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Humans and pets metabolize foods differently. For this reason, some foods are safe for humans to eat but may be toxic and potentially deadly for dogs. On the other hand, there are many human foods that are perfectly safe and even healthy for dogs to eat as an occasional treat.


Pet safe fruits and veggies

  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Squash
  • Broccoli
  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Strawberries


Foods that are off limits for pets

  • Grapes
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Raisins
  • Figs
  • Avocados
  • Scallions
  • Chocolate
  • Macadamias
  • Yeast dough
  • Caution with peanut butters as some contain xylitol
  • Candy
  • Human toothpaste
  • Raw eggs
  • Milk (cats and some dogs are lactose intolerant)
  • Salt

We hope this information is helpful and feel free to call anytime if you have questions about whether or not a certain food is pet friendly! 

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