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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 […]

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 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 […]

Can Dogs Eat Sunflower Seeds?

Sunflower seeds are the epitome of a lazy summer afternoon snack, and as a kid, you probably spent hours devouring these salty little seeds on the front porch or in the baseball dugout. Whether you like to do the work of shelling them or you buy them without shells, they’re perfect for camping, car trips, […]

Can Dogs Eat Lentils?

Lentils are a staple among vegetarians and vegans, but a lot of carnivorous people don’t know about these healthy little legumes. They offer plenty of fiber, protein, and iron, and getting a decent amount of iron and protein is difficult for people who don’t eat meat. While they’re definitely good for you regardless of your […]

Can Dogs Eat Dates?

Not too many Americans eat dates on a regular basis. While they’re a staple in other cultures, you usually have to go to specialty grocery stores to find them here. If you’re one of the few people who love dates, at some point you’re going to wonder if your dog is going to be okay […]

Is Catnip Bad for Dogs?

Can Dogs Get Buzzed on Catnip? If you’ve ever spent any time on social media, you’ve seen the funny memes and pictures depicting the effect catnip has on cats. From being passed out next to catnip plants or a driveway filled with blissed out kitties, cats certainly don’t suffer any ill effects from this curious […]

Is Pedialyte Safe for Dogs?

Experienced parents are all too aware of the existence of Pedialyte. This electrolyte drink is excellent for treating and preventing dehydration in incidences of diarrhea and vomiting in humans. Have you ever wondered about the safety and efficacy of Pedialyte for dogs? Can I Give My Dog Pedialyte? Pedialyte is safe for dogs if your […]

Is Beef Jerky Safe For Dogs?

If you’ve ever been munching on beef jerky, you’ve seen how it grabs your dog’s attention as soon as you open up the bag. The smell of smoked, dried meat is just too much for even the most polite dog to resist begging for, so you’ve probably handed off a few bites to your pup. […]

Are Acorns Dangerous to Dogs?

Can Dogs Eat Acorns? As a dog owner, you’re aware of the typical canine hazards in your home. What your dog has access to in your home and garage is easily controlled, but when it comes to hazards in your yard, at parks, and on hikes isn’t as consistent. Trees, plants, mushrooms–they’re all items that […]

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