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Can dogs eat sardines? A fantastic fishy feast

Sardines may be small, but they pack a powerful punch in terms of nutrition. But can our dogs benefit from the nutritional profile of these tiny fish in the same way that we do? Can dogs eat sardines? Fish has a long history as a health food because it’s full of essential nutrients that many […]

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Can dogs eat dates? The truth about these sweet treats

Despite dates looking like raisins’ older, slightly better-looking brother – you may be surprised to learn that dates and raisins are not related. Dates are produced by the date palm tree, whereas raisins are dried grapes. Why am I telling you this? If you want to treat your dog to fruit, it’s important to know what […]

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Can dogs eat peanuts? A guide to the risks

Can dogs eat peanuts? With so much confusion around ‘human foods’ that dogs may or may not be able to eat, it can be stressful knowing what foods are harmless and what foods are dangerous. Although you can control what your dog eats each day, what about when your dog is out, and they pick […]

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Fact or fiction, can dogs eat tomatoes?

They may be number one on the homegrown vegetable plot, but can we share the many benefits of this versatile and health boosting fruit with our canine companions? Can dogs eat tomatoes? The benefits Tomatoes are widely known for their antioxidant properties. Since there are hundreds of varieties to choose from and they are easy […]

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Feeding dogs quinoa, healthy hound or poisoned pooch?

Clean eating is a big deal. Not many of us have escaped the healthy eating revolution or the gluten-free tidal wave. If you’ve embraced super foods yourself, you may want to pass the health benefits onto your dog. But is feeding dogs quinoa a good idea? What is quinoa? Despite being used as a grain, […]

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Can dogs eat tuna? I smell something fishy

Can dogs eat tuna? If you are one of the many people that sit down to enjoy a tuna sandwich for lunch, then you may find your dog trying to convince you to share it with them. If you can’t resist those pleading eyes and want to share your favourite food with your dog, then […]

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The bees knees, can I give my dog honey?

Can I give my dog honey? Having been used for over two thousand years it’s said that honey can help with anything from digestive issues to skin care and has even been used in the treatment of wounds. It’s one of the few foods that seems to have universal praise for its health benefits. So […]

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Smile please, can dogs eat cheese?

Cheese is a bit of a mystery, no one really knows when it was first made as its origins predate recorded history. We aren’t even sure how many different types exist in the world. What we do know though, is that it is one of the most eaten and versatile foods around.  Not only can […]

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Udderly confused? Can dogs eat yogurt

Can dogs eat yogurt? If you regularly tuck into a bowl of yogurt you may already have considered whether or not you could share it with your dog. With the benefits of probiotics being widely understood now it’s tempting to give your dog a little of what you are having to give them a boost […]

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Just peachy, or is it? Can dogs eat nectarines?

Nectarines belong to the Rosaceae family of fruits that also include peaches and plums. Just like peaches they are packed full of goodness. They are sweet, tasty and on a hot day a perfect treat. Can dogs eat nectarines? If you fancy sharing with your furry friends, read on to find out more. What are […]

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