Q. Got to know! Is dairy good or bad for dogs?? Because i've heard both arguments and want to lay this topic to rest, please :)

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A. Dairy products are not something we would endorse as part of your dog's regular diet. Milk especially can contain bacteria that could cause stomach upset and potential other issues. There is the lactose as well, which many dogs cannot tolerate well. If you think of what your dog would eat and have access to in the wild, there would not be dairy type products available to them so logic tells you they don't "need" it. That being said, the occasional piece of cheese to take a pill or a lick of ice cream should not be a major issue.

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A. No human food is ideal for dogs. We do sometimes recommend chicken and rice as a recovery food but I would avoid dairy products always with pets. They can cause diarrhea and may harbour bacteria.

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