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Can Dogs Eat French Fries?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: French fries are potatoes that have been sliced into strips, deep fried, and usually served with heaps of salt and/or tomato sauce. Though your dog can eat ripe, cooked, and unflavoured potatoes, he should not be given French fries because of the canola or vegetable… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat French Fries?

Can Dogs Eat Baked Beans?

The short answer: No. The long answer: High in protein and fiber, baked beans is a cooked dish that combines white beans with a sweet-tasting sauce. There are many components that make baked beans harmful for your dog. First off, the dish contains high amounts of sugar, salt, and fat, which are all very lethal… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Baked Beans?

Can Dogs Eat Sausage?

The short answer: It is not recommended.  The long answer: Sausages are meat products made from ground meat such as pork, beef, or poultry. To intensify the meat’s flavour, the sausages usually contain salt, garlic, onion, spices, flavourings, grains, and/or breadcrumbs. Most of these ingredients are known to be toxic for dogs, hence it is… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Sausage?

Can Dogs Eat Green Peppers?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Green peppers are unripe bell peppers that were harvested before they got the chance to turn yellow, orange, and/or red. Safe for dogs to consume, these slightly bitter tasting fruits are packed with thiamin, niacin, folate, magnesium, copper, potassium, manganese, and… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Green Peppers?

How to Remove Ticks on Your Dog

If you like taking your dog on walks in grassy or wooded areas, there’s a higher chance that you’re exposing him to tick contamination. Ticks are commonly found in moist bushland such as parks and gardens. There are about 70 different tick species in Australia, with the most common one in the East Coast being… Continue reading How to Remove Ticks on Your Dog

Can Cats Eat Bacon?

The short answer: Yes, but it is not recommended. The long answer: A type of salt-cured pork taken from various meat cuts, bacon is a fatty dish that can be eaten as is or mixed in to add flavour to other dishes. Though cats should have a diet that is high in protein, it’s not… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Bacon?

Can Cats Eat Honey?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Your cat’s diet should consist of a high amount of protein, a moderate amount of fat, and a low amount of carbohydrates – especially if she is an indoor cat. Honey is not included in her dietary needs, so you should not feed it to… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Honey?

Can Cats Eat Fish?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Cats are true carnivores, which means their diet requires nutrients found only in animal flesh. Though fish is technically a type of meat, cats should not eat it on a daily basis. This is because of the high levels of fatty acids found in them, which can… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Fish?

Can Cats Drink Almond Milk?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Kittens and cats should not be given cow’s milk because it contains lactose, which many feline pets have trouble digesting. Allowing them to drink cow’s milk may result in intestinal cramps and diarrhea.  Almond milk, on the other hand, is made… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Almond Milk?

Can Cats Eat Garbanzo Beans?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Also known as chickpeas, garbanzo beans are legumes that are commonly used to make salads, soups, stews, and curry. Though they contain good amounts of protein, it is not recommended for you to feed your feline pet these beans because they are difficult to digest… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Garbanzo Beans?

What is Reverse Sneezing in Dogs?

Have you ever witnessed your dog creating a snorting sound while appearing to inhale and sneeze at the same time? Don’t worry! He’s just reverse sneezing, which is a condition that’s fairly common in dogs but rarely seen in cats. If you’ve never seen a dog reverse sneezing, check out this video by Dr Aimee… Continue reading What is Reverse Sneezing in Dogs?

Can Dogs Eat Eggshells?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Your dog can certainly enjoy cooked eggs to get his protein fix, but did you know that he can also benefit from eating its shells? Eggshells contain calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, and potassium, which can assist with your canine’s skeletal, circulatory, and immune systems.  How to feed eggshells… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Eggshells?