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Amazing Health Benefits of Butternut Squash for Dogs

Is Squash Good for Dogs? Squash may not be the most popular vegetable on the shelf, but when cooked correctly, it can be a delicious and versatile addition to your meals. However, can you give it to your dog or should you avoid adding it to your dog’s dietary rotation? Yes, and it is nutritious too! […]

Is Rosemary Safe for Dogs? The Complete Guide!

Is Rosemary Safe for Dogs? Rosemary is a commonly used herb usually found in many household gardens and pantries around the world. Rosemary can be non-toxic for dogs, it’s very high in iron, vitamin B6, and calcium which are essential for your pooch. If you have rosemary growing in your garden, your pooch might stay […]

Rhubarb: Is it Good for Your Dog?

Rhubarb: Is it a Fruit or Vegetable? Rhubarb is a beautiful, leafy plant with a hearty deep pink colored stalk. Often served in summer desserts like pie, rhubarb was first used for medicinal purposes. When eaten without sugar, rhubarb is almost painfully bitter and almost impossible to eat. When sugar became available worldwide in the […]

Can Dogs Eat Mustard?

With summer on the horizon, we’re all gearing up for our favorite feasting pastime:  barbecuing! With nearly 75% of American adults owning a grill, it’s guaranteed your pooch is going to come across some tasty outdoors grilling at some point this season, like hot dogs and hot dog buns.  With condiments of all types in […]

Is Ketchup Safe for Dogs to Eat?

Did you know that the average American consumes 71 pounds of ketchup every year?  While it’s certainly a popular condiment among Americans (particularly children), our canine counterparts love this tasty treat as well. Is ketchup dangerous to dogs? In most popular brands of ketchup, there aren’t any ingredients that can be toxic to dogs.  The […]

Can Dogs eat Pistachios?

What is a pistachio and are they safe for dogs to eat? What we know to today as the “modern pistachio,” Pistacia vera, was introduced into the US in the mid-1850s as an ornamental garden tree. The nuts were originally dyed red before they were put on display in most American grocery stores in order […]

Miracle Fruit! Is Kiwi Good for Dogs?

Is kiwi good for dogs? Quick Answer – Yes it is! I adore munching on kiwis and they are a part of my daily breakfast routine. It has lots of vitamins and minerals and has been used as a dietary supplement to help women recover from childbirth, but is it safe for dogs? Dogs tend […]

Can Dogs Eat Gum?

There are hidden dangers for dogs lurking in almost every corner of your home, and if you have a dog who’s more of a vacuum than a dog, the risks increase tenfold. As a dog owner, you probably know about the most common dangers (chocolate, onions, and human pain medications), but did you know gum […]

Can Dogs Eat White Chocolate?

There’s a heated debate amongst foodies about whether or not white chocolate is considered chocolate. White chocolate lovers say yes, of course it is chocolate, but chocolate snobs are adamant it isn’t. Whatever your stance is, it doesn’t matter when it comes to your dog’s health. The biggest question is: Is white chocolate dangerous for […]

Can Dogs Eat Butter?

Butter makes almost anything taste better. It makes your chocolate chip cookies fluffier, your freshly baked bread more mouthwatering, and gives your pan-fried foods a better taste. If you grew up in a midwestern family, you probably had a stick of butter on the counter 24/7 and it appeared at every meal. While butter (in […]

My Dog Ate Chicken Bones, Now What?!

Since dogs are carnivores, it seems like they’d be able to eat bones without any issues, right? After all, isn’t that what their ancestors did? As we all Smart Dog Owners know dogs eat everything they put their mouth to. Dogs can steal human food from us anytime they want and no matter how hard you […]

Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe?

Summer is swiftly approaching and with it comes a bounty of melons. Sticky red watermelon, cool green honeydew, and sunny orange cantaloupe are in constant supply during the hottest months of the year. As you’re slicing into one of your countless cantaloupes this summer and you consider giving your dog a few bites, consider a […]

Can Dogs Eat Plums?

Sure, dogs are carnivores, but try telling them that when you’re snacking on a piece of fruit and they have to have it now. Ideally, your dog’s diet should only consist of a quality dog food, but hey, who doesn’t like to share their food with their pup? Whether you’re in the midst of plum […]

Can Dogs Eat Cranberries?

When you think of cranberries, you might think of the gelatinous mass of magenta that’s been served at your Thanksgiving dinners since you could remember. Luckily, there are far better ways to eat cranberries, so you can set that memory aside and focus on fresh and dried cranberries now that you’re a grown-up. This tart […]

Can Dogs Eat Olives?

Olives are the perfect mixture of salty and tangy, and they’re extremely versatile. Mexican, Greek and Italian cuisines all utilize olives in fresh, unique ways, and they’re also tasty just paired with fancy cheese, crackers, and wine. They’re definitely a love it or hate it food, and it’s actually pretty hard to find a dog […]

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