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Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: A small fruit that packs a lot of flavour, kiwi is known to be filled with antioxidants, fiber, folate, potassium, and vitamins C, K, and E. It can be fed to your dog occasionally and in limited quantities, but should not be included in his… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

Can Dogs Eat Bacon?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Bacon is a type of salt-cured meat that typically comes from a pig’s belly or back. While dogs need to have a balanced diet of protein, carbohydrates, and fat, they are not equipped to handle bacon because of its high salt and fat content.  Consuming… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bacon?

Can Dogs Eat Melon?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Also known as cantaloupe, melon is a delicious fruit that’s high in water and nutrients, such as vitamins A and C, fiber, and potassium. It can be safely consumed by your dog, but since it contains loads of natural sugar, you should limit the quantity… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Melon?

Can Dogs Eat Peppers?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Peppers are fruits of capsicum plants that come in different sizes, colours, and flavours. There are small, spicy peppers that add heat to dishes, as well as big, sweet-tasting bell peppers. Spicy peppers such as cayenne, chili peppers, jalapenos, and serrano cannot be eaten by your… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Peppers?

Can Dogs Eat Cabbage?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Cabbage comes in 400 different varieties that are generally safe for dogs to eat. Appearing as leafy vegetables in green, white, red, or purple, it is packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins K and C that can assist with your dog’s digestion, strengthen his immune… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cabbage?

Can Dogs Eat Cranberries?

The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: Cranberries are small, round, red-coloured fruits that are great sources of potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. The antioxidants and nutrients found in them can help improve your dog’s cognitive function, support his immune system, decrease inflammation and skin irritation, and reduce tartar and plaque buildup… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cranberries?

Can Dogs Eat Pasta?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Your dog can occasionally eat pasta as long as you serve it to him cooked and without any sauce or seasoning. Raw pasta is difficult to digest, and its sharp edges may tear your dog’s mouth, throat, esophagus, and/or intestines. Meanwhile, some of the pasta sauces… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pasta?

Can Dogs Eat Zucchini?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Zucchini is a variety of summer squash that is packed with antioxidants and nutrients. It is high in fiber and low in calories, making it a good snack for your dog to enjoy. This vegetable is known to improve digestion, helping your dog better absorb the nutrients from… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Zucchini?

Can You Adopt a Dog When You Have a Cat?

Here at Waldo’s Friends, we love sharing heartwarming rescue stories that involve animals finding their furever homes. While every rescue tale is special, we have a soft spot for adopters who welcome different animal species—specifically cats and dogs—into their homes because it reminds us of how Salsa and Waldo came together and eventually became fur siblings.  If… Continue reading Can You Adopt a Dog When You Have a Cat?

Can You Adopt a Dog When You Work Full Time?

Adopting a dog may seem like an impossibility for full-time workers who need to leave pooches by themselves for hours. Though it may be frowned upon by some, it is a reality that can be successfully and responsibly done. In fact, when you do a quick search on some websites, there’s a filter option under… Continue reading Can You Adopt a Dog When You Work Full Time?

Can Dogs Eat Raw Eggs?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Your dog should not eat raw eggs because they are known to contain avidin, a protein that decreases the absorption of biotin in your dog’s body. Biotin is a vitamin that converts nutrients into energy, aids in metabolising fat, and helps make your dog’s skin and… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raw Eggs?

Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Chicken provides energy, builds lean muscle mass, and promotes bone health, which can all benefit your dog. However, serving your pooch uncooked chicken increases the chances of him ingesting all kinds of bacteria, such as campylobacter, salmonella, clostridium perfringens, E. coli, and yersinia. These bacteria… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?