Most of the times dogs are quite sure – anything you eat is worth eating and is as pleasing as a chunk of melting juicy steak — even in cases, you are munching on lettuce leaves or nuts! But the truth is that our pets can’t benefit from everything we eat, almonds included. According to … Read more
Bone broth has been getting popularity amongst the dog owners lately, with some curious claims including huge nutrients density that can assist enhance your dog’s immune system and improve joint health. As well there were tons of articles doing “myth busting” about the benefits of the broth going so far out of the line that … Read more
Salmon is great for humans. It includes essential omega-3 acids that support brain and bones’ health. And indeed, the following scenario happened at least once: while you were savoring that delicious salmon fillet, your dog was asking for a piece using all the tricks up his furry sleeves. You might have questioned yourself in that second: Can I feed my dog Salmon? Well, let’s try to research the subject together before rushing into conclusions.
Dogs adore stuffed toys. How many of you have observed a puppy bearing around a stuffed animal about as big as the puppy him or herself? Various dogs like to play with those toys, chewing, shaking, and cuddling them. They also carry them around and even use them as cushions during the sleep. Why? One theory is that dogs, particularly retrievers, like taking items in their mouth. Another possible explanation is that they are training hunting that way. Let’s try to learn more about mysterious passion for the stuffed toys.
Ever seen your dog scrap too much, bite feet and legs, get a stomach upset, sneeze, or have red, itchy eyes? He might well experience those allergies. Common allergens might include fleas, pet dander, spider mites, bed bug bites, etc. In this article, we look at treating Claritin for dogs, including doses, risks and benefits … Read more
What’s dog declaw? Dewclaws are the dog’s thumbs and big toes. They are not the same as humans thumbs and toes, but similar for the sake of this explanation. Pay attention to dog’s front foot next time you have a chance: the toes that are in touch with the floor match our pinky, ring, middle, … Read more
It’s not that often when a delicious dog treat happens to be small in size, moderate in calories and also loaded with nutritional value. But that’s the exact case of sardines. “Sardines may be small, but they’re mighty when it comes to pet nutrition. Since sardines are small, they tend to have far less … Read more
There are many tiers of spicy, and each person has various level of tolerances for the heat he or she can bear. How about dogs? In case your family is in love with hot food, your dog probably tasted something spicy. But is it all right to give spicy food to your dog, or should it be strictly out of limit?
Caramel consists mainly of sugar, which is often not suitable for dogs. Even though it can take several various forms, it is most commonly used in a candy production and many desserts, including pastries, puddings, ice cream and more. Although we, humans, can freely savor it as a sweet treat, it offers nothing good for dogs and can cause some real harm.
Most animals, your dog included, are supposed to tolerate milk from mammals only when they are little. Pet experts, like the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, do not advice giving milk to adult dogs as they do not have enough enzymes to digest the lactose, turning lactose intolerant as soon as … Read more
Peppermint is refreshing, exhilarating and calming. It can soothe an upset stomach and relieve a sore throat. People appreciate this herb added in meals, candies, tea, and other beverages, but how about our pets? So, can dogs eat peppermint? Yes, dogs can have a peppermint safely. And it’s actually one of the popular ingredients to … Read more
Most dogs like to munch greens and herbs, including cilantro. But at times it may not be harmless at all. “Some plants can cause vomiting without actually being poisonous. On the other hand, the poisonous plants can cause kidney failure and should not be used in the home with pets,” explains Dr. Cathy Alinovi, DVM. … Read more
Some of us love the soft flesh okra fruits, rich in proteins, antioxidants, fiber and good fats, including linoleum acid and some other polyunsaturated fatty acids. The type of fiber you find in okra comes is water-soluble, and it helps to lower cholesterols levels. So, it’s not surprising that we, people, can’t defy ourselves with … Read more
Dogs may consider anything you’re nibbling on just as alluring as a delicious New York steak — even if you are snacking with the lettuce leaves, not to mention that yummy almond butter! But the truth is, our dogs can’t eat the same things that we do, and when we are talking about human food, … Read more
Your pup makes it no secret that he craves to taste everything that is out there in the kitchen, including sugary things and candies. And as soon as you appear with that massive pack of marshmallows and about to settle some into a cup of hot cocoa your dog is nearby, anticipating you drop something … Read more
According to the newest veterinary studies, over half of our nation’s pets are overweight. It indicates that almost 80 million pets are at risk for promoting debilitating diabetes, crippling arthritis, debilitating diabetes, high blood pressure, horrifying heart disease, and many forms of cancer. It’s tough to refuse your fluffy friend with the treat when he … Read more
Beans are great for humans and surprisingly good for dogs too. But just as with most human meals, some beans are surely off-limits. The benefits of beans are abundant: those contain magnesium, B-vitamins, potassium, and iron – all fantastic nutrients for your pet. And are also a rich source of antioxidants, proteins, and fiber. Yet, … Read more