Can Dogs Eat Pork Shoulder Bones?

You know that guilty feeling you get when your dog begs for any leftover steak? You cannot give him that, but pork shoulder bones are safe and quite healthy for your dog. Cooked bones are dangerous as heat-processing makes them brittle, but raw bones should pose no problem to your dog. Pork shoulder bones are …

Read more

Can Dogs Eat Egg Noodles?

Your dog is all excited because it’s mealtime, and he’s been running around all day. Poor thing is starving and ready to devour just about anything.  You open the pantry cupboard and see, well, nothing. Oh, man! You forgot to buy dog food. Again. There are some egg noodles, though.  Surely, he can have some …

Read more

Can Dogs Eat Jujube Fruit?

The small red date from Asia, popularly called jujube, is a sweet fruit with a chewy texture and apple-like flavor. Mature and ripe jujubes appear dark red or purple with a wrinkly body, and rich in carbs, fiber, vitamin C, proteins, calcium, and potassium. The jujube is a nutrient-rich fruit with many health benefits for …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Can Dogs Eat Raw Sausage?

Sometimes, when it comes to our dogs, we are looking for a shortcut- we want to provide them with the best nutrition possible but we want to spend as little time as possible feeding them! At other times with our dogs, we want to use them as machines that reduce the amount of waste that …

Read more

Can Puppies Eat Eggs?

In this article, I will answer the question “can puppies eat eggs?” Eggs are a natural choice to add to a puppy’s diet because they are a staple food in most of our homes, they are cheap and most of us know that eggs are a healthy food. But are eggs a must have food …

Read more

Can Dogs Be Given Multi Vitamins?

Dog multivitamins and human multivitamins both contain a spectrum of vitamins and minerals that both species need to live and thrive. But the similarities probably end there. It’s important to note that human multivitamins tend to contain 100% of a person’s daily requirement of vitamins and minerals. Whereas dog multivitamins generally contain only 20%. Why? …

Read more

Why Does My Dog Have Sores On Their Upper Lip?

Dogs can get sores on their lips just like humans.  Dogs are far more vulnerable to contracting certain diseases in their mouth because they use their mouths as hands.  Like picking up objects, eating food, and licking random surfaces, including their favorite human friend.  So if you ever noticed a sore, lesion, bump, or pink …

Read more

Can Dogs Eat Fat Trimmings?

You love your dog and once in a while, you want to indulge him with a treat. You probably already know that chocolates, walnuts, onions, avocado and grapes are some of the huge no no’s when it comes to dog food. But what about fat trimmings? Sounds like something your cannine friend would appreciate doesn’t …

Read more

Do Dogs Have Armpits Or Leg Pits?

Do dogs have armpits or leg pits? Yes, but not in the way that humans do. For example, there are two sweat glands on either side of the dog’s front legs, which release heat through evaporation when he’s hot. The hairless spots for these glands are called “pits.” Dogs also perspire from other parts of …

Read more