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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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Hot Weather Safety Tips for Dogs

August 3, 2023

Summer is time for vacations and getting outside for all kinds of fun! Whether you’re enjoying a little league game or getting in your daily walks, how do you ensure your dog stays safe out in the summer heat? We’re here with a few cool ways you can keep your canine from overheating during the …

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How to Protect Dog Paws from Hot Pavement

July 20, 2023

A stroll through the neighborhood on a sunny summer day is great for you and your dog. But when temperatures heat up above 75 degrees Fahrenheit, that hot pavement could burn your dog’s paws. As a pet parent, you want to make the right choices to keep your dog safe, so here’s how to tell …

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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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Can My Dog Eat That? Hot Dogs

June 1, 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 hot dogs?” Read on! First, let’s get one thing clear. Your dog most certainly should not eat a dachshund in a Halloween …

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Can My Dog Eat That? Watermelon

May 4, 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 watermelon?” Read on! You’re having a picnic with your canine buddy and enjoying a warm, sunny day with a slice of juicy …

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Can My Dog Eat That? Popcorn

April 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 popcorn? Read on! It’s movie night! You’ve got the latest release on pause, ready to go. You’ve dimmed the lights and grabbed …

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