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Can Dogs Eat Mangoes? Yes, But…

Dogs love to eat fruit. Many dogs also love mangoes. Some dogs will even eat a mango pit if left with no other option. However, the question remains: can dogs eat mangoes? And if so, what are their risks? If your dog is like most and craves the sweet taste of the fruit, then you […]

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Can Dogs Eat Cinnamon? No, And…

Cinnamon is a decadent spice most of us enjoy in baked goods, holiday drinks, and even savory dishes. For humans, cinnamon has many health benefits like antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, and it can lower the risk of heart disease and some cancers. But, can dogs eat cinnamon, too? Logically, it’s not a far leap to […]

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Can Dogs Eat Pistachios? Yes, And…

Many people love snacking on pistachios. Not only are they delicious, but they’re also a great source of protein and healthy fats. But can dogs eat pistachios too? Let’s take a closer look at this question and what you need to know before giving your dog pistachios. Is It Safe for My Dog to Eat […]

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Can Dogs Eat Lettuce? Yes, But…

When you think of vegetables, lettuce is one of the first that comes to mind. There are many varieties of lettuce to choose from when you’re in the mood for a refreshing treat. Popular types of lettuce include romaine, iceberg, and even butter lettuce. But if your dog is trying to steal your sandwich that’s […]

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Can Dogs Eat Honey? Yes, But…

Dogs love honey, but can dogs eat honey safely? Honey is sticky, sweet, and something most dogs enjoy. But are there any risks associated with giving your dog honey? This article answers all those questions and more. We’ll talk about how much honey your dog can safely eat and whether or not it could be […]

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Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe? Yes, But…

When you’re eating sweet cantaloupe and your dog is standing next to you, begging for a bite, you may wonder, “Can dogs eat cantaloupe?” After all, why not share? There are a lot of rules surrounding what you should feed your dog, so it is better to be safe than sorry. Many human foods can […]

The Best Cat and Kitten Foods for Allergies

The Best Cat Foods for Allergies

Cat foods for allergies are often one of the first things your veterinarian may recommend when you think your cat might be suffering from allergies. Cat foods for allergies use minimal ingredients and usually have just one source of carbohydrates and hydrolyzed protein sources or novel protein sources other than beef, fish, and chicken that […]

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The Best Snuffle Mats for Dogs

Are you looking for the perfect snuffle mat for your dog? Snuffle mats are a way to “slow feed” your dog, encouraging them to use their senses and think hard in order to find the treats or kibble hidden in the mat. This can relieve boredom and anxiety, and reduce any regurgitation of food. Our […]

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The Best Dog Food For Dobermans

Choosing the right dog food for Dobermans is important to their health and well-being. As large dogs, their dietary requirements vary slightly from smaller breeds and the breed itself is prone to a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) so owners should make sure their food isn’t likely to exacerbate this. Our vet advisor, Dr. […]

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Can Dogs Eat Zucchini? Yes, And…

If you find yourself with an abundance of zucchini and a dog with pleading eyes, you might wonder, “Can dogs eat zucchini?” My garden did really well this year, and I had so much zucchini that I didn’t know what to do with it all! As I harvested the zucchini, I noticed my dog watching […]

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Can Dogs Eat Pecans? Yes, But…

If you’re enjoying a handful of pecans and your dog is begging for a bite, you might be wondering, “Can dogs eat pecans?” While there are many foods that both people and dogs can eat, some human foods should only be given to dogs in moderation or in strictly limited amounts. So, even if it’s […]

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Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers? Yes, But…

Fresh, crisp bell pepper can be such a tasty part of a veggie tray, but can dogs eat bell peppers? Whether you’re wondering if your pup can have a piece of a bell pepper as an occasional treat because he enjoys them or you’re trying to entice your dog to eat if he doesn’t have […]

Bowl of pickles on a table

Can Dogs Eat Pickles? Yes, But…

A delicious, crisp pickle can be a fun food for people to eat, but can dogs eat pickles, too? There are so many foods out there, and it’s quite common to wonder if you can share a meal with your dog. There are many reasons you might want to offer people food to your dog, […]

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Human Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat: Complete List, According to a Vet (in Alphabetical Order)

There are some human foods that dogs can eat safely, as well as some human foods dogs can’t eat. If you have a dog, you might be used to seeing adorable puppy eyes begging for a bite of, well, anything that you happen to be eating. While it’s natural to want to share human food […]

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Can Dogs Eat Watermelon? Yes, But…

When you’re enjoying a slice of watermelon and your dog is pleading for a bite, you might find yourself wondering, “Can dogs eat watermelon?” There are so many different foods out there, and it is quite common to wonder if you can share a meal with your dog. There are many reasons we may want […]

Cat eating wet cat food from a dish

The Best Cat Food for a Sensitive Stomach

A sensitive stomach cat food can give your cat back his quality of life. When eating a food that triggers a reaction like vomiting, your cat is uncomfortable at best and damaging his digestive system at worst. Picking the right cat food is crucial to a prolonged and healthy life for your cat. Our vet […]

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The Best High Fiber Dog Food

High fiber dog foods can help your dog with several health concerns. Between weight management for overweight pups to digestion improvement, your dog may benefit from a high fiber diet to maintain a comfortable and healthy life. Our vet advisor, Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM, reviewed dozens of high fiber dog foods, and she chose Hill’s […]

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4 Ways to Add Fiber to a Dog’s Diet

Are you looking for ways to add more fiber to your dog’s diet? While fiber is not considered to be an essential ingredient in a dog’s diet, there are a handful of reasons why it may be beneficial to add fiber to a dog’s diet. Fiber not only helps dogs form normal stools, but some types […]

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7 Ways to Put Your Cat on a Diet

Have you noticed that your cat has gained a few pounds? Or maybe your cat has been overweight for a while? It might be time to consider putting your cat on a diet. You’re certainly not alone. Various studies have reported that more than half of pet cats may be overweight or obese and the […]

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How Long Does It Take for a Dog to Digest Food?

As a dog owner, you no doubt strive to do everything in your power to support your dog’s health and wellbeing. However, there’s one vital health-related consideration that you may not have given too much thought to: the movement of food through your dog’s digestive system.  While it may seem like an unusual topic to […]