So, you're eating some chicken or pita bread with za’atar on it, and you're wondering if it's safe to give your dog a bite? I wouldn't do it, and this is why... In general, it's usually a bad idea to feed a dog anything that has lots of herbs and spices on it. If you want to give your dog some "human food," it's best to give them whole foods without any seasoning, such as … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Za’atar Spice?
My wife and I are huge fans of the Beyond Burger, as well as Beyond Meat's sausages and other products, but we wouldn't feed them to our dogs. First of all, there's the cost... At roughly $8 per package – 2 patties – in our area, I'd say that's some pretty expensive dog food. But let's forget about the cost for a second, and ask the question: Is Beyond Meat even safe for … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Beyond Meat?
My wife loves watermelon, and so does our dog, Morty. The other night, while the two of them were sitting on the couch as she fed him one piece of watermelon after another, she turned to me and asked, "do you think he would ever stop eating this if I just kept giving it to him?" I laughed and replied, "probably not." Then she asked me, "can a dog eat too much watermelon?" I … [Read more...] about Can a Dog Eat Too Much Watermelon? It’s Unlikely, But Yes…
Even though it is safe for dogs to eat small amounts of several types of cheeses, Boursin cheese is not one of them. Boursin makes a wide variety of flavored cheeses, none of which are suitable for dogs. Continue reading to find out more about why Boursin cheese is bad for dogs, and what to do if your dog accidentally consumes some... Why Boursin Cheese Is Bad for Dogs At … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Boursin Cheese?
Even though Chinese food usually contains some ingredients that are good for dogs, like chicken and vegetables, you should never let your pup eat your leftover takeout. If your dog just wolfed down a big plate of Chinese food, keep reading to find out what you should do... Why Chinese Food Is Bad for Dogs The simple explanation for why Chinese food is bad for dogs is it's … [Read more...] about What to Do if Your Dog Has Eaten Chinese Food (Chinese Food Poisoning Symptoms)
Nature Valley granola bars are undoubtedly delicious, but are they really healthy? Their labels boast ingredients that sound healthy, like "whole grain oats" and "real honey," but if you take a moment to read the full list of ingredients, you'll quickly find out why you shouldn't feed them to your dog. Keep reading to learn more about why Nature Valley bars are bad for … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog Nature Valley Bars
Even though ripe tomatoes are generally safe for dogs to consume, spaghetti sauce is not. Spaghetti sauce – whether it's marinara, vodka sauce, pizza sauce, or even Alfredo – contains spices that are toxic to dogs. If your dog just consumed a large amount of spaghetti sauce, keep reading to find out what you should do... Why Spaghetti Sauce Is Bad for Dogs Spaghetti … [Read more...] about What to Do if Your Dog Has Eaten Spaghetti Sauce (Symptoms & Treatment)
McVitie's Hobnobs are a popular British biscuit – or cookie, as we call them here in the states – made out of rolled oats. Even though oats are good for dogs, Hobnobs contain too many other unhealthy ingredients to be considered safe for canines to consume. Continue reading to find out more about why you shouldn't feed your dog Hobnobs... Why Hobnobs Are Bad for Dogs To … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Eat Hobnobs?
Many people assume dogs are carnivores, and therefore they can eat any kind of meat, but that's not true. Dogs are actually omnivores, and there are plenty of meats they shouldn't eat. Your dog may love the way gammon tastes, but it's actually really bad for them. Keep reading to find out more... Why Gammon Is Bad for Dogs Gammon is a fatty cut of ham that has been … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog Gammon
Falafel is one of my favorite foods, but I don't share it with my dogs, and neither should you. Even though falafel is mostly mashed up chickpeas, which are good for dogs, it contains other ingredients that could give your pup a serious tummy ache or worse. Why Falafel Is Bad for Dogs Falafel is a mixture of mashed chickpeas and other ingredients that are formed into a … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog Falafel (But Chickpeas Are OK)