Sweet potatoes are starchy vegetables with plenty of nutritional benefits for our canine companions. One of the best dietary sources of vitamin A, these yummy roots can help promote healthy skin, and coat and strengthen the eyes, nerves and muscles in our fur-families. Abundant in Beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A and powerful antioxidant, which helps to prevent disease and infection. Sweet potatoes are also a rich source of fiber, vitamins C and B6, potassium, calcium, and iron. Their natural anti-inflammatory properties make them also a great choice for dogs with food allergies.
The sweet potato was domesticated more than 5,000 years ago.