Can Dogs Eat Raw Celery?

Back in the early 2000’s my (then) wife went through a faze of eating celery. She would eat a few sticks per day, in the same way that other people might snack on a protein bar or a rice cake… I mean, at the time we were living in California…. The real attraction of raw …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken Breast?

Although a raw chicken breast is a tasty, quick, nutritious and quite economical way to give your dog a treat, lots of raw chicken contains very harmful bacteria.  Raw chicken is thought to be responsible for 1 in every 4 food poisonings in the USA.  And OK that is a statistic about people, not dogs. …

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My Dog Ate A Cooked Chicken Bone

Accidents happen. The smell of fried chicken is irresistible to dogs so given half a chance they will steal it, even if that means rummaging through the trash can.  What’s done is done and beating yourself over this won’t solve anything. You need to be practical. And calm! While cooked chicken bones can be dangerous …

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My Dog Ate A Dark Chocolate Bar!

Dog ate a dark chocolate bar. What should I do? You need to think and act very quickly. For reasons that I explain below, dark chocolate is very dangerous to dogs. If you can feel a bit of a panic coming on, plan A is to: Take a deep breath Estimate how much of the …

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Dog Ate A Chocolate Pudding

Are you missing a pot of chocolate pudding? Are you a pot short after sorting out the packed lunches? Are your suspicions turning on your dog? But apart from being naughty, does this secret snack put your dog in any danger? Dog ate chocolate pudding. What should I do? If your dog has stolen a …

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Help! My Dog Ate A Coffee Bean

Does your dog follow you around the kitchen? I know mine does.  Even when I’m not moving, she is there or thereabouts pretending not to look at me. But she knows that sooner or later a scrap or morsel of food will fall onto the floor. A scrap of bread as I take the loaf …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Cabbage?

It is only really quite recently that I have realised how much I like the taste of cabbage. I mean not raw cabbage but lightly steamed green cabbage. And red cabbage is a real treat. Like most vegetables, cabbages need to be peeled. And I’m not talking about using a physical peeler, I’m talking about …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Asparagus?

I’m a keen fan of vegetables and I prefer my dinner plate to be overflowing with vegetables rather than meat. But even I struggle with asparagus. Sometimes, I can be chasing it across my plate because it can be so difficult to cut into it! And then when you are chewing it?  It doesn’t seem …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken Liver?

Yes, your dog can eat raw chicken liver but there are a few things to bear in mind. Chicken liver is a very potent piece of meat, particularly when it comes to vitamins and minerals. It contains such large amounts of certain vitamins (such as B12 or A) that it needs to be fed very …

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Is Boiled Egg Good For Dogs?

Did you hear about the police dog who was part of President Trump’s security detail on a recent visit to India? Dicky is a labrador, trained as a sniffer dog.  And it seems that a key part of her diet is boiled eggs- along with mutton, vegetables, bread and milk!! I kid you not.  But …

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