What Should I Do If My Dog Ate A Small Piece of Onion?

A sliced onion

If your dog eats a small amount of onion there is a chance that your dog won’t get ill. However, there is also a chance that your dog might become seriously ill. Onions contain a sulphuric compound that makes them very toxic to dogs and can be fatal. To work out if your dog has …

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Dog Ate Canola Oil

Dog Ate Canola Oil

Dogs are very curious by nature and they will stick their nose everywhere, especially if it smells like food.  If you leave the kitchen unattended it’s like you’re inviting your pet to look around and see if he finds something he might like.  How about a bit of canola oil left in a pan? You …

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How Long Does It Take For Onions To Kill A Dog?

How Long Does It Take For Onions To Kill A Dog 1

If you’re worried your precious dog just stole a hamburger from the dinner table, there’s no need to panic. Even if the hamburger had onion in it, that won’t surely kill your pet. However, it is important that you understand just how dangerous onions are for dogs. The hamburger your dog just gulped down might …

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Can Dogs Eat Baked Potato Skins?

can dogs eat baked potato skin

When it comes to hot and wholesome dinners nothing can quite beat a jacket potato with a topping or two.  I’m happy to eat the whole potato, skin and all.  But I know that some people aren’t.  My wife can’t stand the skin.  And so when the meal is over and your plate is hovering …

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What Canned Vegetables Are Good For Dogs?

Which can of vegetables are good for dogs

The process of canning food dates back to a couple of hundred years ago. Believe or not, the idea of preserving food comes from Napoleon (the famous French Emperor and military commander) in the late eighteenth century.  He wanted a method for preserving food for his soldiers. The first attempts revolved around preserving food in …

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Can Dogs Eat Canned Peas?

can dogs eat canned peas

You can rest easy. Dogs can eat canned peas- as well as being a low fat and healthy choice, canned peas will provide your dog with a nutrient boost of some important vitamins and minerals. To keep your dog as safe as possible, only feed your dogs canned peas that don’t contain any added salt. …

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Can Dogs Eat Mustard Greens?

can dogs eat mustard greens

I don’t know about you, but I heard this question a lot.  It has been asked frequently on blogs, forums, and other social media sites.  There are some misconceptions about the safety of feeding mustard greens to dogs, so I wanted to take a few minutes of your time to answer this question in detail. …

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Can Dogs Eat Veggie Burgers?

dog eat veggie burger

Veggie burgers are a seemingly harmless option to feed your dog. Surely vegetables are rich in nutrients and can’t harm your pooch, right? Although dogs can mostly tolerate veggie burgers, they aren’t recommended to be fed to your dog in large quantities.  Some vegetable burgers contain ingredients that are toxic to dogs so it’s always …

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Can Dogs Eat Broccoli Stems?

can dogs eat broccoli stems

And now I return to one of my favourite topics- how to reduce waste! It has always seemed a bit daft to me that, when it comes to the vegetables that we eat, large parts of them (such as the peelings) ends up in our compost bins and not on our plates. Broccoli stems are …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Potatoes?

can dogs eat raw potatoes

Potatoes are often considered to be a cheap and beneficial vegetable to bulk up your dog’s food intake. This is because both cooked and raw potatoes do technically possess some nutritional value. However, you should generally avoid feeding your dog raw potatoes. This is because they contain high levels of Solanine, a compound toxic to …

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