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Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
Feb 18, 2022

You may be considering a raw food diet for your dog for a variety of reasons. Some people want their dog’s food to more closely resemble what their wild ancestors would have eaten (the idea of biologically appropriate raw food). Some believe their dog’s overall health,… Read More

Amanda Ardente, DVM, PhD
Jul 30, 2020

Can dogs eat nuts? They might seem like a perfectly sized, tasty treat option for your dog, but are nuts safe? Here’s some insight on whether you can give nuts to dogs and the risks that you should be aware of. Can Dogs Have Nuts? Are They Safe? Many of the nuts we have in… Read More

Sophia Catalano, DVM
Jul 06, 2020

By Dr. Sophia Catalano Whether you’re a new pet parent or an experienced one, you may wonder if it’s safe and/or healthy to give your dog peanut butter. Many peanut butters are, indeed, safe for most healthy dogs. Peanut butter is commonly used when giving medications, but… Read More

Ellen Malmanger, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

If your dog has ingested an orange or tangerine or clementine, you may be wondering, “Can dogs eat oranges?” Here’s the good news: Yes, dogs can eat the fleshy part of oranges. While some dogs may not enjoy the acidic taste of this citrus fruit, the fruit of oranges is safe… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

Yes, dogs can eat fish. Fish may be found as an essential ingredient in nutritionally-balanced commercial dog foods, or introduced as part of a healthy, home-cooked diet plan for your dog. Fish provides a great source of protein, is relatively low in saturated fats, and is… Read More

Hector Joy, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

For dogs, an apple a day can keep the veterinarian away. That’s right: Dogs can eat apples. I recommend apples as a nutritious snack for dogs. Apples provide an excellent source of vitamin C, which is necessary for proper immune function. They’re also loaded with… Read More