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[Shocking Fact] Human Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat

January 29, 2021

Do you love spending your days (and nights) indoors playing with your pets? Have you ever decided to give them some of your snacks?

Sharing your snacks with your furry friends is a great way to connect with them. And for any pet owner, it’s always hard to resist your pet’s big soft eyes when they look at you from under the table.

But sometimes, your dog may have some symptoms of abdominal pain after eating human foods, and you don’t even know why? 

We get this feeling! It’s not fun for all of us to watch our dogs suffer through the pain.

The fact is, dogs and humans metabolize foods differently. For this reason, some foods are healthy for humans but can be toxic and potentially deadly for dogs. 

But don’t be confused that dogs must stay away from people foods. 

There are still lots of human foods can be perfectly safe and even healthy that our canine can eat as an occasional treat.

On the other hand, quality dog food can be very expensive. Adding healthy human food to your dog’s routine can save money and add some healthy nutrients into their lives. Just remember that, when it comes to treating your dog with human foods, it’s best to do so in moderation.

If you ask Google “what can dogs eat” you’re likely to get back some confusing and conflicting answers. Don’t be panic! 

Even with food is deemed “safe” for dogs to eat, a rule of thumb is to feed it to your dog in moderation. All foods should be introduced into your dog’s diet gradually, so you can monitor him for adverse effects like allergic reactions. 

Furthermore, always keep in mind that all dogs are different. One dog may tolerate a food just fine, while another experiences adverse effects. If your dog has a sensitive stomach, even commonly fed people food might not be an option for them.

Leo Wilson from CyberPet has created a list of more than 50 human foods your dogs can and can’t eat. Have a look at the following infographic to learn which “people foods” are best for your precious puppies!