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Expert Advice: Nutrition How to Read a Dog Food Label
We all want the best for our dogs, including nutrition. And anyone who has shopped for dog food knows, there are virtually unlimited options: Hundreds of brands with innumerable ingredients; wet, dry, and raw food; age-specific food; restricted diets, along with all sorts of advertising and marketing claims to decipher. The label is the best […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/how-to-read-a-dog-food-label/ | February 4, 2019
Expert Advice: News FDA Warns A+ Answers Beef Formula for Dogs Distributed in Nevada May Contain Salmonella
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning pet owners not to feed their animals A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs because one lot has tested positive for Salmonella. The lot in question is 2018 02/08 20 and was found in Nebraska. Salmonella is a bacterium that affects both humans and animals alike. It […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/fda-warns-answers-straight-may-contain-salmonella/ | January 14, 2019
Expert Advice: Natural 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/ | September 10, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe?
As a dog owner, it can be tricky to keep track of which fruits are okay for your canine companion to consume. So, can dogs eat cantaloupe? Yes, the tasty melon is safe for pups to eat in moderation and can be a healthy alternative to traditional treats, especially if your dog is overweight. Even […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cantaloupe/ | August 30, 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 […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-oatmeal/ | August 30, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural 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/ | August 21, 2018
Expert Advice: Nutrition How Many Times a Day Should a Dog Eat?
First-time dog owners (and even experienced dog owners) have a host of decisions to make when they bring home a new dog. From what to name their canine companion to what type of food to feed him, the list can feel overwhelming. One of the most common questions is: How many times a day should […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/how-many-times-a-day-should-a-dog-eat/ | August 15, 2018
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?
For pet owners, it can be difficult to keep track of which foods are harmful to dogs. 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 not toxic, and they are […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bell-peppers/ | August 9, 2018
Expert Advice: Can my dog... Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?
Available all year-round and loaded with more vitamin C than an orange and more potassium than a banana, kiwi is a sweet fruit that tastes good and provides an abundance of nutritious benefits. But, can dogs eat kiwi? If you’re snacking on a kiwi, it’s perfectly fine to share with your dog. Just be mindful of […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/can-dogs-eat-kiwi/ | August 3, 2018
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 […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-quinoa/ | August 1, 2018