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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Tuna?
Many dog foods contain fish because it is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. But can dogs eat tuna? The answer is no. You shouldn't feed your canine companion the saltwater fish because it could lead to a number of different health problems. Can Dogs Eat Raw or Canned Tuna? Fresh tuna has much […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-tuna/ | August 2, 2022
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Kale?
Kale appears in health foods, smoothies, and salads, and is believed to have numerous health benefits for people. But is kale safe for dogs? Is Kale Safe for Dogs? Kale can cause medical problems for dogs. The leafy green contains several potentially harmful natural compounds, including calcium oxalate and isothiocyanates. Calcium oxalate can cause health issues such […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-kale/ | August 2, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Celery?​
Dogs fed a complete and balanced diet don’t need fruits and vegetables the same way humans do, but in moderation some can make healthy treats. Low-calorie, low-fat fruits and veggies are also a good treat option for pets struggling with obesity. Some human foods, however, can be toxic to dogs, which is why it is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-celery/ | August 1, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Zucchini?
In moderation, some fruits and vegetables can be safe, healthy treats for your dog. Luckily for gardeners, zucchini is safe for canines, and your pup might be able to help you get rid of all of that surplus summer squash. Is Zucchini Safe for Dogs? Zucchini is perfectly safe for dogs. But that does not […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-zucchini/ | July 29, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods ​Can Dogs Eat Potatoes?
The humble potato is the key ingredient in French fries, hash browns, tater tots, and many other essential comfort foods. When prepared in a healthy way, white potatoes can be a nutritious food for humans, but can dogs eat potatoes? The answer is: it depends. Potatoes aren't categorically toxic to dogs, like grapes or onions. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-potatoes/ | July 29, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Nuts?
Humans love snacking on nuts. Nuts are full of protein and healthy fats that make up an important part of our diets. This is not true for dogs. Most nuts are an unhealthy choice for dogs, and some are even toxic. Why Are Nuts Bad for Dogs? Not all nuts are toxic to canines, but […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-nuts/ | July 28, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Cucumbers?
Can dogs eat cucumbers? They can, and small pieces of these water-rich vegetables can make good rewards for dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cucumbers/ | July 27, 2022
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Oranges?
  Not all fruits and vegetables are safe for dogs. But can they eat oranges? Yes, in very small quantities, according to veterinarians. Oranges are full of healthy vitamins and nutrients like potassium and fiber. and low in sodium, which makes them a healthy snack if given in limited amounts: maybe one or two segments […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-oranges/ | July 27, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Almonds?
Almonds are a great snack for humans. But, can dogs eat almonds? The answer is no. While almonds might not be as as toxic as some nuts, they are one of those foods canine companions can't digest as easily as people. Why Almonds Are Bad for Dogs While dogs might love the taste of almonds, consuming […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-almonds/ | July 26, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Pineapple?
Pineapple is a favorite fruit for many people. It is tart, sweet, and tangy, and its tropical origins put us in mind of warmer climates. In moderation, it can also be a healthy treat for dogs, similar to other types of fruit like strawberries and watermelon. What to Consider Before Feeding Your Dog Pineapple Ripe, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pineapple/ | July 26, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Raspberries?
When it comes to fruit and vegetables, it can be difficult for dog owners to remember which foods are okay for their canine companions to consume and which ones could prove fatal. So, where do raspberries fall? Can dogs eat raspberries? Yes, raspberries are safe for dogs to eat, but they should be given in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-my-dog-eat-raspberries/ | April 7, 2022
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Mango?
Have you ever wondered, "Can dogs eat mango?" The answer is yes, they can. This fruit is full of vitamins and safe for your pup to consume, as long as it's peeled and the pit is removed. It's important to note that you should only give your canine companion mango in moderation. Is Mango Good […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-mango/ | April 7, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes?
Dogs often want to eat whatever humans eat, no matter what it is. Whether it's chocolate, avocados, or a juicy steak, your pup likely wants to eat everything—but that doesn't mean they should. So what about tomatoes? Well, it depends. Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes? The answer is yes and no. Dogs can eat tomatoes but only in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-tomatoes/ | February 28, 2022
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Peanut Butter?
Does your dog magically appear in the kitchen every time you open up the peanut butter jar? You are not alone. Most dog owners give their dogs peanut butter from time to time, and this nutty treat does indeed drive dogs nuts. It can be spread inside hollow bones and toys for a long-lasting treat, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peanut-butter/ | December 25, 2021
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potatoes?
Update: Recent research has suggested that sweet 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-sweet-potatoes/ | November 17, 2021
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Acorns and Other Tree Nuts?
Each fall, in different parts of the U.S., residents experience an abundance of acorns and other types of tree nuts falling to the ground. Every two to five years, mast years occur, meaning trees produce a larger-than-normal amount of fruit, seeds, or nuts. As a result, along with hickory nuts and walnuts, acorns will suddenly […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-acorns-and-other-tree-nuts/ | October 26, 2021
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Cheese?​
Yes, dogs can eat cheese. In fact, cheese is often a great training tool, especially for puppies. But should dogs eat cheese? While some dogs can eat cheese, and most dogs love it, many dogs can be intolerant of cheese. Even for dogs that are able to tolerate cheese, it is probably best fed in moderation. Benefits of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cheese/ | August 29, 2021
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Peaches?
Fresh, juicy peaches are one of the great joys of summer. If you’re wondering whether you can share this delicious treat with your dog, the answer is a qualified yes, along with some caveats. Dogs, after all, are carnivores and don’t really need fruit as part of their diet. Their digestion works differently than human […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peaches/ | August 29, 2021
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Bananas?
Can dogs eat bananas? Here's how to safely feed your dog this fruit.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bananas/ | August 29, 2021
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?
While most dogs love to eat cat food, there's a reason why cats eat cat food and dogs eat dog food. Your dog probably won't be harmed by sneaking some of the cat's food now and then, but it isn't something you should give him on a consistent basis. Cats vs. Dogs: Nutrition Cats and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cat-food/ | August 28, 2021
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Apples?
For humans, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But, what about dogs? Thankfully, your canine companion can enjoy these sweet, crispy treats in moderation. Most dogs love them! Are Apples Good for Dogs? Yes, apples can be good for dogs. Apples are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and antioxidants. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-apples/ | August 27, 2021
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Peas?
Spring is the season for fresh peas, straight from the garden or farmer’s market. Keeping in mind that fruits and vegetables are not necessary to a dog’s diet and should be thought of as an occasional treat, peas are not toxic or poisonous to dogs. Peas are often included as an ingredient in commercial dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peas/ | August 6, 2021
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?
Can dogs eat strawberries? Yes, in moderation. Learn how to safely feed strawberries to your pet.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-strawberries/ | July 26, 2021
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Expert Advice: Health Can Dogs Eat Marshmallows?
Marshmallows are one of those treats that can be hard to resist — and it's nearly impossible to eat just one. But, can dogs eat marshmallows? The answer is no. Though not all marshmallows are toxic to dogs, they certainly aren't good for your canine companion. Made from sugar, corn syrup, gelatin, vanilla extract, and coated […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-eat-marshmallows/ | June 28, 2021
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Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Can Dogs Eat Hamburgers?
If you're at a cookout with your pup, you might be wondering: Can I give my dog a bit of my food, especially my hamburger? We generally recommend dogs not receive table scraps to avoid developing bad eating habits and to prevent gastroenteritis due to a change in a dog’s regular diet, as well as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/can-dogs-eat-hamburger/ | June 24, 2021
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Corn?
Warm weather is the perfect time for grilling and backyard barbecues. The variety of smells from all the delicious foods served is enticing to us and also to our four-legged friends. But can dogs eat corn? Foods such as corn, both on and off the cob, are summertime staples and, chances are, your dog is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-corn/ | June 23, 2021
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Hot Dogs?
Your dog would probably love to chow down on a hot dog. But is that a good idea? Hot dogs are full of ingredients that are toxic for dogs or unhealthy for them to consume. The Problems With Hot Dogs Many hot dogs contain ingredients that are not good for dogs, such as sodium nitrate, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-hot-dogs/ | June 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?
Everybody loves watermelon, even dogs. But is it safe for them to eat? The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions. First, seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them. It’s also a good idea to remove the rind because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.  What are the benefits of watermelon […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-watermelon/ | May 22, 2021
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Expert Advice: Quizzes Quiz: Can Dogs Eat These Summer Foods?
Summer is the perfect time to get outside, enjoy the nice weather, and gather with friends to eat and chat. From May through September, many families have calendars packed with barbecues, picnics, and outdoor parties. And what's a party, if your dog isn't invited? If you are bringing your dog along to these events, you need […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/quiz-can-dogs-eat-these-summer-foods/ | May 21, 2021
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Wheat And Other Grains?
A walk down the pet food aisle shows high-end (and high-priced) kibbles boasting “grain-free” formulas. We’re made to feel guilty if we feed our dogs the dreaded grain. But what’s the big deal? Grain may have gotten a really bad name from the 2007 pet-food contamination tragedy in which wheat gluten imported from China had […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-wheat/ | May 19, 2021

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