Dog Food & Dog Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Spinach? Is Spinach Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can eat spinach. The leafy green vegetable can provide a number of vitamins along with nutrients that can help with digestive issues. But there are a couple of safety considerations that you’ll want to be aware of before adding spinach to your dog’s meals.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 19th

Can Dogs Eat Yeast? Is Yeast Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is no, dogs can’t safely eat yeast. In fact, eating yeast is an emergency situation for a dog, and one that can lead to deadly bloat or alcohol poisoning. Here’s what you need to know about yeast and dogs.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 15th

Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal? Is Oatmeal Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can eat oatmeal. If you serve oatmeal to your dog, you’ll be adding a bunch of health benefits to their diet; although, you do have to pay attention to both how you cook the oatmeal and how much you feed your pooch.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 14th

Can Dogs Eat Ketchup? Is Ketchup Safe For Dogs?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can eat ketchup safely. While ketchup does usually contain a couple of ingredients that can be toxic and harmful to dogs, sneaking in the occasional lick of ketchup likely won’t cause your dog too many adverse reactions.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 12th

Can Dogs Eat Peas? Are Peas Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peas. There are definitely some health benefits that come from feeding dogs peas, and this is one of the reasons why the ingredient is often found in commercial dog foods. But there are also a couple of safety concerns you’ll need to take into account.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 9th

Can Dogs Eat Avocados? Are Avocados Safe For Dogs?

Can dogs eat avocados? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, or they can be safe depending on how they are prepared. Ask your veterinarian before sharing avos with your dog. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
March 30th

Can Dogs Eat Mustard? Is Mustard Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is no, dogs can’t safely eat mustard. This is because mustard seeds are toxic for dogs to ingest. You risk bringing on diarrhea, vomiting, and other stomach issues if you let your dog eat mustard. Here’s what you need to know about mustard and dogs.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 29th

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus? Is Asparagus Safe For Dogs?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can eat asparagus safely. While this vegetable is not toxic or poisonous to dogs and can confer a bunch of health benefits, you also need to take a few steps to make sure that you prepare and serve it correctly.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 25th

Can Dogs Eat Coconut Oil? Is Coconut Oil Safe For Dogs?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can eat coconut oil safely. Coconut oil may offer a number of benefits to your dog’s health, as long as they eat it in small, monitored doses. But there is also a degree of doubt about exactly how accurate claims about the benefits of coconut oil are.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 23rd

Can Dogs Eat Kale? Is Kale Safe For Dogs?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can eat kale safely. In small amounts, it’s unlikely to be harmful to most dogs, and it can also confer some nutritional benefits. But in certain cases and quantities, it could also upset your dog’s stomach and bring on bladder and kidney stones.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 19th

Can Dogs Eat Mayonnaise? Is Mayonnaise Safe For Dogs?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can eat mayonnaise safely. Technically, the ingredients that make up mayonnaise are not toxic or poisonous to dogs. But being that mayonnaise is a high fat condiment, it’s really not something that you should actively add to your dog’s diet on a regular basis.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 18th

Can Dogs Eat Broccoli? Is Broccoli Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can eat broccoli. There are a few worthwhile health benefits conferred on a dog when they eat broccoli; although, it’s worth noting that, in some cases, the florets might irritate dogs’ stomachs. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 15th

Can Dogs Eat Rice? Is Rice Safe For Dogs?

The short answer is yes, dogs can eat rice. In fact, in some circumstances, veterinarians have recommended rice as a great food for dogs suffering from common gastrointestinal issues. Although, it is worth noting that white rice is usually recommended over brown rice for dogs.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 12th
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