Dog Food & Dog Nutrition

What is Xylitol? Why Is It Bad For Dogs?

Not all, but many types of peanut butter have an ingredient called xylitol. Xylitol is a substance often used in place of natural sweeteners, and it is highly toxic for dogs. While it is safe for people to eat without issue, the same cannot be said for our canine friends. Here’s what you should know.

by Beth Meadows
January 27th

Can Dogs Eat Apples? Are Apples Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat apples? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat apples, but there are some things you should know before you feed apples to your dog. You should always ask your veterinarian before giving your dog human foods, including apples.

by Mike Clark
January 23rd

Can Dogs Eat Peanuts? Are Peanuts Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat peanuts? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peanuts, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you feed them to your dog. If served correctly, they can make for a healthy sometimes-treat for dogs. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
January 15th

Can Dogs Eat Green Beans? Are Green Beans Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat green beans? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat green beans. That’s a good thing because one kid at the dinner table will inevitably want to hide their greens, and what better place than the dog’s stomach? Here’s what you should know about feeding green beans to dogs.

by Vivien Alexander
January 10th

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pet: Stick To A Healthy Diet

This year, make realistic New Year’s resolutions for yourself and commit to a healthy lifestyle modification plan for your pet. Start feeding your pet in a manner that promotes weight loss or maintenance of a health body weight. Obesity is clearly an epidemic in both people and pets.

by DogTime
December 31st

Can Dogs Eat Cranberries? Are Cranberries Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat cranberries? The short answer is yes, cranberries, are safe to eat for dogs. They are not toxic, unlike a very close alternative, raisins. However, before feeding your pet that sweet-yet-healthy snack, there are a few things to keep in mind.

by Gel Galang
December 23rd

Can Dogs Eat Almonds? Are Almonds Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat almonds? The short answer is no, dogs can’t eat almonds, even though your dog may have eaten an almond or two in the past and felt fine. While almonds aren’t likely to be toxic, they aren’t handled well by dogs’ digestive systems and can cause obstructions.

by Mike Clark
December 19th

Can Dogs Eat Ham? Is Ham Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat ham? The answer to that question isn’t a simple yes or no. There are many things to consider before feeding ham to your dog, and, as always, you should as your vet before sharing human foods with your canine friend. Here’s what you should know.

by Beth Meadows
December 18th

Can Dogs Eat Potatoes? Are Potatoes Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat potatoes? The answer is both yes and no. Like most things that both we eat and our dogs eat, much of the answer lies in the preparation of the food item in question. Here’s what you should know about dogs and potatoes.

by Beth Meadows
December 17th

Can Dogs Eat Eggs? Are Eggs Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat eggs? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat eggs. However, there is some debate about whether they should be cooked or raw, and there are some things you should know before you serve eggs to your dog. You must discuss with your vet before you give your dog eggs.

by Mike Clark
December 12th

Can Dogs Eat Corn? Is Corn Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat corn? The short answer is yes, dogs can safely eat corn. But there are some exceptions and things to consider, like what form of corn you give them and how much you give them. As always, you must ask your veterinarian before sharing human foods with your dog, including corn.

by Jean Andrei
December 11th

Can Dogs Eat Strawberries? Are Strawberries Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat strawberries? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat strawberries. However, there are some things you should know before feeding these fruits to your dog. Always ask your veterinarian before sharing human foods with your dogs, including strawberries.

by Mike Clark
December 10th

Can Dogs Eat Cherries? Are Cherries Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat cherries? The short answer is no, dogs shouldn’t eat cherries, even though your dog may have eaten a cherry or two in the past and felt fine afterward. There are plenty of human foods that are good for dogs and make for better choices than cherries.

by Mike Clark
December 9th

Can Dogs Eat Cheese? Is Cheese Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat cheese? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Dogs may be fine after eating a little bit of cheese, but many can be lactose intolerant, and too much cheese can lead to health issues in dogs. As always, you should ask your vet before sharing any human foods with your dog.

by Jean Andrei
December 4th

Can Dogs Eat Turkey? Is Turkey Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat turkey? The short answer is yes. Dogs can eat turkey, but this comes with a few caveats. Plain, white meat turkey with no bones will usually make for a safe treat for pups, but there are plenty of exceptions. And as always, you must ask your vet before sharing human foods with your dog.

by Beth Meadows
November 28th

Can Dogs Eat Celery? Is Celery Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat celery? The short answer is yes, dogs can safely eat celery. In fact, celery have a lot of vitamins and nutrients that can benefit your dog and give them a major health boost if given in moderation. Here’s what you need to know about feeding celery to your dog.

by Jean Andrei
November 26th

Can Dogs Eat Carrots? Are Carrots Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can safely eat carrots. In fact, with moderation, carrots have a lot of nutrients that can benefit your lovely pooch. As always, you should ask your vet before sharing any human foods with your dog, including carrots.

by Jean Andrei
November 25th

Can Dogs Eat Potato Chips? Are Potato Chips Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat potato chips? The short answer is no. Dogs may be able to safely eat potato chips depending on the amount eaten, but it’s still not good for them. Here’s what you should know about potato chips and why they’re not appropriate for dogs to eat.

by Jean Andrei
November 20th

Can Dogs Drink Milk? Is Milk Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs drink milk? The quick answer is that it depends. Most of the time, a little bit of milk isn’t going to be harmful or toxic. But there are exceptions, and dogs can face several health issues if they drink milk in high quantities or over a long period of time.

by Jean Andrei
November 13th
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