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Can Dogs Eat Pickles?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Pickles are cucumbers or other vegetables that have been soaked in a saline solution for an extended period of time. The liquid used for fermentation is often mixed with salt, vinegar, and seasoning, making it dangerous for dogs due to high sodium content and the possible spices used. … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pickles?

Can Dogs Eat Fish?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Fish can be included in your dog’s diet as a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and vitamin B12. However, there are some important considerations you must take note of before you let him eat fish. First, make sure you only offer your dog… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Fish?

Can Dogs Eat Pork?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Though cooked pork is safe for dogs to eat, it should be done with caution. The cooked pork you serve him should be properly grilled, steamed, or boiled. Undercooked or raw pork may contain roundworm parasites that may attach to your dog’s muscles for years.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pork?

Can Dogs Eat Tuna?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Tuna is a type of fish that lives longer compared to other fish, leading it to store high levels of mercury and metals in its body. Feeding tuna to your dog might lead to mercury poisoning, which can damage to his nervous system, cardiovascular system, and digestive system.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Tuna?

Can Dogs Eat Garlic?

The short answer: No.  The long answer: Think twice before letting your dog sniff through the raw ingredients in your kitchen as he may accidentally take an interest in your raw garlic cloves. Belonging to the allium species, garlic contains N-propyl disulfide that is highly toxic for dogs. It is said to be five times… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Garlic?

Can Dogs Eat Nuts?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: There are a few nut varieties that your dog can enjoy (peanuts and cashews, to name a few), but there are more types that are dangerous for his well-being. Macadamias, for one, contain an undetermined toxin that may cause your dog to display any of… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Nuts?

15 Ways to Take the Best Pet Paw-traits

Full disclosure: Waldo and Salsa are used to fawning photographer entourages every single day—because we can’t get enough of Waldo’s bluey freckles or Salsa’s little mo. How about your four-legged friend? Smiling, running, cuddling, hiding, jumping, snoozing—how many of these types of images have you captured of your beloved pet? Pets are integral members of… Continue reading 15 Ways to Take the Best Pet Paw-traits

Can Dogs Eat Raspberries?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Raspberries are soft, healthy fruits that your dog will enjoy snacking on. This sweet and tart fruit can come in a gamut of colours, like red, black, yellow, and purple. They contain powerful antioxidants and flavonoids that protect your dog’s body against cell damage, joint pain, and heart-related… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raspberries?

Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Your dog will benefit from eating sweet potatoes. These starchy root vegetables contain high amounts of vitamin A (helps keep your dog’s eyes, coat, skin, muscles, and nerves healthy), vitamin C (improves your dog’s immune system), and fiber (aids in your dog’s digestion). As long as they’re not… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?

Can Dogs Eat Rice?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Though it’s generally okay for your dog to eat rice, choose to feed him brown rice over white rice. Brown rice is a whole grain that contains high amounts of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Meanwhile, white rice is a refined grain that has gone through a more… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Rice?

Can Dogs Eat Pistachios?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Pistachios are not toxic to dogs, but are best avoided for many reasons. Since this type of nut has a hard shell, jagged shape, and small size, your dog might ingest it as a whole. This could lead to choking, throat injury, or intestinal blockage.   Dogs don’t digest… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pistachios?

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?

The short answer: Yes, but with caution. The long answer: Asparagus is chock-full of nutrients such as vitamins C, K, and E, folate, beta-carotene, and manganese. High in fiber but low in calories, this light green vegetable can be consumed by your dog to fight against eye problems and promote healthy organ function. However, there… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?