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Can Dogs Eat Greek Yogurt?

Yes, dogs can eat Greek yogurt but only in limited amounts. Greek yogurt is a cultured and fermented treat that comes from milk. It is a thicker version of regular yogurt because the liquid has been drained out of it. As long as your dog is not lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy, he can… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Greek Yogurt?

Can Cats Eat Cream?

No, it is not recommended for cats to eat cream due to its lactose, fat, and sugar content. Cream is a dairy product that comes from cow’s milk. Rich in fat, it is extracted by processing milk and taking the top layer before homogenisation. The types of cream include clotted cream, heavy cream, whipping cream,… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Cream?

Can Dogs Eat Vanilla Ice Cream?

It is not recommended for dogs to eat vanilla ice cream. Vanilla-flavoured ice cream uses the extract taken from vanilla beans and combines it with milk, cream, sugar, and eggs to whip up the frozen treat. Most of these ingredients are not good for dogs due to various reasons.  Milk and cream cannot be digested… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Vanilla Ice Cream?

Can Cats Eat Butter?

It is not recommended for cats to eat butter because of its saturated fat. Typically yellow or white in colour, butter is a dairy product consisting of solidified fat globules, water, and inorganic salts from churned cream. Though it contains vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D, it is also packed with saturated fat that… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Butter?

Can Dogs Eat Butter?

It is not recommended for dogs to eat butter. Butter is a yellowish dairy product consisting of a “solid emulsion of fat globules, water, and inorganic salts produced by churning the cream from cows’ milk.” It is commonly used for cooking or baking.  Pet Poison Helpline recommends that this fatty food should not be given… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Butter?

Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!

An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, milk is a nutrient-rich liquid that comes from mammals or even plants. It contains calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and vitamins A and B12. Newborns and young mammals drink the milk of their mothers as their primary source of nutrition before moving on to solids. This includes… Continue reading Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!

Can Cats Drink Goat Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Just like cow milk, goat milk can do more harm to your cat than good. The reason behind it is that adult cats cannot process the carbohydrate found in goat milk due to the lack of lactase in their digestive system. Even young kittens that produce lactase in… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Goat Milk?

Can Cats Drink Chocolate Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: There are two main reasons why cats should not drink chocolate milk. The first reason is because cats cannot have chocolate. Chocolate is a treat prepared using roasted and ground cacao seeds. Served in liquid, paste, or block form, chocolates contain the compound theobromine, the stimulant caffeine, and… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Chocolate Milk?

Can Cats Drink Cow Milk?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Most adult cats cannot drink cow milk because their stomachs don’t have the necessary enzyme to break down the sugar (lactose) found in it. Though kittens have lactase in their system, it is also not enough to handle the lactose levels found in cow milk. Cats who drink… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Cow Milk?

Can Cats Eat Ice Cream?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Made of milk, cream, sugar, and eggs, ice cream is a manmade treat that will not provide nutritional benefits to your cat. The milk and cream used to create it can do her more harm than good, resulting in digestive issues such as gas, stomach… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Ice Cream?

Can Dogs Eat Whipped Cream?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Whipped cream is commonly made of heavy cream, a natural sweetener (such as sugar, honey, or maple syrup), and vanilla extract. When broken down into its individual components, some whipped cream ingredients cannot be consumed by dogs.  Made from the high fat part of fresh milk, heavy… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Whipped Cream?

What Kind of Milk Can Cats Have?

Cats and milk go hand in hand… or at least that’s what popular media would like people to believe. Animal experts have revealed that most adult cats are actually lactose intolerant, meaning they are unable to fully digest the sugar (lactose) found in milk.  So does this mean cats can’t drink milk at all? This… Continue reading What Kind of Milk Can Cats Have?