As dog owners, we’re always looking for ways to boost our pup’s diet. Broccoli is a healthy vegetable that many humans eat due to its nutrient content and health benefits. It makes sense for owners to want to add this healthy veggie to their pet’s diet, but can dogs eat broccoli? Is it safe for our pups? As with many other vegetables, broccoli is safe but only in moderation and certain preparations. There’s a little more to it than a simple yes or no when it comes to feeding a dog this green veggie.
Your pup’s nutrition is one of the most important aspects of their health. We give you a list of what you should never feed your dog, as well as ideas to affordably create variety in their diet that will not only keep them healthy but allow them to enjoy their meals.
Have you heard of Chippin Dog Food? They are a brand that uses crickets for protein. This emerging company has been working with novel proteins and environmentally friendly practices to help create a new trend in the pet nutrition market. What is Chippin all about? We dive into the details behind this sustainable dog food brand that is taking big steps to change the eco-friendly dog food landscape.
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I know it’s tempting to slip Fido a piece of Thanksgiving turkey or lunch meat. But could turkey harm your dog? A little won’t hurt, but here’s what you need to know and remember what to avoid. We also share a yummy dog turkey treat recipe to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers.
“Give a dog a bone” — a common saying we’ve all heard, but in reality, should you satisfy those pitiful eyes begging you for your leftover bone from dinner? We all know dogs consider a bone a prized possession, but do you know which bones are safe, and what do you do if your dog eats a bone that’s harmful? Find out all the answers to your questions and more in our comprehensive guide to safe bones for dogs.
Many consider celery a less desirable vegetable because it lacks flavor. But is this crunchy food a healthy and affordable alternative for snacks? Is celery poisonous for dogs? Find out if celery is okay for dogs and how to share your stalks with your pup safely.
Are you considering changing dog food brands or types because it’s less expensive? Or maybe your dog has been sick, and you want to try out a new food. It may even be that your vet thinks your dog is allergic to lamb, chicken, egg, or another protein source. Whatever the reason for switching dog food, you must take it very slowly to allow your pup’s tummy to adjust to his new diet.
Dog owners commonly want to share their food with pets. Not all human foods are safe for canines to eat, though. One food pet owners often ask about is eggs. Can dogs eat eggs? While considered a superfood for humans, is egg nutritionally beneficial for dogs? As with many other human foods, eggs are only safe for dogs to eat in moderation and when prepared in certain ways. We get into the details owners need to know.
A hot dog cooked on the grill may seem simply irresistible to your furry friend; what’s not to love? But is it okay for our canine companions to have a hot dog? The answer is mainly yes, but only as a treat. They are okay as an occasional indulgence but are unlikely to form part of a healthy, balanced diet for your dog.
Corn is a popular food, particularly in the summertime. Corn is also an ingredient in many prepared foods, including dog food. But is corn bad for dogs, or is corn okay for dogs? Corn can be safe for dogs, but not every kind, nor should they eat it every day. Dogs can eat corn, but what types are okay, and can dogs digest corn? Our experts have the answers you need so you can save yourself a trip to the vet.
Dogs are notorious for begging for food and will happily clean up after us. Part of why canines love human food is because of the flavor that comes from seasonings. Garlic is one of the most prevalent seasonings used in our food, which brings up the often-asked question, “Can dogs eat garlic?” Many owners may think the spice is safe for dogs, but in truth, it is not the best choice. Garlic is not safe for dogs in large quantities, and too much can be toxic. We explore the specifics of a dog eating garlic and share what owners need to know about this commonly used seasoning.
Almonds are a yummy, healthy snack for people and are popular in trail mix, granola, or on their own. Almond butter, milk, and flour are often ingredients in baked goods like cookies and bread. But what happens if your pup accidentally gets into a can of almonds you left on your desk or finds an almond dropped on the floor? Can dogs eat almonds and enjoy them in the same way humans can? The answer depends on the situation. Generally whole almonds should be avoided but some other products can be safe in moderation.