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 …

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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 …

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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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My Dog Ate Raw Pork

Raw pork is dangerous to dogs. This is because it contains harmful bacteria which can cause your dog to become ill, as well as a high-fat content that may cause your dog to have digestion issues.  If your dog has eaten large quantities of raw pork, it’s best to ring your vet to see what …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish Bones?

I know how you feel. You have just filleted some fish for dinner and there on the cutting board are the fish bones. Part of you is thinking “it would be a shame to waste them” and part of you is thinking “if I put these in the trash and it stinks the kitchen out, …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Hamburger?

A busy kitchen can be a real treat for a dog. Not only is it a great place to spend time with their owner but by their very nature kitchens must fascinate dogs. It is all those great sounds and smells that must drive them potty. And if there is one smell which grabs their …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Green Beans?

About a decade ago, there was a bit of a craze surrounding green beans as far as the dog world goes. It was a diet for overweight dogs that involved swapping out 10% of their food everyday for the same weight of green beans. The theory being that because of how few calories are in …

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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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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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