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Can Dogs Eat This? What You Need to Know!

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Answer: Yes, dogs can eat avocados.
Warning:
Many Vets will tell you that avocados are unsafe to eat because they contain persin, which is toxic to birds. Be sure to remove the pit as it posses a chocking hazard.

Bacon

can dogs eat bacon

Answer: Yes, dogs can eat in moderation
Warning:
Bacon is high in unhealthy fats and salt which can lead to pancreatitis or salt poisoning. Never give your dog raw bacon.

Beer

beer

Answer: ​No, dogs should not drink beer

Warning:
​Alcohol & ethanol are toxic to dogs​​

Blueberries

blueberries

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat blueberries

Bread

sliced bread

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat bread in moderation
Warning: 
​Plain white or wheat bread is recommended. Bread containing ingredients ​such as raisins, garlic or cheese can cause health complications.

Carrots

carrots

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat carrots

Cheetos

cheese puff in a bowl

Answer:Yes, dogs can eat cheetos in moderation
Warning:
​​Plain cheese puffs are safer than flavored cheese puffs. They may contain spices that are not safe for dogs. Limit to one or two at any given time to minimize the effects of saturated fats and excessive salts.

Chocolate

Answer:No, dogs should not eat chocolate
Warning:
​chocolate contains a particular toxin called theobromine. Dogs are not able to digest or process theobromine.

Corn on the Cob

corn on the cob

Answer:Yes, dogs can eat corn kernels
Warning:
​The cob is a choking hazard and should not be given to your dog. Its best to remove the kernels and throw out the cob.

Eggs

eggs

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat eggs

Fish

salmon

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat fish
Warning:
​Only feed your dog cooked salmon and be sure to remove any bones as they are a choking hazard.

Garlic

garlic

Answer: ​No, dogs should never be given garlic
Warning:
​Onions, garlic and other members of the allium family of foods, contain thiosulfate​​. 

Grapes

grapes

Answer: ​Grapes and raisins are toxic to dogs
Warning:
​​Eating grapes ​can cause acute kidney failure, which can prove lethal without immediate treatment. Other symptoms of grape toxicity are vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, and anuria. 

Greek Yogurt

can dogs eat greek yogurt

Answer: Yes, dogs can eat greek yogurt, in moderation
Warning:
Some breeds of dogs can be highly sensitive to milk and milk products. Giving your dog a small amount of greek yogurt is a great way to provide the probiotic benefits and aids in digestion. 

Ice Cream

bowl of ice cream

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat ice cream in moderation
Warning:
​Some breeds of dogs can be highly sensitive to milk and milk products. If you feel the need to treat your dog to ice cream, plain vanilla is best. Be sure that it's not sweetened with xylitol which is extremely toxic to dogs.​​ 

Lemons & Limes

lemon & lime

Answer:No, dogs should not eat lemons or limes
Warning:
​Like grapefruits and other members of the citrus family, lemons and limes are toxic to dogs, due to psoralens and essential oils​.

Maple Syrup

can dogs eat maple syrup

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat maple syrup in moderation
Warning:
​Excessive consumption of high sugar foods can lead to obesity and diabetes. Maple flavored syrups come in xylitol sweeteners for diabetics and should be never be given to dogs. These types of sweeteners are toxic to dogs.

Raw Meat

raw beef

Answer:Yes, dogs can eat raw meat with a few precautions.
Warning: ​Raw beef, turkey are safe for dogs. Pork may contain parasites and must be fully cooked.

Milk

milk

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can drink milk in moderation
Warning:
​Just like humans, some dogs are highly sensitive to lactose.

Mushrooms

mushrooms

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat mushroom under some restrictions
Warning:
​Only give your dog store bought white mushrooms. Wild mushrooms could be toxic to your dog.​​

Oranges

are oranges good for dogs

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat oranges in moderation
Warning:
​Only give your dog a couple slices at a time. Remove the rine and seeds as they can cause stomach upset or discomfort.

Onions

onion

Answer: ​No, dogs should never eat onions
Warning:
​Onions ​contain thiosulfate that is toxic to canines

Bell Peppers

bell peppers

Answer:Yes, dogs can eat bell peppers
Warning:
​Bell peppers are a perfectly safe for dogs to eat

For More Information: Can Dogs Eat Red Peppers?

For More Information:Can Dogs Eat Green Pepper?

Peanut Butter

can dogs eat peanut butter

Answer: Yes, dogs can eat Peanut Butter in moderation
Warning:
Only all natural 100% peanuts should be given to your dog. Be aware that many brands use xylitol, which is highly toxic to dogs.

Pineapple

pineapple

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat pineapple in moderation
Warning: 
​The natural sugars in pineapples can cause an upset stomach or diarrhea after moderate amounts are ingested, treat sizes should be limited to only a few slices a day.

Pomegranate

pomegranate

Answer: ​No, dogs should never eat pomegranate
Warning:
​Dogs that eat pomegranate tend to get stomach aches or vomit. pomegranate consists of seeds, which are ​hard to digest.

Wild Rice

wild rice homemade dog food

Answer:Yes, dogs can eat wild rice
Warning:
​Wild rice is a standard filler for gourmet wet dog foods. Feel safe to add a small amount to your dogs dry or wet food.

Salt

salt

Answer: ​No, dogs should not eat salt or food high in salt
Warning:
​If your dog has ingested excessive amounts of salt, the first sign would be your dog will be drinking a lot of water. They may seem overly tired, have a swollen stomach and seem somewhat stiff.

Shrimp

shrimp

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat boiled, unseasoned shrimp
Warning:
​Raw shrimp may contain dangerous bacteria that can lead to shellfish toxicity.​​

Spam

can dogs eat spam

Answer: ​No, dogs should never eat spam
Warning:
​Extremely high in sodium making it potentially toxic to dogs. Never feed your puppy Spam.

Strawberries

strawberries

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat strawberries

Tomatoes

tomatoes

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat tomatoes in moderation
Warning:
Add any warnings​​

Walnuts

walnuts

Answer: ​No, dogs should never eat walnuts
Warning:

Watermelon

watermelon

Answer: ​Yes, dogs can eat watermelon
Warning:
Add any warnings

(Last Updated On: October 30, 2018)
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Liz

I'm a self-employed blogger, life-long pet parent and lover of dogs and somehow manage to have time to pursue another of my passions - writing. I’m the primary contributor and editor of PUPPY FAQS. I love to write about the nutrition, health, and care of puppies. If you have a question that needs answering, please leave a comment below, and I will do my best to explain it.

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