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Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe?

The short answer: Yes, but in limited quantities. The long answer: A good source of vitamins and minerals, cantaloupe is a refreshing fruit that can be consumed by your dog as a sweet snack. But because of its high sugar content, you shouldn’t allow him to eat too much of it. How to feed cantaloupe Read More...

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Can Dogs Eat Potatoes?

The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Unripe white potatoes are not safe for dogs because of the solanine content that can blur vision, slow heart rate, and affect digestive and/or nervous systems. However, if the potatoes are ripe, cooked properly, and served moderately, they should provide the necessary vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for Read More...

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Pet Adoption Tails: Clare Shiu and Frankie

In October 2017, Clare and her partner Elan adopted Frankie—Waldo’s brother! The high school English teacher recounts how the cuddly rescue pup ended up in their Sydney home all the way from Mt Isa, Queensland. Waldo’s Friends (WF): Could you give us a backgrounder on your adopted pet? Clare Shiu (CS): Frankie is my first Read More...

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Can Dogs Eat Onions?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Whether they’re raw, cooked, or in powder form, onions should never be eaten by your dog because they contain large quantities of sulfoxides and disulfides that are known to be poisonous to dogs. If accidentally consumed by your canine pet, onions may cause gastrointestinal irritation or may damage Read More...

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Can Dogs Eat Corn?

The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Corn contains vitamins, potassium, and folic acid that are all good for your best friend. Dogs can enjoy grilled or boiled corn kernels, but not when they’re slathered with butter, salt, oil, or any other artificial seasoning. Dogs shouldn’t be allowed to munch on the cob, Read More...

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Can Dogs Eat Pears?

The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Pears are packed with vitamins (A, C, and K) and minerals (potassium, calcium, and iron). The good news is that your dog can enjoy occasional servings of chopped pieces of ripe pear! Thanks to its high water content, this crunchy and juicy fruit is also a hydrating treat. Read More...

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