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Can dogs eat garlic? Your dog should avoid garlic as well for the same reason. If you’re like me and enjoy onion in your guacamole, it’s even more a reason to keep that avocado dip you find delicious well away from your dog. The answer here is definitely no. Can dogs eat asparagus?Asparagus is another […]

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However, this may cause some consternation, but in small quantities, the tomato fruit is okay for dogs. There has long been debate on dogs and tomatoes, but the worst a little bit of ripe tomato will do to a dog is cause some stomach upset. The green parts of the tomato plant — the vine, […]

Your 10-Year-Old Dog

Activity: Activity is imperative for a dog’s mental and physical health. Ideally, a dog should be walked twice a day for 30 minutes. An extra walk does no harm and, in fact, will benefit you both. In our hectic society, however, this can be tough, so consider enlisting the help of a dog walker. Also […]

So, can dogs eat onions?

Food: Most adult dogs should eat twice a day. This keeps their metabolism stable and aids in digestion. You’ll find they quickly catch on to when feeding time is. A sample dog feeding schedule for adult dogs would be: 7:00 a.m. – Breakfast 6:00 p.m. – Dinner Water: The next step after establishing a good […]

Dog Feeding Schedule for Active Breeds

Can dogs eat corn? Can dogs eat popcorn? A Havanese dog holding a cob of corn. Is corn okay for dogs to eat? What about popcorn for dogs?Photography by Bildagentur Zoonar GmbH / Shutterstock. While the kernels of ripe corn are okay for dogs, the cob itself is a bit more dangerous. Ingested by a […]

Dog Feeding Schedule for Puppies

Sleep: A senior dog will sleep more than an active adult dog, on average 16 to 18 hours a day. Just like humans, the older a dog gets, the more his needs resemble that of a puppy. Activity: It’s important for a senior dog to still get walks and mild activity. Ideally, you, or a […]

Adult dogs

This piece was originally published on May 4, 2018. Sassafras Lowrey is an award-winning author. Her novels have been honored by organizations ranging from the Lambda Literary Foundation to the American Library Association. Sassafras is a Certified Trick Dog Instructor, and assists with dog agility classes. Your 10-Year-Old Dog If only puppies came with an […]

Your 10-Year-Old Dog

Grapes, chocolates, onions and other some other humans foods are toxic to dogs. Photography ©humonia | iStock / Getty Images Plus. Most lists of human foods toxic to dogs include onions. We spoke with Emmy-award winning veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber to learn more about how dangerous onions are for our dogs. Dr. Jeff explains that […]

Can dogs eat corn?

Here’s one of the main things to remember when it comes to how to feed a puppy — don’t go overboard in doling out treats. You don’t want your puppy to have more waddle than wiggle and pack on extra pounds. That’s why Laura recommends you use meaty soft treats and break them up into […]

Can dogs eat popcorn?

For more than a decade, Retha Lewis, of Royse City, Texas, has been breeding healthy English Bulldog pups and working closely with new owners on meeting their new pups’ nutritional needs. Her advice on how to feed a puppy: “Stay on the same food for at least one month. You do not want to upset […]