The short answer: No. The long answer: Whether they’re raw, cooked, or in powder form, onions should never be eaten by your dog because they contain large quantities of sulfoxides and disulfides that are known to be poisonous to dogs. If accidentally consumed by your canine pet, onions may cause gastrointestinal irritation or may damage… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Onions?
The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Corn contains vitamins, potassium, and folic acid that are all good for your best friend. Dogs can enjoy grilled or boiled corn kernels, but not when they’re slathered with butter, salt, oil, or any other artificial seasoning. Dogs shouldn’t be allowed to munch on the cob,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Corn?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Pears are packed with vitamins (A, C, and K) and minerals (potassium, calcium, and iron). The good news is that your dog can enjoy occasional servings of chopped pieces of ripe pear! Thanks to its high water content, this crunchy and juicy fruit is also a hydrating treat.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pears?
Desiree Llanos Dee is the Climate Justice Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia – Philippines. She seeks compelling stories from all around the world and uses them to humanise climate justice. This is her inspiring story. Waldo’s Friends (WF): How did you first get involved in climate change-related pursuits? Desiree Llanos Dee (DLD): I first dove… Continue reading Climate Talks with Desiree Llanos Dee
If you’re a true believer in the “Adopt don’t shop” mantra, then don’t stop at adopting your little bundle of joy. Continue showing your support for the great work done by animal rescue shelters by purchasing these adorable rescue parent products from shelter online shops. Take your pick from these 10 bark-tastic products that will… Continue reading 10 Dog-Themed Products to Show Your Support for Animal Shelters
Animal shelters play a critical role in keeping animals safe. They are a haven for abandoned and abused animals. Running an animal shelter is no easy feat. It costs money to cater to the animals’ health, food, and general welfare. So how do you run an animal shelter without breaking the bank? You fundraise. Traditional… Continue reading 9 Fundraising Ideas for Animal Shelters
Making the decision to adopt a pet can be both exciting and difficult. Choosing which dog to bring home can be overwhelming. There are so many different choices between animal shelters, breeds, levels of obedience, size, gender, special needs, and of course, age. Unfortunately, many people overlook adopting a senior dog for various reasons such… Continue reading Things You Should Know about Adopting A Senior Dog
Raise your hand if you’re a certified cat lady or a mad cat man who’s all for responsible pet ownership. By purchasing these 10 animal shelter items for cat lovers (which you can gift to yourself or someone else!), you show your support for rescue shelters that take in abandoned cats until they’re ready to… Continue reading 10 Purr-fect Animal Shelter Items for Cat Lovers
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Bread can be fed to your dog as long as it is the plain type and does not contain any of the following: xylitol (an artificial sweetener that is highly toxic for dogs), raisins (dried fruit which causes mood changes, depression, and kidney failure), nuts (macadamia nuts… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bread?
The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Dogs can eat shrimp as long as they’re cooked and served without any oil, fat, condiments, and seasonings. Never serve raw shrimp to your dog because these may carry intestinal parasites and/or bacteria such as E.Coli, salmonella, and listeria which may infect your four-legged friend (and… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Shrimp?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Your dog can eat an array of fresh fruits that provide vitamins and nutrients to his body, but you may have to limit his intake based on the sugar content of your chosen fruit. When introducing a new fruit to his diet, do it one at a… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Fruits?
The short answer: Yes, but in limited quantities. The long answer: Peanuts are high in fat, making them harder for dogs to process. If your dog eats too many peanuts, it may develop into pancreatitis—a disease that results in painful, inflamed pancreas. How to feed peanuts to your dog: You can give them raw, or… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Peanuts?