Are Green Beans Safe for Dogs ? Chopped, steamed, raw, or canned — all types of green beans are safe for dogs to eat, as long as they are plain. Green beans themselves are not only safe for dogs, veterinarians also recommend them as a healthy treat. Best of all, dogs seem to … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Have Green Beans ?
Your beloved canine companion clearly isn’t a cow, so you might be confused when you see him eating grass. You might even be worried. Is he hungry? Bored? Sick? Will eating grass hurt him? First, rest assured that you’re not alone in your concern, especially if your dog is … [Read more...] about Why Do Dogs Eat Grass ?
Chocolate contains cocoa and cocoa contains the compound theobromine. Theobromine is toxic to dogs and other pets at certain doses. Chocolate poisoning is a problem that occurs mainly in dogs but also occurs occasionally in cats or other animals. It is important not to give your … [Read more...] about Why is chocolate toxic to dogs and other pets ?
Dogs are messy, hit-and-miss drinkers, so it can sometimes be hard to know just how much water they get in a day. Most need about an ounce of fluids per pound of body weight per day, so a 10-pound dog needs a bit over a cup of clean water daily. Really active or lactating dogs … [Read more...] about Why Your Dog Is Always Thirsty ?
Like a lot of dogs (not to mention people), my dog has seasonal allergies that crop up a couple times a year and lead to itchiness, congestion, and general discomfort. Dog allergies are incredibly common, but they can take a bit of detective work to identify and treat. What is … [Read more...] about Signs Your Dog is Having an Allergic Reaction