats from Strawberries

Frozen Strawberry Watermelon Dog Treat

If you are looking for a refreshing and healthy summertime treat for your dog, look no further than frozen strawberries!


half cup water

1/2 cup strawberries, diced

4 packs of gelatin powder

1/4 cup honey


-Put the strawberries in a cup and add the water

-Use a blender to create a smooth puree

-Add half a cup of water into a saucepan and heat until it boiling

-Add the gelatin powder and whisk until dissolved

-Pour in the strawberry puree, mix well

-Once it is mixed, remove it from the heat

-Pour it into a mold of your choice

-Refrigerate for at least 3 hours



Give your pup a summertime boost with some frozen strawberries! Just make sure to monitor their intake as strawberries contain sugar. When in doubt, always ask your veterinarian.

Have you ever given your dog a strawberry? Let us know in the comments below!

Jeffrey Cheek

Jeffrey Cheek is the proud owner of a funny goldendoodle named Bailey. Jeffrey loves spending time with his family and friends, and he enjoys being active outdoors. He is a successful business owner, and he takes great pride in providing for his loved ones. Bailey is always by Jeffrey's side, and the two of them make everyone around them laugh with their silly antics.

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