We love dog-friendly bushwalks more than your average dog family and Bidjigal Reserve did not disappoint. Last month, when Waldo had spent a few too many sullen Saturdays giving us third degree guilt stares, we decided to venture out and find a new walk that satisfied our tried and tested dog walking criteria: The bushwalk… Continue reading Sydney Dog-Friendly Walks: Bidjigal Reserve NSW
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Seaweed is the common name for several species of macroscopic, multicellular, marine algae that are packed with iodine, iron, and potassium. Whether in the form of kelp or nori (dried Japanese seaweed), seaweed is a safe snack for dogs to eat as long as they don’t contain… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Seaweed?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: An aid for stool stiffening, squash is a natural produce that your dog can safely consume. It contains high amounts of beta-carotene (promotes eye health), manganese (boosts bone strength and helps the body process fats and carbohydrates), as well as vitamins A, B6, and C, folate, fiber, riboflavin,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Squash?
The short answer: No. The long answer: An ingredient commonly used to add flavour to human food, salt is a tasty mineral that should be kept away from curious dogs at all times. The salty condiment can make your dog extremely dehydrated, make him want to pee repeatedly, cause severe stomach inflammation, create electrolyte imbalances,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Salt?
Did you know that unspayed female cats can get pregnant as soon as they turn four to six months old? They are known to be “induced ovulators,” releasing eggs due to external stimuli such as the physical act of mating or mechanical stimulation. A female cat can go into heat every two to three weeks… Continue reading How to Tell If Your Cat is Pregnant [7 Ways to Find Out]
The short answer: No. The long answer: A combination of white beans and sweet sauce, baked beans are high in protein and fiber but not necessarily good for your feline pet. Garlic and onion may be found in the baked beans mixture—two ingredients that are known to be harmful to cats. Canned baked beans may… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Baked Beans?
The short answer: It depends. From the Great Northern beans of Mexico to the garbanzo beans of the Middle East, there are many kinds of beans harvested from various parts of the globe. Lentils, peas, soybeans, and peanuts are also considered as members of the bean family. Free from gluten and low in calories, beans… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Beans?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Yogurt is produced by the bacterial fermentation of milk. It contains calcium, potassium, and calcium—nutrients that are good for cats. However, most cats are lactose intolerant, so their bodies have stopped producing the enzyme that helps them digest the lactose found in milk and its byproducts. If… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Yogurt?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Cashew milk is made from blending whole cashews with water. Sourced from trees, cashew is a kidney-shaped seed that is known for containing magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, and zinc. Although cats can drink almond milk occasionally, sources recommend that they should not be given cashew milk. This is… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Cashew Milk?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Shrimp are decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies. Harvested from ocean waters or shrimp farms, shrimp can be enjoyed by cats as long as they are fresh and cooked the right way. This type of seafood is a great source of protein, phosphorus, selenium, choline, copper, iodine, and vitamin… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Shrimp?
Have you ever witnessed a cat hissing at you and scaring the hell out of you? Cats hiss due to a variety of reasons, and in this Waldo’s Friends article, we’ll get to the bottom of all the likely causes. But first… What is a cat hiss? How does it look or sound when a… Continue reading Why Do Cats Hiss? [9 Possible Reasons Why Cats Hiss]
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: A common cooking condiment, sugar is a sweet-tasting soluble carbohydrate that is composed of glucose and fructose. Though it is safe for humans to eat, it’s not advisable for your canine companion to consume it. Excessive amounts of sugar can lead to health complications such… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Sugar?