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What Human Foods Can Cats Eat?

March 14, 2024

Dogs are renowned beggars of human food — it’s part of the reason we have a whole series dedicated to “Can My Dog Eat That?” But dogs aren’t the only ones who will beg for a tidbit of human food. Cats can be equally good at sad eyes and pitiful cries saying, “Pwease, can I …

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Can My Dog Eat That? Carrots

March 7, 2024

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. You can view some of the previous foods we’ve looked at in our “Can my dog eat that?” guide. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat carrots?” Read on! …

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A pile of freshly grown potatoes.

Can My Dog Eat That? Potatoes

February 29, 2024

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. You can view some of the previous foods we’ve looked at in our “Can my dog eat that?” guide. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat potatoes?” Read on! …

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A hand holding a pile of walnuts up to a dog’s nose.

Can My Dog Eat That? Nuts

January 30, 2024

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. You can view some of the previous foods we’ve looked at in our “Can my dog eat that?” guide. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat nuts?” Read on! …

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Slices of ham laid out on a table on top of an elegant spread of napkins.

Can My Dog Eat That? Ham

December 7, 2023

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat ham?” Read on! You’ve been busy in the kitchen all day, cooking delicious foods like potatoes and sugar-glazed ham, and they’re ready …

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An overweight dog sitting on the ground panting.

A Taste of the Wild Guide to Dog Obesity

November 27, 2023

Dog obesity is a serious issue facing dogs and their owners, and it’s only becoming more prevalent. A 2022 survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevalence revealed that 59 percent of dogs in the U.S. are classified as overweight, a 3 percent increase from 2018. Since only 36 percent of dog owners think that …

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A dog with its two front paws up on a table sniffing an assortment of pies and other holiday treats.

Does My Dog Have Diabetes?

November 16, 2023

We may be reaching for the Turkey Day pants soon, but before Rover begins dreaming about a Thanksgiving feast, it’s probably best to discuss their current health status. It’s never a good idea to indulge your pet’s desire for fatty or sugary people food, but if there’s a possibility that your dog has diabetes, ’tis …

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Can My Dog Eat That? Cranberries

November 2, 2023

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat cranberries?” Read on! We’re just a few short weeks from cranberry season! And by “cranberry season,” we mean “the holidays” because that’s …

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A small black dog with its paw in its owner’s hand while the owner holds a coffee cup.

Can My Dog Eat That? Beverages!

October 5, 2023

Welcome to “Can My Dog Eat That?,” our series that answers some obvious (and not-so-obvious) questions about what your dog can and can’t safely eat. Today we answer the question “Can dogs eat (or drink) beverages?” Read on! Most dogs aren’t shy about trying out a new food, crunchy snack or drink. If the opportunity …

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A black French bulldog standing on a blue scale on the floor.

Is My Dog Overweight?

September 21, 2023

When Fido looks up at you with those big, beautiful eyes asking for one more handful of treats, it can be hard to say no — even if they were just asking for treats two hours earlier. Wanting a full, happy, healthy life for your dog is every pet owner’s ultimate desire. But how do …

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