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Pet Loss Prevention Month: How to Keep Your Dog Safe

Learn how to keep your dog safe this Pet Loss Prevention Month with tips on microchipping, GPS trackers, and what to do if your dog goes missing.

Can Dogs Eat Leeks? | Leeks on a chopping board

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Leeks?

No, dogs should not eat leeks. They contain thiosulfate which can cause stomach irritation and potentially damage your dog's red blood cells.

Can Dogs Eat Mint?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Mint?

Yes, dogs can eat mint in moderation and it can provide health benefits. However not all mint varieties are dog-friendly, pennyroyal mint is toxic to dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Figs?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Figs?

Yes, dogs can eat figs in moderation. They are a good source of fibre, which can aid in digestion and help maintain gastrointestinal health in dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Corned Beef?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Corned Beef?

No, dogs should not eat corned beef. It has an incredibly high salt and fat content, which can cause health complications in dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Nectarines?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Nectarines?

Yes, dogs can eat nectarines in small quantities. Always ensure the nectarine is ripe and remove the pit, stems and leaves to prevent choking hazards.

Can Dogs Eat Raisins?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Raisins?

No, dogs should not eat raisins. They are incredibly poisonous. If your dog has ingested raisins, contact your vet immediately for advice.

Can Dogs Eat Ham?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Ham?

No, dogs should not eat ham. It's high fat and high salt content can lead to dehydration, sodium ion poisoning, pancreatitis and obesity.

Can Dogs Eat Blackberries?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Blackberries?

Yes, dogs can eat blackberries in moderation. They are packed with vitamins and antioxidants, as well as being low in calories. A perfect sweet treat.

Can Dogs Eat Sardines?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Sardines?

Yes, dogs can eat sardines in moderation. Sardines are a nutritious source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein, which is great for skin and coat health.

Can Dogs Eat Pomegranate?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Pomegranate?

Yes, dogs can eat pomegranates. The seeds are generally safe in small amounts, but you should remove the outer rind and white membrane to prevent choking.

Dog at cafe drinking coffee

Lifestyle

Dog Friendly Cafes in Ireland

We’ve asked the Irish members of our squad to put together some recommendations of their favourite dog-friendly cafes across Ireland.

Can Dogs Eat Kidney Beans?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Kidney Beans?

Yes, dogs can eat kidney beans in moderation, as long as they are cooked. Raw kidney beans contain phytohemagglutinin, which can be toxic to dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Courgette?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Courgette?

Yes, dogs can eat courgette in moderation, without any seasonings or oil. It is best to feed dogs cooked courgette, as it is easier for them to digest.

Can Dogs Eat Olives?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Olives?

Yes, dogs can eat olives. They should be plain, unseasoned and unsalted. It is also important to feed them in moderation, to prevent tummy upset or weight gain.

Can Dogs Eat Rhubarb?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Rhubarb?

No, dogs should not eat rhubarb as the stalks and laves contains oxalic acid and soluble oxalates which are incredibly toxic to dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Dandelion?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Dandelion?

Yes, dogs can eat dandelions. They can help to aid digestion, support liver health and reduce inflammation and promote skin and coat health.

Dog chilling at the beach

Lifestyle

Walking Dogs in Hot Weather: All You Need to Know

We would not recommend walking your dog if the outside temperature is above 32°C. You should always provide cool water, frequent rest stops and shade throughout the walk.

Can Dogs Eat Cherries?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Cherries?

No, dogs should not eat cherries. The pit, stems and leaves of cherries contain cyanide which is incredibly poisonous to dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Kiwi?

Yes, dogs can eat kiwi. The sweet, juicy taste is a favourite among pooches. Kiwi should be fed in moderation and in bite-sized chunks.

Can Dogs Eat Aubergine?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Aubergine?

Yes, dogs can eat aubergine. It should be cooked without oils or seasonings and fed in small quantities. Aubergine is a great source of fibre and antioxidants.

Can Dogs Eat Butter?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Butter?

No, dogs should not eat butter. Whilst butter is not technically toxic to dogs, it can cause significant digestive upset if consumed in large amounts.

Can Dogs Eat Lemons?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Lemons?

No, dogs should not eat lemons. The high acidity of lemons can irritate their digestive system, leading to discomfort and potential health issues.

Can Dogs Eat Limes?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Limes?

No, dogs should not eat limes. The acidity in limes can irritate a dog's digestive system, leading to symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhoea, and stomach discomfort.

Can Dogs Eat Plums?

Nutrition

Can Dogs Eat Plums?

Yes, dogs can eat plums. However, they must never be fed whole as the pit is toxic and can be a choking hazard. Plums should be fed to dogs in bite-sized pieces.