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Dogs love to chew. So as owners research appropriate ways to channel this behavior, they may wonder, "Are rawhide bones bad for dogs?" Some are. But you can find rawhides that are healthy for your dog. Keep reading to learn what to look for in rawhide for your dog.

Do dogs need to chew?

They do! Dogs have an instinct to chew on things. So, a chewed-up shoe or gnawed furniture leg isn't your dog acting out. He's satisfying his need to chew. Giving him a rawhide can be a good way to redirect his behavior (and keep your belongings safe).

Whole, sliced or cubed apples make a great snack for you, but can dogs eat apples? Yes, if you take some care in how you prepare them. Keep reading to learn how to prepare apples for your dog.

Can I feed my dog apples?

Absolutely. Dogs can have apples. They are a good fruit to include in your treating routine. "Try rotating different foods that are good for dogs like apples, bananas, and carrots to help keep the flavors and textures new and special," Purina Senior Nutritionist Jan Dempsey recommends.

A schedule helps you stay on track and plan for your day. But did you know a feeding schedule can do the same for your dog? It’s true. Knowing how often to feed a dog and adding it to your routine can benefit you both. But before starting, you’ll need to answer the question, “How often should I feed my dog.” Keep reading to find answers to questions owners frequently ask.
Yes, dogs can eat yogurt. It's a good source of calcium, protein and live-culture probiotics—plus it's tasty! But can dogs eat yogurt and benefit from it the way humans do? Keep reading to learn how yogurt is good for dogs.
Raw diets for dogs are growing in popularity. Often dog owners want to try a raw diet for their dog thinking it’s similar to what a dog would eat in the wild. But, it really isn't. If you’ve ever wondered, “Should I feed my dog raw foods?” or “Can dogs eat raw meat?” you might to reconsider given the risks.
Fish can be a good addition to a dog's balanced diet. It's rich in amino acids, just like other animal-based proteins. “Depending on the type, fish can provide omega-3 fatty acids which can be beneficial for skin and coat for dogs,” explains Janet Dempsey, Purina Senior Nutritionist. Quality dog foods have protein like fish as the primary ingredient. Keep reading to learn more about feeding fish to your dog.
It’s common to wonder what foods you and your dog can both eat when you’re preparing a meal. Green beans are a vegetable you and your dog can enjoy, but they aren't even a bean! Can dogs eat other beans? Keep reading to find out about the types of beans your dog can eat.
Have you ever seen dogs meet for the first time? A positive first meeting is no accident. Did you know there are ways owners can set their dogs up for successful social interaction? Keep reading to learn how to introduce dogs to new pets and people.
When your dog is healthy, his poop shows it. It can be large, firm and range in shades of brown. A sudden change, like blood in your dog’s stool, tells you something is wrong. Keep reading to learn how you can spot health problems simply by looking at your dog’s poop.
If you cook eggs for breakfast, your dog has probably begged for one (or two). Do you know if you can share this food with him? Read on to see if eggs are a good food to give your dog. 

People use carrots in recipes, include them in lunches and eat them as snacks. But should the versatile vegetable find its way into your dog’s bowl? Keep reading to find out if dogs can eat carrots.   

Can dogs have carrots?

Yes, dogs can have carrots. They make a good, natural treat for dogs. And generally, dogs like the flavor, too. Explore dog food products with carrots as an ingredient. 

You may think that dogs are carnivores, but they aren’t. Dogs evolved to be omnivores. So, does this mean you can feed your dog brown rice? Read on to find out.

Can dogs have brown rice?

Absolutely. Dogs can eat grains, including brown rice, because they are omnivores. That means dogs can eat and digest foods that come from plants. Dogs aren’t strict carnivores, so brown rice or other grains can be a part of their diet.