Food

(Picture Credit: Tudor Costache/Getty Images) Passing gas is as natural as breathing. That’s not to say that an unwelcome gust of wind isn’t disorienting when it’s unexpected. We pet parents know all too well that even our furry friends aren’t exempted from sudden stink bombs. Just like in humans, farting can either be a passing–pun
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat watermelon? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat watermelon, but before you feed your dog this tasty fruit, there are some things you should know. This fruit has plenty of vitamins and nutrients that are beneficial for your dog’s health, and they’re made of 92 percent water,
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(Picture Credit: Enrico Andretta / EyeEm/Getty Images) Can dogs eat oranges? If you’re looking for the quick answer, it’s yes. However, the full answer is not so simple. There are some things you should know before feeding oranges to your dog. For most of us humans, an orange can be a sweet and nutritious snack. But
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat tomatoes? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat tomatoes, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you giving them to your dog. It’s important to note that tomatoes are in the nightshade family, and parts of them contain substances that are toxic
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat peaches? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peaches, but before you serve your dog some of this yummy fruit, there are some things you should know. Peaches are loaded with beneficial nutrients that can be good for your dog’s health when they are served properly and
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat bananas? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat bananas, but before you let your pup munch these sweet, yellow fruits, there are some things you should know. Like many other good things, bananas are best enjoyed by dogs in moderation. They are full of beneficial vitamins and
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(Picture Credit: Jaromir Chalabala/EyeEm/Getty Images) When buying dog food, it’s only natural for pet owners to look at the ingredients list. However, this may not necessarily give you all the information that you need to make decisions about what your dog should eat. Apparently, even the leading dog brands may not be accurately reporting the
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(Picture Credit: adogslifephoto/Getty Images) Turkey takes the spotlight in the most recent salmonella outbreak. The latest development ties raw turkey products, including pet food, to potential sources of infection. Dogs who eat these products may be at risk for exposure. Pet food brands have started recalling their products as more people report salmonella infections. The
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat avocados? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, though reports that they are actually toxic are sometimes blown out of proportion. So long as they are prepared properly, avocados are usually safe for dogs to eat. Much of the controversy around
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(Picture Credit: Carmelka/Getty Images) Can dogs eat cranberries? The short answer is yes, cranberries, are safe to eat for dogs. They are not toxic, unlike a very close alternative, raisins. These tiny fruits can provide your dogs with benefits like a high dose of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. They have low caloric content and
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat peanuts? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat peanuts, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you feed them to your dog. Peanuts are high in beneficial, healthy nutrients for your dog, but they should only be eaten in moderation, and only
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(Image Credit: Getty Images/kandypix) Peanut butter is a healthy sometimes-snack for humans. However, this is not necessarily the case for dogs. Not all, but many types of peanut butter have an ingredient called xylitol. Xylitol is a substance often used in place of natural sweeteners, and it is highly toxic for dogs. It’s usually extracted
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat apples? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat apples, but there are some things you should know before you feed them to your dog. These frruits are full of nutrients that can be beneficial to your dog’s health, but there are some dangers to look out for,
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat eggs? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat eggs. However, there is some debate about whether they should be cooked or raw, and there are some things you should know before you serve eggs to your dog. In general, eggs are good for dogs, and they are
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(Picture Credit: Alina Potopeanu/EyeEm/Getty Images) Back in the days of hunters and gatherers, protein and nuts were the main ingredients of every meal. This did our ancestors well, but more than this, even the animals and pets would enjoy the same food and benefits. This is why a common trend now for pets is feeding
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(Picture Credit: igorr1/Getty Images) Can dogs eat ham? The answer to that question isn’t a simple yes or no. There are many things to consider before feeding this meat to your dog, and, as always, you should as your vet before sharing human foods with your canine friend. December is a month of holidays for
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat almonds? The short answer is no, dogs can’t eat almonds, even though your dog may have eaten an almond or two in the past and felt fine. While almonds aren’t likely to be toxic, they aren’t handled well by dogs’ digestive systems and can cause obstructions. They also
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(Image Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Can dogs eat potatoes? You’re probably asking this if you want to share a bite with your dog from the dinner table. The potato has a long and storied history. The potato was actually first cultivated in Peru and Bolivia thousands of years ago. Spanish Conquistadors and colonizers brought the potato
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat cherries? The short answer is no, dogs shouldn’t eat cherries, even though your dog may have eaten a cherry or two in the past and felt fine afterward. Many fruits are healthy and safe for dogs, but while cherries do contain some beneficial nutrients, they can do a
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(Image Credit: Getty Images) The short answer is yes. Dogs can eat turkey. But this comes with a few caveats. Dogs can usually eat turkey unless they have medical conditions like allergies, and you must remove any bones from the meat beforehand. You shouldn’t feed your dog seasoned turkey, as many kinds of seasoning can be
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin? The short answer is yes, your dog can have pumpkin. Not only is pumpkin a nice change of pace for your pup’s palette, it is also a healthy people food to add to your dog’s diet. Why Is Pumpkin Good For Dogs? Pumpkin is great for your
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