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It might be tempting to slip your pup the occasional bite under the dinner table, but is it okay? Even in moderation? It’s easy for us to think that if it’s safe for us, it’s safe for them, but that’s not necessarily the case when it comes to dogs. We’ve come up with a simple guide that will help you get a better idea of what foods for your dog are doing more harm than you think.


Raw Unsalted Peanut Butter

Benefits: Contains heart healthy fats, vitamin B and E, Niacin and is a great source of protein!

Cooked chicken

Benefits: Chicken adds an extra spice and protein to any dogs diet! It also makes a great meal replacement if you’re in a rush and out of puppy food!

Baby Carrots

Benefits: Baby carrots are great for dogteeth and are low in calories but high in fiber and Vitamin A!


Benefits: Yogurt is high in calcium and Protein. They often act as a probiotic and are great for your pup’s digestive tract.


Benefits: Salmon is a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids; which help keep your pup’s coat nice and healthy, while also helping his immune system.


Benefits: Helps keep up with the GI tract and maintains digestive health.


Benefits: High in protein and a great source of riboflavin and selenium.

Green Beans

Benefits: Green beans are a great snack because they are filling and low in calories!

Apple Slices

Benefits: Apples are a great source of Vitamins A and C as well as Fiber. They are also a good way to freshen your pup’s breath and help clean up residue on his teeth.


Benefits: Oatmeal is especially beneficial to older dogs with bowel issues because it is very high in Fiber, and is also a great grain alternative for dogs with wheat allergies.

Never safe:

1. Chocolate
2. Onions
3. Raisins
4. Yeast dough
5. Artificial Sweeteners
6. Avocados
7. Macadamia Nuts
8. Alcohol
9. Coffee
10. Gum

These are just a few examples of what your dog’s tummy can and can’t handle. Make sure to try feeding your pup in small amounts first if he’s not used to the change in diet; and do your research on the nutritional facts before letting your dog eat your leftovers.

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