The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Peanut butter is a spread made from grounded, dry-roasted peanuts. Store-bought peanut butter is known for being high in protein and fat, but on the downside, it is also packed with salt, sugar, and additives that are harmful for your pet. Though peanut butter is… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Peanut Butter?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Almonds are not recommended for dogs because they can cause physical obstructions in the airway or stomach. However, when blended and creamed into almond butter, it may be occasionally eaten by your dog as a treat just like peanut butter. There are risks to letting your dog… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Almond Butter?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Cashew milk is made from blending whole cashews with water. Sourced from trees, cashew is a kidney-shaped seed that is known for containing magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, and zinc. Although cats can drink almond milk occasionally, sources recommend that they should not be given cashew milk. This is… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Cashew Milk?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in small amounts. The long answer: Kittens and cats should not be given cow’s milk because it contains lactose, which many feline pets have trouble digesting. Allowing them to drink cow’s milk may result in intestinal cramps and diarrhea. Almond milk, on the other hand, is made… Continue reading Can Cats Drink Almond Milk?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Pecans should never be fed to your dog because they contain the toxin juglone. When consumed by your pet, these nuts can cause gastrointestinal upset or create an obstruction in his windpipe, esophagus, stomach, or intestines. Another concern is if your dog accidentally consumes moldy pecans. Because of… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pecans?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Though dogs can occasionally eat a few pieces of peanuts and cashews, walnuts are a big no-no for them. These large, hard-shelled nuts can block your dog’s airway, trigger gastrointestinal distress, and be the cause of toxic poisoning. Plus, moldy walnuts may contain tremorgenic mycotoxins that can lead… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Walnuts?
The short answer: Yes, but only very small amounts. The long answer: Cashews are one of the few nut varieties that dogs can safely consume. They are great sources of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins, and are known to improve blood pressure. Since cashews are also high in protein and fat (which can… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cashews?
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: There are a few nut varieties that your dog can enjoy (peanuts and cashews, to name a few), but there are more types that are dangerous for his well-being. Macadamias, for one, contain an undetermined toxin that may cause your dog to display any of… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Nuts?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Pistachios are not toxic to dogs, but are best avoided for many reasons. Since this type of nut has a hard shell, jagged shape, and small size, your dog might ingest it as a whole. This could lead to choking, throat injury, or intestinal blockage. Dogs don’t digest… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pistachios?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Raw, unadulterated, unsalted peanut butter with no additives is a great treat for your dog. Use it to hide medicines (your pooch will gobble it up!), or use it as a distracting treat while you clip her nails. Peanut butter is a good source of protein and… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Peanut Butter?
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?
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?