Author: justin

Can Dogs Eat Bacon?

Can I Feed My Dog Bacon? Most of us love bacon. It’s smell alone is one of my personal top 5 smells in the human world. It’s also quite common for our pets to beg and stare at you while you eat breakfast. So, is something that can smell and taste pleasant to us, enjoyed (or even safe) for your dog to eat? Despite all the begging… Should I Give My Dog Bacon? Answer: No Unfortunately, the problem with bacon is it’s fatty, greasy, and can cause all kind of long term health issues. Besides the fact that bacon...

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Should My Dog Diet?

Does My Dog Need to go on a Diet? We here at Dog Friendly Food stress the importance of health and fitness for dogs. It’s important that a dog eats nutritious, low-fat food, and get plenty of exercise. In fact, the most important thing to a dog’s health is daily exercise. This isn’t always easy for the owner, us, but you need to do your very best to get them outside as often as possible. In saying that, of course, some of us have obese dogs. It’s not always our fault, since many dogs will eat nearly everything in...

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Top 5 Dog Treats for 2017

Top 5 Dog Treats – 2017 edition With so many options at the grocery store, petstore, and online, we had to do some digging to see which actual dog treats are both loved and enjoyed by dogs, but easy on the wallet for their owners. We also spoke to two separate veterinarians here in the southern California area here in San Diego, to see what their take was as well. In short, there are myriad choices.. Almost too many. So, we’ve broken it down further into categories that may be more suitable for your own needs. Furthermore, you know...

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Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Blueberries are delicious, and packed with antioxidants (for humans). However, we’re often asked the question of whether or not canines enjoy their tasty, nutritional benefits as well. In all honesty, when it comes to blueberries, the nutritional value is best actually provided by a nutritonal dog food. However, if you have extra blueberries that need to be eaten, or if you are simply hiking in the forest and see blueberries to pick, then let’s investigate further as to whether or not dogs should, or could consume these tasty treats. Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Answer: Yes Dogs...

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Can I Feed My Dog Avocado

Can I Feed My Dog Avocado? Avocados are an excellent source of vitamins and “healthy fat” for humans, but what about dogs? To some animals, like horses, avocados can be toxic. However, dogs’ diets are more inline with humans than horses, and it’s OK for a dog to eat a piece or small amount of avocado. Can My Dog Eat Avocado? Answer: Yes The main concern for dog owners, however, should be to remove the pit (and skin)! Do not feed your dog the center seed that is found in all avocados.  Like most other fruits that include pits,...

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