My Dog Ate Mixed Nuts

There can be a lot of different nuts in a container of mixed nuts, depending on the brand.  Peanuts, which are actually a legume, are often included. Walnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, almonds, hazelnuts and pecans are the usual constituents.  These nuts can be raw, roasted/salted or honey roasted, depending on what’s in them. A few …

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Can Dogs Eat Cracker Jacks?

Cracker Jacks are a mix of popcorn, nuts and caramel. They usually come in a cardboard box and contain a prize at the bottom. They have been around since 1893, although they weren’t called Cracker Jacks until 1897. Are there other brands of caramel popcorn?  Oh, yes. There are at least seventeen major brands with …

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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 Sesame Chicken?

Although when it comes to takeaway food, pizza is the world’s number one choice, in the US Chinese is the King.  A survey in 2019 showed that the average Brit spent £451 on take away food and that Chinese food was the most popular. But should our dogs be joining us when we eat our …

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Too Much Peanut Butter For Dogs

Peanut butter, if used in the right way, can be an amazing treat for dogs- and their owners too! It is a well known trick to hide pills in and used extensively in interactive toys, such as Kongs. Plus, washing out an “empty” peanut butter jar ready for recycling is a real chore. Giving it …

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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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Does Peanut Butter Help Dogs With Diarrhea?

Dog diarrhea is a fairly common cause of distress in dogs and every dog owner knows how unpleasant an episode can be. The intensity, frequency and severity of the illness is largely  dependent on the cause and will also vary from dog to dog. In most cases, an episode of dog diarrhea will be due …

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