Joe loves to drink out of his water fountain! But the power went out, and it turned off, which got me thinking: how long can a dog go without water? It’s difficult to give a specific time that a dog can go without water, as it depends on a variety of factors such as the size and breed of the dog, the weather, and their level of activity. But in general, small dogs may be able to go for around two days without water, while larger dogs may be able to go for around three days.
I dislike sweet potatoes, but I know they are good for me. Well, I also wondered if they would be good for Joe: are sweet potatoes okay for dogs? Yes, sweet potatoes are generally okay for dogs to eat. But before you go giving your dog an entire Thanksgiving feast’s worth of sweet potatoes, there are a few things you should know.
With Halloween right around the corner, you might be wondering: is mashed pumpkin good for dogs? Yes, mashed pumpkin can be good for dogs. That’s great news. How else are you going to get rid of all those pupkins … I mean pumpkins? Just kidding!
With Halloween around the corner, you might be wondering: will chocolate kill dogs? What would happen if my dog got into my candy? Maybe you’ve heard that chocolate is toxic to dogs. But just how dangerous is chocolate for dogs, and can it really kill them? Yes, chocolate can be deadly for dogs. Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine, which is toxic to dogs and can cause serious health problems. Theobromine is a stimulant that is similar to caffeine and is found in the cocoa bean, which is used to make chocolate.
It’s that time of year: loads of zukes from the garden. But are zucchinis good for dogs? I don’t know about you, but Joe will pretty much eat anything he can get his paws on. Can dogs safely munch on zucchinis, or is this green gourd a no-go for Fido?
Yes! Zucchinis are generally safe for dogs to eat. In fact, many dog owners and veterinarians recommend them as a healthy, low-calorie snack for dogs. Zucchinis are a good source of fiber, which can help support healthy digestion and prevent constipation. They’re also a good source of antioxidants, which can help support a healthy immune system.
My husband eats a ton of those canned peas (usually wasabi flavored). While I wouldn’t give wasabi to my dog Joe, I wondered are peas okay for dogs? After all, they are pretty good snack for us humans (especially wasabi flavored), so it’s only natural that they could be shared with him. Yes, peas are generally okay for dogs to eat. These little green legumes pack a punch when it comes to essential nutrients that can keep your furry friend feeling their best.
You’re making dinner, and as you’re boiling some green lima beans, you dog gives you their best “feed me” look. Can dogs eat green lima beans? It’s hard to resist those pleading eyes, but as a responsible pet parent, you can’t just give in and toss them a lima bean without knowing if it’s safe for them to eat. Yes, dogs can eat green lima beans. In fact, these beans are a great source of protein, fiber, and a variety of important nutrients. They’re also low in fat and calories, which makes them a great choice for dogs who are trying to maintain a healthy weight.
Today, we’re talking about dogs and onions. I was chopping some onions for dinner (and crying), and some fell on the floor. Can you guess what happened next? That’s right! Joe ate it up. So are dogs and onions a good mix? The answer is no, onions are poisonous to dogs.
I made Indian-style food tonight, which called for jasmine rice. Which got me thinking … can dogs eat jasmine rice? After all, rice is a staple food for many people around the world, so it seems logical to assume that it would be okay for dogs to eat as well. But is this really the case? … Read more
Nothing beats watermelon on a hot summer day. It’s sweet, healthy, and oh so refreshing. But is watermelon ok for dogs to eat? Before you start slicing up that watermelon and sharing it with your furry friend, it’s important to know the ins and outs of feeding this juicy fruit to your pooch. In this … Read more