Ho ho ho! The holidays are here. And with it comes delicious home cooked meals shared with loved ones. If you’re a pet parent having family and friends over this merry month, it’s important to be aware of the appetising Christmas food being prepared and laid out in front of your fur family. Your dog… Continue reading 11 Christmas Food Toxic to Dogs and Cats
Yes, dogs can eat liver in moderation. Liver can come from a variety of sources such as pork, beef, chicken, lamb, and duck. It is an organ essential for digestion, regulating the blood’s chemical levels and removing toxic substances. When eaten, liver is a great source of iron, copper, vitamin A, and B vitamins. It… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Liver?
Yes and no. A berry is defined by Wikipedia as “a small, pulpy, and often edible fruit.” This type of fruit has a sweet, sour, or tart flavour and does not have a stone or pit. However, seeds or pips (small hard seeds) may be found within it. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cranberries, blackberries, red currants,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Berries?
Yes, dogs can eat okra in limited quantities. Grown in tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate regions, okra is a flowering plant that comes from the family Malvaceae. It goes by the names ladies’ fingers and ochro, and its green seed pods can be enjoyed raw, pickled, or cooked. Even the leaves and seeds can be… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Okra?
Dogs can eat black olives, but it shouldn’t be given regularly. Olives are fruits that come from trees or shrubs belonging to the Oleaceae family. These are processed into olive oil, or cured and fermented then used in many culinary dishes. Black olives are actually ripe olives that were harvested once they were fully mature.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Black Olives?
Yes, dogs can eat dragon fruit. Cultivated throughout tropical and subtropical regions around the world, dragon fruit comes from various cactus species indigenous to the Americas. The fruit may come from the genus Stenocereus or Selenicereus, so there is a variety of colours to choose from. The spiky exterior ranges from pink to yellow, while… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Dragon Fruit?
These days, many cat and dog parents are introducing human-grade ingredients for their pets to try. From giving seafood to vegan alternatives, it’s a great way to expand your pup’s palate and add variety to his meals and treats. However, not all ingredients safe for humans are automatically good for canines. Before feeding your dog… Continue reading Which legumes and beans can your dog eat? [We reviewed 12 options!]
Yes, dogs can eat small amounts of rosemary. Similar to basil, rosemary is an herb belonging to the Lamiaceae family. It contains vitamins and minerals such as manganese, folate, calcium, and vitamins C and A. Rosemary is listed as a non-toxic plant by the ASPCA. Therefore, it can be eaten by dogs, cats, and even… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Rosemary?
Yes, dogs can eat cilantro in moderation. Also known as coriander, Chinese parsley, and Mexican parsley, cilantro is a herb that belongs to the Apiaceae family. Its dried seeds or fresh leaves are used for culinary purposes, adding a tart-like flavour to dishes. Cilantro is high in nutrients such as antioxidants, vitamins A and C,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cilantro?
It is not recommended for dogs to eat turkey bones. Though plainly cooked turkey meat is safe for dogs to eat, its bones are another matter. Similar to chicken bones, turkey bones may cause various complications when consumed by your canine pet. Turkey bones are known for being thin and chewy, so they can easily… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Turkey Bones?
It depends. Tomato sauce comes from stewed tomatoes that are mixed with various ingredients. On their own, ripe and unprocessed tomatoes can be fed to your dog. However, it’s the other ingredients cooked with the tomato sauce that may cause your pet harm. Tomato sauce mixed with meat such as beef and chicken can be… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Tomato Sauce?
Yes, dogs can eat olive oil in moderation. Olive oil is liquid fat derived from the fruit of the same name. It is made by pressing or crushing whole olives, turning it into paste, then extracting the liquid. The oil is commonly used for culinary, cosmetic, and even pharmaceutical purposes as it contains many nutrients.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Olive Oil?