Carrots: Can Eat
Both raw and cooked carrots are safe for your dog to eat.
Grapes and Raisins: Can’t Eat
You should never feed grapes or raisins to your dog. Grapes and raisins contain toxic compounds that are harmful to dogs. They have the potential to lead to rapid kidney failure and death.
Peanut Butter: Can Eat
Peanut butter is a healthy and safe treat for dogs to eat in moderate amounts.
Eggs: Can Eat
Cooked eggs are perfectly safe and nutritious for dogs to eat.
Salmon: Can Eat
Cooked, boneless salmon is a safe and healthy food for your dog.
Chocolate: Can’t Eat
It is widely known that dogs should never eat chocolate. This is because chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, two stimulants that dogs cannot efficiently metabolize. If your dog eats chocolate, he may exhibit symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration. These symptoms may lead to more serious complications, such as internal bleeding, muscle tremors, seizures and death.
Popcorn: Can Eat
Dogs can eat popcorn as an occasional treat, as long as it doesn’t contain any extra ingredients.
Macadamia Nuts: Can’t Eat
Dogs should never eat macadamia nuts. Macadamia nuts contain an unknown toxin that may lead to vomiting, muscle weakness, tremors, hyperthermia and depression when dogs consume them, even in small amounts.
Watermelon: Can Eat
Watermelon is safe for dogs to eat, as long as it doesn’t contain the rind or seeds.
Blackberries: Can Eat
You can safely feed your dog blackberries.
Avocado: Can’t Eat
Avocados should never be consumed by dogs. This is because they contain a toxin called persin, which is known to be very poisonous to dogs. It may lead to fluid accumulation in their lungs and chest, which can cause breathing difficulties, oxygen deprivation and even death.
Oatmeal: Can Eat
Plain oatmeal is safe for your dog to eat.
Garlic: Can’t Eat
You should never feed your dog garlic. Garlic contains chemicals called thiosulfates, which are toxic to dogs. Thiosulfates may damage your dog’s red blood cells and lead to anemia. Garlic consumption may also lead to symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea in dogs.
Broccoli: Can Eat
Dogs can eat raw or cooked broccoli in moderation.
Sweet Potatoes: Can Eat
Sweet potatoes are a safe and healthy food for dogs to eat in moderate amounts.
Lemons and Limes: Can’t Eat
Lemons and limes can be toxic to your dog. This is because the skins of lemons and limes contain a substance called psoralen, which can cause dogs to have gastrointestinal symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea.
Raw Yeast Dough: Can’t Eat
It is extremely unsafe for dogs to eat raw yeast dough. Raw yeast dough is a concern because yeast cells produce alcohol as they ferment, which may lead to alcohol poisoning and death if your dog consumes it.
Bananas & Strawberries: Can Eat
Dogs can eat bananas and strawberries in moderation.
*These are just a few of the many foods that are safe and unsafe for your dog to eat. All foods should be introduced into your dog’s diet gradually, so you can monitor them for adverse effects like allergic reactions.