Great Natural hair ball treatment. Pumpkin is given as a digestive aid. It helps soo and regulate the digestive system. .Can help make stools more solid and regular if your pet has diarrhea. The fiber acts as a prebiotic to promote the growth of good bacteria in the gut. On the flip side, a pet suffering from constipation may gain some relief from pumpkin, as it can ease mild to moderate constipation.
Pumpkin contains a few vitamins and minerals that are good for dogs, too. They include:
Vitamin A: important for brain and eye development as well as immune system function
Vitamin C and Vitamin E: antioxidants that help combat free radicals, which are harmful agents that can trigger abnormal cell growth
Potassium: a mineral that helps maintain muscle strength and growth
Beta carotene a red-orange pigment from plants that aids in immune system response
Magnesium: a mineral that helps regulate blood sugar and blood pressure, and maintain healthy bones