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Can Dogs Eat Edamame?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Edamame is a preparation style of immature vegetable-type soybeans that are found in pods. Usually boiled or steamed, edamame beans are served with salt, soy sauce, chili paste, garlic, or other condiments. Edamame can be safely eaten by your dog on its own. The soybeans… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Edamame?

Can Dogs Eat Chickpeas?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: A type of legume, chickpeas are also known as garbanzo beans. They are round in shape, and usually found in colours such as beige, green, red, and black. Chickpeas are packed with fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, and selenium. They can aid with your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Chickpeas?

Can Dogs Eat Dates?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally. The long answer: Even though raisins and dates look similar, the effects they have on dogs are extremely varied. Raisins are dried grapes, so they are extremely toxic for dogs. On the other hand, dates are the fruits of date palm trees and they are safe for your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Dates?

Can Dogs Eat Pork Bones?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Pork bones are usually used to create flavourful broths. When you are done using bones as stock or have simply removed them from the portion you’re about to cook, it is tempting to give these to your dog. However, similar to chicken bones and rib bones, pork bones… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pork Bones?

6 Reasons Why Your Cat Licks Your Hair

Some cats exhibit unusual behaviour such as choosing to approach a person on her own terms, scratching furniture, and licking her human’s hair. If you’ve ever encountered the last scenario, have you ever stopped and wondered, “Is there a reason why my cat enjoys licking my hair?”  We got to the bottom of things and… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Your Cat Licks Your Hair

10 Ways to Help Your Anxious Dog

Do you care for or own an anxious dog? Just like humans, our pets can and will experience anxiety at different points in their lives. When this happens, they sometimes have a harder time communicating their feelings to us. We can also misinterpret their behaviour and miss the opportunity to help them out. In this… Continue reading 10 Ways to Help Your Anxious Dog

All You Need to Know about Cat Harnesses

It’s best for domesticated cats to stay indoors. By remaining inside your home, these feline companions stay safe, live longer, and avoid dangerous hazards such as coming across wild animals, getting hit by a car, and transmitting infectious diseases. However, if you want your cat to be physically and mentally stimulated, there are ways to… Continue reading All You Need to Know about Cat Harnesses

How to Introduce a Kitten to a Cat

Do you feel like it’s time to add another furry feline to your home? Before bringing home a kitten from the animal shelter or rescue centre, there are things you need to consider and prepare.  First and foremost, think about your existing cat. Cats are territorial by nature, so your cat (aka the master of… Continue reading How to Introduce a Kitten to a Cat

Can Dogs Eat Radishes?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Radishes are root vegetables that come in a variety of colours such as red and white. They are known for being sources of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin C, and potassium, which can aid your dog’s digestive and skeletal systems. As your dog chews on this… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Radishes?

Can Dogs Eat Pizza?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Pizza is defined as “a dish of Italian origin consisting of a flat, round base of dough baked with a topping of tomato sauce and cheese, typically with added meat or vegetables.” The ingredients used play a big part in determining if the pizza is… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pizza?

Can Dogs Eat Kale?

The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Rich in beta carotene, vitamins K and C, calcium, and potassium, kale is a leafy vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family. The superfood can be consumed by your canine in moderation, even if the vegetable is known to accumulate the… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Kale?

Can Dogs Eat Human Food?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Dogs are allowed to eat human food as long as they are not cooked with salt, sugar, herbs, savoury sauces, and artificial flavourings that may be harmful for him. Depending on the ingredients and its chemical makeup, some human food may cause vomiting, diarrhea, and mild stomach… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Human Food?