It depends. Grits is a porridge dish made with cornmeal, which comes from dried corn. Usually prepared by mixing cornmeal and water (or milk) over heat, it is a common breakfast dish served with either savoury or sweet seasonings. Different variations include hominy grits, yellow speckled grits, and cheese grits. The porridge colour depends on… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Grits?
Yes, dogs can eat artichokes. Artichokes are vegetables that belong to the genus Cynara. The green-coloured flower heads are harvested as buds, which are only edible in this form. Countries that cultivate artichokes include Italy, Egypt, and Spain, to name a few. Aside from being consumed as a vegetable, it can also be transformed into… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Artichokes?
No, dogs cannot eat leeks because of their poisonous substances. Leeks are vegetables that belong to the Allium genus. The plant is known for having long, cylindrical bundled leaf sheaths that can be enjoyed by humans in raw or cooked form. Its taste is similar to onions, which is coincidentally part of the same genus. … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Leeks?
Yes, dogs can eat raw unseasoned broccoli in limited amounts. Broccoli is a vegetable that belongs to the genus Brassica. It has a large flowering head attached to a thick stalk. The deep green clusters make it look like a small tree, which resembles another plant from the same species: cauliflower. Dogs can enjoy eating… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raw Broccoli?
Yes, dogs can occasionally eat Japanese yams as long as they’re cooked plainly. Belonging to the family Dioscoreaceae, Japanese yams are a type of starchy tubers native to Japan and China. This yam cultivar is also called mountain yam (yamaimo) and Chinese yam. The long, oblong-shaped tuber has a thin, light brown exterior and a… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Japanese Yams?
Yes, dogs can occasionally eat cooked yuca root. Also known as cassava or manioc, yuca is a root vegetable that belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae. The plant is native to South America, but is cultivated in many subtropical and tropical zones. It is a good source of carbohydrates, and can also be turned into flour… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Yuca Root?
Yes, dogs can occasionally eat white potatoes as long as they’re cooked and unseasoned. White potato is a variety of the plant Solanum tuberosum. Native to the Americas, the root vegetable belongs to the nightshade family. White potatoes are different from russet or Idaho potatoes. The former has a light-coloured peel and interior flesh. The… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat White Potatoes?
No, it is not advisable for dogs to eat horseradish. Horseradish is a type of root vegetable that falls under the family Brassicaceae. This mustard family has other popularly grown and consumed vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage. Dogs can eat these aforementioned vegetables, but the same cannot be said about horseradish. The good news… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Horseradish?
Yes, dogs can eat jicama occasionally and moderately. Jicama is an edible tuber native to Mexico and Central America. It is widely cultivated in Asian countries, and can be served raw or cooked. The root vegetable has a rough and tough yellow exterior. Inside, it has a hard, creamy texture that’s similar to pear or… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Jicama?
No, it is not advisable for dogs to eat raw sweet potatoes. Sweet potato is a large, starchy tuberous root that belongs to the family Convolvulaceae. It can have a yellow, white, purple, red, or brown exterior. Meanwhile, its flesh can range from white, orange, yellow, to orange red. PetMD states that the root vegetable is… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Raw Sweet Potatoes?
Yes, dogs can eat turnips. Turnips are root vegetables belonging to the Brassica genus. They’re round in shape, and can be white, purple, green, or red in colour. Inside, the globular flesh is completely white. Humans can eat both the leaves and the roots. When eaten raw, the taste of the bitter flesh can be… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Turnips?
Yes, dogs can eat yams. Yams are cylindrical vegetables that belong to the plant family Dioscoreaceae. They are starchy tubers that commonly grow in tropical and temperate areas such as Asia, South America, and West Africa. With over 870 species, yams come in a variety of sizes, colours, and forms. Some cultivars are edible raw,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Yams?