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What can dogs eat?

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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.
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.

It’s no surprise that bananas are a perfect go-to snack for you. They’re sweet, provide you with energy, and conveniently come in their own wrapper. But are bananas just as good for your dog? Keep reading to learn if dogs can eat bananas.

Can dogs have bananas?

Absolutely. Dogs can have bananas. While they may not be as healthy for dogs as they are for you, a banana makes a good (and often motivating) treat.

A Balanced Diet For Dogs Includes Grains

Many people believe dogs are carnivores. In fact, dogs are omnivores, and even wolves in the wild derive nutrition from both plant and animal sources.

Grains are Nutritious

When you look at the research, the evidence stacks up that grains are nutritious and effective for your dog. Learn more about the power of grains for dogs.

When We Formulate Our Foods, We Start with Nutrients, Not Ingredients

If you have a sweet tooth, you may wonder if your dog does too. It’s possible that you’ve noticed your dog seeks out sweet flavors. So, you may be on the lookout for a healthy sweet snack to feed him. Could tangerines be a good, tempting treat for your dog? Continue reading to learn.
There’s nothing like strawberry season. The fresh, juicy berries make a healthy snack for you, but can your dog have strawberries, too? It’s a good question to ask, since you and your dog have different systems and nutritional needs. Read on to learn if strawberries are a safe treat for your dog.