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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Pistachios?
For people, pistachios are a popular snack that's high in fiber, protein, and vitamin B6. These nuts are also common ingredients in a variety of dishes from salads to desserts. If you're snacking on pistachios or cooking with them, you might be asking yourself: Can dogs eat pistachio nuts? Are pistachios bad for dogs? Dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pistachios/ | December 8, 2022
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Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Limes?
Humans enjoy limes in everything from desserts to drinks. They're also fantastic sources of vitamin C. Limes might be good for us to eat, but is it safe to share limes with your dog? Are Limes Safe for Dogs? It's best to not feed limes to dogs. "Limes are not toxic to dogs, but dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-limes/ | December 8, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Grapefruit?
For many people, grapefruit is a favorite fruit, a juicy addition to salads and other dishes. Full of antioxidants, grapefruit also has a unique, tangy flavor. If you're eating grapefruits, you might wonder if dogs can have grapefruit. Can Dogs Have Grapefruit? Like oranges, dogs can generally eat small amounts of grapefruit without issues. But […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-grapefruit/ | December 8, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Tofu?
Tofu is a complete vegan protein made from soybeans. It can also take on the flavor of different ingredients, making it an ideal addition to a variety of dishes for people. But can dogs have tofu? Can Dogs Eat Tofu? Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer for the AKC, advises that "tofu can be given […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-tofu/ | December 5, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Cilantro?
In humans, studies have demonstrated that a genetic component can influence whether you like or dislike this herb. But would a dog enjoy the same treat? Cilantro leaves are safe for dogs to eat in moderation. Can Dogs Have Cilantro? Although eating this herb does not replace brushing teeth and professional dental cleanings, cilantro can […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cilantro/ | December 5, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Lemons?
For people, there are few things more refreshing than an ice-cold glass of lemonade. In addition, lemons are high in vitamin C and fiber; using them while cooking can be a healthy way to add flavor to your favorite recipes. But can dogs eat lemons? No, and here's why. Are Lemons Safe for Dogs? While […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-lemons/ | November 18, 2022
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Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Cabbage?
Cabbage is a heart-healthy food that is popular with people. If you're preparing cabbage for yourself, you might find yourself wondering if it's okay to share this vegetable with your dog. In fact, it is okay to give your dog some cabbage in small quantities. Is Cabbage Good for Dogs? Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cabbage/ | November 18, 2022
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Expert Advice: Can my dog... Can Dogs Eat Walnuts?
Walnuts (Juglans regia) aren't just a popular ingredient in desserts, pasta dishes, and salads. For people, walnuts are an excellent source of antioxidants that protect cells from damage and help improve memory and brain health. The fiber and omega-3 fatty acids in walnuts and other tree nuts can help to lower cholesterol, potentially reducing the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/can-dogs-eat-walnuts/ | November 16, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Seaweed?
Seaweed is an increasingly popular ingredient in recipes. A source of iodine, it contains antioxidants and is vitamin rich. Seaweed sheets also have a satisfying crunch and delicious natural flavor. But is seaweed good for dogs? Can dogs eat seaweed sheets while you snack? Can Dogs Have Seaweed? In moderation, it is safe to share […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-seaweed/ | November 15, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Beets?
Beets are packed with nutrients. But as healthy as they are for humans, are beets safe for dogs? Yes, they are, when served fresh and in moderation. Beets are found in some commercial dog foods. Are Beets Good for Dogs? Beets are loaded with fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including Vitamin C, potassium, folate, and magnesium. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-beets/ | November 14, 2022
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Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Pepperoni?
For many people, pepperoni is a favorite pizza topping and a delicious addition to a charcuterie board. This meaty treat is rich in flavor, but can dogs eat pepperoni? No, and here's why it's not safe for your pet. Why is Pepperoni Bad for Dogs? Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer for the AKC, explains […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pepperoni/ | November 14, 2022
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Expert Advice: Can my dog... Can Dogs Eat Radishes?
Radishes are a popular and healthy root vegetable for humans. They are low in calories, hydrating, and a great source of vitamins. If you're cooking with radishes, can you share them with your dog? Yes, but only in small amounts; there may even be some health benefits for your pet if they like the unique […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/can-dogs-eat-radishes/ | November 10, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Ice Cream?
Most people love ice cream. But is ice cream really a harmless treat for dogs, or will it cause a major bellyache?Unfortunately, although it may be tempting to share your cone with your four-legged friend, it's best to avoid giving ice cream to dogs. Why Dogs Can’t Eat Ice Cream Lactose Intolerance The first problem […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-ice-cream/ | November 8, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Grapes?
Can dogs eat grapes? The answer (and this goes for raisins, too, which are just dried grapes) is easy: No, dogs should never eat grapes. Grapes and raisins are known to be highly toxic to dogs, though research has yet to pinpoint exactly which substance in the fruit causes this reaction. Breed, sex, or age […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-grapes/ | November 7, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Cranberries?
Fresh and dried cranberries are popular human snacks. Many owners may want to share these with their dogs, especially around Thanksgiving. But can dogs eat cranberries safely? The answer is both yes and no. Fresh or cooked cranberries, when plain, are not inherently toxic for dogs. When fed in moderation, they are generally safe and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cranberries/ | November 7, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Pecans?
Pecans are a popular option for humans to eat or include in a variety of dishes. In moderation, these tree nuts can be a healthy snack for people, as they are full of potassium, calcium, and magnesium. Pecans are also a source of monounsaturated fats, which can help lower cholesterol. Unfortunately, pecans are not good […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pecans/ | November 1, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Squash?
Pumpkins and other types of squash are popular vegetables for humans; among other things, they are low in fat and cholesterol. As you're preparing it, you might find yourself wondering if it's okay to share it with your dog. But can dogs eat squash? What Type of Squash Should You Feed to Your Dog? Depending […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-squash/ | October 28, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Turkey?
Thanksgiving, for most families in the United States, is all about the turkey. Hours go into the roasting and basting of the bird, and once the Thanksgiving feast is over, there are turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, and turkey casseroles to make. With all of that leftover turkey, what about sharing some with our dogs, whether […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-turkey/ | October 28, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Sunflower Seeds?
As human foods go, sunflower seeds are among the healthier options to occasionally share with your dog. These nutty and delicious treats are filled with nutrients. But how can you safely feed them to your dog? Are Sunflower Seeds Good for Dogs? Dogs should be given only natural raw or toasted sunflower seeds (not salted […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-sunflower-seeds/ | October 27, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Edamame?
Edamame is a popular snack food or side dish for consumers worldwide. The name of these green soybeans, which are picked while still young, means "beans on a branch" in Japanese. This vegetable has all the essential amino acids the human body does not produce, is low in calories, fat, and sugar, and high in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-edamame/ | October 26, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Pomegranates?
Pomegranates are full of antioxidants, potassium, and fiber. As you're enjoying pomegranates, you may wonder if dogs can eat these tasty treats. Although pomegranate extract can have health benefits for dogs, you'll want to avoid letting your dog snack down on pomegranates. Are Pomegranates Inherently Toxic for Dogs? Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pomegranates/ | October 25, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Dates?
Have you just opened a pack of sticky, plump, and delicious dried dates? You might wonder if your dog can partake in enjoying these sweet, fiber-filled snacks. While dates aren't highly toxic for dogs like grapes, that doesn't mean dates should be a go-to treat. Learn more about how dogs can eat dates and the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-dates/ | October 24, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Ginger?
For anyone who has ever sipped ginger tea to settle an upset stomach, it's natural to wonder if this tropical root could be as beneficial to dogs. Many herbs and spices are harmful to our pets, but the good news is that yes, ginger, in small amounts, is safe for dogs and might even be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-ginger/ | October 24, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Nutmeg?
With its earthy sweetness, nutmeg is virtually indispensable in many fall and holiday baked goods, sauces, and stews. This is fine for us humans, but can your dog eat nutmeg? No, and here’s why. Is Nutmeg Toxic to Dogs? Nutmeg is derived from the seed of the tropical evergreen tree Myristica fragrans. The spice mace […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-my-dog-eat-nutmeg/ | October 4, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Blackberries?
Can your dog eat blackberries? In short, yes. This sweet, juicy berry can be as much of a treat for your dog as it is for humans. The key word here is “treat.” A dog’s nutritional needs should be met by their regular food, and treats should only comprise ten percent of their diet. And, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-blackberries/ | September 16, 2022
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Pickles?
Can dogs eat pickles? Here's why it's probably not a good idea to feed your dog pickles.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pickles/ | September 1, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Brussels Sprouts?
Brussels sprouts seem to be one of those foods that people either love or hate. If you’re in the former camp, you may be tempted to share some sprouts with your dog. But is it safe? The answer is yes, with a few precautions. The Upside to Feeding Your Dog Brussels Sprouts This cruciferous vegetable […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-brussels-sprouts/ | September 1, 2022
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Salmon?
Is it safe to feed your salmon? The short answer is yes. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which support the immune system, may decrease inflammation, and can keep your dog’s coat looking shiny and healthy. Along with some other types of fish, salmon is also a good protein source. In fact, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-salmon/ | September 1, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?
For pet owners, it can be difficult to keep track of which human foods are harmful or safe for dogs to eat. For example, can dogs eat bell peppers? In this instance, the answer is yes. Bell peppers pack a punch when it comes to nutritional value for both you and your furry friend. "They’re […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bell-peppers/ | September 1, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole 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? Can Dogs Have Popcorn? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-popcorn/ | September 1, 2022

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