My Dog Ate A Chocolate Orange

While it is easy to panic in a situation like this, it is important to do your best to try to stay calm. Remind yourself that accidents happen, and our furry friends can often create their own mischief. Right now though, they need you to collect as much information as you can, to make sure …

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My Dog Ate A Brownie

If your dog eats a brownie, you should take the following steps immediately: Chocolate contains substances known as methylxanthines that can speed up a dog’s heart rate in addition to increasing its nervous system activity. The risk of your dog becoming ill after eating chocolate is dependent on the type and amount consumed, with smaller …

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Can Dogs Eat Reese’s Pieces?

They’re colorful, they make an intriguing crunchy noise and you don’t seem to be able to stop popping them into your mouth – no doubt your dog will come begging for some Reese’s pieces, too.  Why should he miss all the fun? Are Reese’s pieces dangerous to dogs? That depends on how many candies he …

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Can Dogs Eat Chex Mix?

It’s party time! No matter if that means firing up the BBQ on July 4th or lighting the open fire on New Year’s Eve, there are a few things you can guarantee. A guest list as long as your arm, lots of alcohol and bowls of Chex mix. That’s right, you’ve guessed it. No matter …

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Can Dogs Eat Rice Krispie Treats?

Asking whether or not a dog can eat a Rice Krispie treat might sound like a bit of an odd question to ask… After all, surely people don’t feed these to their dogs as a substitute for dog biscuits do they?! No, I wouldn’t think that most dog owners would do something like that. But …

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Can Dogs Eat Red Velvet Cake?

Many dedicated pet owners treat their dogs like children or best friends. Loving your dog is great, talking to him is OK, but treating him to all the yummy things you make is not always a good idea. If you love cake, for instance, you want to share it with your furry friend and, yes, …

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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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Can Dogs Eat A Protein Bar?

[1] What is a protein bar? So you were in a bit of a rush to get to the gym this morning? Bleary eyed, with the sound of your alarm still ringing in your ears you grabbed everything you needed and headed out for the door. Only to realise as you finished your session that …

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Help! My Dog Ate A Chocolate Donut

It happens to the best fur parents – you walk into a room and you see an empty box of chocolate donuts and an extremely guilty looking pup. Now we all know that chocolate is extremely toxic for dogs, but we don’t know how poisonous chocolate donuts are for them. Is this an immediate trip …

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