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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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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 the perfect sugar-glazed ham, and it’s ready to serve at …

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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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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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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 or drink. If the opportunity arises, like …

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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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Can My Dog Eat That? Corn

September 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 corn?” Read on! Corn is a common ingredient in many dog foods because of its nutrient content (more on that later). So …

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Can My Dog Eat That? School Lunch Items

August 10, 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 school lunch items?” Read on! Oh no! The dog didn’t eat my homework — they ate my lunch! For people with school-aged …

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Can My Dog Eat That? Pineapple

July 6, 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 pineapple?” Read on! One of the best parts of summer is biting into a slice of juicy tropical fruit — watermelon, papaya, …

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