Can my dog eat this?

We all like to feed our dogs table scraps on occasion. Whether it is a little snippet after Thanksgiving Dinner or just because your dog is giving you the “Look at me, aren’t I cute” look, we give in and share a little bit of our food off of our plates.  But have you ever stopped to wonder if the food you are sharing with your dog is safe for him to eat? Well here is a short list of foods that are toxic to our furry friends.

  • Avocado
  • Chocolate
  • Bread Dough
  • Ethanol aka drinking alcohol/grain alcohol/ ethyl alcohol
  • Grapes and Raisins
  • Hops
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Moldy Foods
  • Onions and Garlic
  • Xylitol (is a a non caloric sweetener most commonly found in chewing gum)

There is no problem with wanting to share a small treat from our plates on occasion with our dogs, just make sure that what you are giving your dog is safe for them to have. Want to know a few safe items to feed your pup, take a look below and see what foods are your plate are safe to share.

  • Carrots
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole cooked egg
  • Pumpkin
  • Turkey (no cooked bones)
  • Hamburger (cooked)
  • Salmon (cooked)