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Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Potatoes?
Update: Recent research has suggested that potatoes, while not poisonous, may not be appropriate for a dog’s diet. From the UC Davis School of Medicine: “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued an alert about reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods containing peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as main […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-potatoes/ | July 26, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Almonds?
Almonds are a great snack for humans. But, can dogs eat almonds? The answer is no. While they aren’t as toxic as some nuts, it’s one of those foods canine companions can’t digest as easily as people. Why Almonds Are Bad for Dogs While many dogs love the taste of almonds, consuming them can cause gastric […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-almonds/ | July 23, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Kale?
Kale, former garnish, now superfood, is so popular these days it even has bumper stickers and T-shirts advertising its virtues. It appears in health foods, smoothies, and salads, and is believed to have numerous health benefits for people‚Äîbut what about kale for dogs? Is Kale Safe for Dogs? A quick Google search reveals page after […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-kale/ | October 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Oranges?
Yes. While not all fruits and vegetables are safe for dogs, oranges are fine for dogs to eat in very small quantities, according to veterinarians. Are Oranges Good for Dogs? Oranges are full of nutrients, potassium, and some fiber, and they are low in sodium, which makes them a healthy snack if given in […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-oranges/ | June 24, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Bread?
I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen dogs eat sandwiches, slices, and even whole loaves of bread, and in one notable instance, an entire pack of English muffins. Bread makes up a large part of the American diet, and our dogs seem to get their fair share of it—but should they? Is It […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bread/ | January 10, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Peanuts?
Everyone knows that dogs love peanut butter. Since peanut butter is made from peanuts, most of us assume that peanuts are safe for dogs, too. The answer is not quite that simple, however. When it comes to your dog's health, not all peanuts and peanut butters are created equal. Peanuts are loaded with protein, vitamin […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peanuts/ | July 27, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Fish?
If you’ve ever taken a glimpse at the ingredient panel of your dog’s food or examined other brands of dog food in the store, then you know that fish is frequently on the menu. Just because it is an ingredient in dog food, however, does not mean that dogs can safely eat just any old […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-fish/ | January 10, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Bananas?
As a pet owner, you might have wondered which fruits or vegetables are okay for your dog to consume. If you’ve ever asked, “Can dogs eat bananas?” the answer is yes. Are Bananas Good for Dogs? Bananas are high in potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. In fact, sometimes veterinarians recommend this fruit as a […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bananas/ | June 22, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Peas?
Spring is the season for fresh peas, straight from the garden or farmer’s market. And this is one vegetable that you can safely share with your dog. Keeping in mind that fruits and vegetables aren’t necessary to a dog’s diet and should only be an occasional treat, there’s nothing wrong with adding some peas […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peas/ | May 16, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Popcorn?
Nothing brings more joy to most dogs than helping you clean up after movie night. Popcorn always finds its way into couch cushions and onto the floor, where our dogs are happy to “hoover” them up. The question most of us forget to ask ourselves, however, is can dogs eat popcorn? Popcorn itself is not […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-popcorn/ | July 15, 2016