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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 […]http://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 […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-almonds/ | July 23, 2018
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Oatmeal?
A healthy breakfast choice that offers an abundance of nutritional value, oatmeal is a staple found in many people’s homes. But, can dogs eat oatmeal? The answer is yes, but there are some things you should keep in mind before feeding your pup this snack. Is Oatmeal Good for Dogs? Oatmeal is high in fiber […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-oatmeal/ | August 30, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes?
Photo: shelmac/Flickr Most dogs want to eat whatever we’re eating, no matter what it is. Whether it is a juicy beefsteak tomato or a juicy beef steak, your dog wants to help you finish it. Vets generally do not recommend feeding table scraps to dogs, but some foods are fine to give every once in […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-tomatoes/ | June 17, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Ham?
You’re slicing a baked ham at the dinner table or making yourself a ham sandwich, and your dog sits salivating at your side. You may think, “What’s the harm in giving him a juicy slice or two?” Maybe none, but there are things to consider before feeding your dog ham. RELATED: Human Foods Dogs […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-ham/ | May 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Garlic?
The smell of roasting garlic is one of those scents that immediately makes most of us hungry. It’s featured in cuisines around the globe and is found in many of our favorite foods. Scientific evidence even suggests that garlic has medicinal benefits for humans, so it’s perfectly natural for you to wonder: Can dogs eat […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-garlic/ | April 19, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Pork?
Eating meat is very natural for dogs, so it’s no surprise when they’re looking toward their owner wanting to share what’s on the plate. Because of a dog’s carnivorous nature, owners don’t usually second-guess whether giving their dog some meat is a good idea, they just do it. With commercially prepared foods containing ingredients […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pork/ | May 31, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Quinoa?
Quinoa is an extremely healthy food for humans. It’s packed with protein, calcium, and other nutrients. But, can dogs eat quinoa? The answer is generally yes. The edible seed is actually an ingredient in some high-quality dry dog foods. Its strong nutritional profile makes it a healthy alternative to corn, wheat, and soy — starches that […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-quinoa/ | August 1, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Corn?
As summer approaches, so does the season for grilling and backyard barbecues. For the next few months, the variety of smells from all the delicious foods served is enticing to us and also to our four-legged friends. Foods such as corn, both on and off the cob, are summertime staples and, chances are, your […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-corn/ | May 25, 2017
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Lettuce?
For a lot of Americans, salads are a popular meal option. But can dogs eat lettuce? In general, yes. Lettuce of the romaine, arugula, and iceberg variety do not contain anything that can really harm your dog. After all, it is 90 percent water. It’s also a low-calorie snack that could be a good training […]http://akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-lettuce/ | May 14, 2018