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The short answer: No. The long answer: Though almonds are not lethal to dogs, they can create a variety of problems when eaten. For one, they can be an obstruction hazard to your dog’s esophagus or windpipe if he swallows it whole. Since almonds are known to have high fat content, another problem that could… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Almonds?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Store-bought mushrooms that are safe for human consumption are generally okay for dogs to eat. However, since people usually serve these mushrooms in rich sauce or combined with oils and herbs, it’s best not to share them with your four-legged friend whose stomach may not handle these other… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Dogs are allowed to eat cheese as long as they don’t display symptoms of lactose intolerance. Before regularly giving him these cheesy treats, let him nibble a small piece and observe how his body reacts to it. If he becomes gassy, vomits, or has the runs, it may… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cheese?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: A mango’s fleshy parts are safe for dog consumption. Usually served ripe, it is a sweet and nutritious tropical fruit packed with fiber and vitamins. How to feed mangoes to your dog: Peel off the skin, remove the pit, and slice the flesh into smaller chunks that your pet… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Mangoes?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Low in fat and high in water, cucumber is a good natural alternative to dog treats. Aside from giving your puppy his daily dose of potassium, fiber, and vitamin C, this raw vegetable can help control your dog’s weight. How to feed cucumber to your dog: Never allow… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cucumber?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Your dog can occasionally snack on popcorn as long as it’s the plain, air-popped variety. It should not be the kind that’s served with salt, butter, oil, or any other artificial flavouring. These condiments and seasonings can cause harmful effects to your dog’s stomach, which may lead to… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Broccoli is a good source of fiber, antioxidants, as well as vitamins A, C, and K. Your dog can benefit from munching on this low-calorie treat in small quantities (less than 10% of his daily intake) because too much of it may lead to stomach irritation caused by… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Broccoli?
The short answer: No. The long answer: The different parts of an avocado—namely its leaves, skin, and flesh—contain an antifungal compound called persin, which can cause vomiting, diarrhea, or even pancreatitis in extreme cases. Aside from this toxic component, another part to be wary of is the avocado pit. More than just being a choking… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Avocados?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Serve ripe pineapples as an occasional treat, not as a part of your dog’s daily diet. Because pineapples contain a high amount of fiber and natural sugar, you must be careful with the amount of pineapple you feed to your dog. The sweet and tangy fruit may not… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pineapples?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Carrots can be consumed by dogs as a nutritious, low-calorie snack or mixed into their meal. High in fiber and vitamin A, this vegetable also helps with a dog’s dental hygiene by acting as an all-natural chew toy. How to feed carrots to your dog: Before feeding it… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Carrots?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Grapes ingested in any amount may lead to a toxic reaction in dogs and cats. This includes grapes of any form in any dish whether baked, cooked or raw. Most resources on the subject mention kidney failure as a possible outcome. Other foods to avoid for this same… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Grapes?