Food

(Picture Credit: Staff photo by Derek Davis/Portland Portland Press Herald via Getty Images) You may have seen cute videos online of dogs joining their owners at the Starbucks drive-thru and getting a tasty-looking Puppuccino. But what exactly is a Starbucks Puppuccino, and is it safe for dogs? Here’s the brief answer: a Starbucks Puppuccino is
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(Picture Credit: K_Thalhofer/Getty Images) Can dogs eat ice? You might be asking this because you are looking for a cold summer treat for your dog, or maybe because some ice fell out of the freezer door and your pup accidentally ate some ice. Humans can eat ice, but is it also safe for dogs to
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(Picture Credit: vvuls/Getty Images) Can dogs eat onions? You may be asking this because your dog accidentally ate some onion you chopped up for your salad, or perhaps you are looking for healthy human snacks to share with your dog. Humans can eat onions, but are they safe for dogs to eat? The short answer
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(Picture Credit: Westend61/Getty Images) Can dogs eat cucumbers? Maybe you were preparing a salad and your dog accidentally grabbed a piece of cucumber, or perhaps you are looking for healthy treats for your dog. Humans can eat cucumbers, so are cucumbers safe for dogs to eat? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat cucumbers, so
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat avocados? There isn’t a short yes or no answer. Avocados can be dangerous for dogs, though reports that they are actually toxic are sometimes blown out of proportion. So long as they are prepared properly, avocados are usually safe for dogs to eat. Much of the controversy around
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(Image Credit: Getty Images/kandypix) Peanut butter is a healthy sometimes-snack for humans. However, this is not necessarily the case for dogs. Not all, but many types of peanut butter have an ingredient called xylitol. Xylitol is a substance often used in place of natural sweeteners, and it is highly toxic for dogs. It’s usually extracted
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(Picture Credit: Sigitas Stukas / EyeEm/Getty Images) Salmon is a delicious and healthy fish option for us humans to eat. But is it good for our beloved dogs to eat, as well? The quick answer is yes. Dogs can eat salmon, and it’s usually good for them if served properly. In fact, a lot of
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(Picture Credit: igorr1/Getty Images) Can dogs eat cheese? You may be asking this if you’d like to share a tasty treat with your pooch, or maybe your dog accidentally ate some cheese off the floor. Humans can eat cheese, so is cheese also safe for dogs to eat? There isn’t a short yes or no
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(Picture Credit: Jose Azel/Getty Images) Can dogs eat carrots? You may be asking this if you’d like to share a tasty treat with your pooch, or maybe your dog accidentally are some carrots you dropped on the floor. Humans love to have carrots for a snack, so can dogs safely have carrots, too? The short
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(Picture Credit: DebbiSmirnoff/Getty Images) Can dogs eat celery? You might be asking this question as your dog watches you snack on this tasty treat, or maybe you found your dog accidentally eating some celery off the floor. Humans can eat celery, so is it also safe for dogs to eat? The short answer is yes,
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(Picture Credit: Frank Herholdt/Getty Images) Some people say that dogs reflect their owners’ overall appearances. Now, science has explored this one step further and found a specific, more troubling connection in the way dogs look like their humans. Research shows that overweight dog owners tend to also have heavier dogs. Many humans gain weight due
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(Picture Credit: chuckcollier/Getty Images) Milk and dairy products can have great benefits for humans. They’re rich in vitamin D and calcium, which can help keep your teeth and bones nice and strong. But can our beloved pooches have milk, too? When it comes to whether dogs can have milk, the quick answer is that it depends.
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) “Can dogs eat pumpkin?” You may be asking this question if you want to share a fall pumpkin treat with your dog, or maybe you’ve heard pumpkin is good for an upset tummy. Humans can eat pumpkin, so is it safe for dogs? The short answer is yes, your dog can
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(Picture Credit: RossHelen/Getty Images) The vitamin and supplement business for humans is a multi-billion dollar industry. Many pet owners also feel that if supplements are good for them, they must be good for their pets, too. With Holistic Pet Day coming up on August 30th, maybe natural health solutions for your furry friend are already
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