Are Irish Setters Good Family Dogs?

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The decision to get a dog can be a challenging one, especially when you have children and a particular type of lifestyle to consider. There are many great family dogs, but just because a dog is characteristically great with families doesn’t mean it’s the right fit for yours. Are Irish Setters Good Family Dogs? Irish … Read more

Treeing Walker Coonhounds Temperament: What’s it Like Owning One?

A Treeing Walker Coonhound’s temperament is a staple of their personality and why people love them. It’s important to know if the temperament of your Treeing Walker Coonhound fits in with the dynamic of your family. Living with a Treeing Walker Coonhound is fun and challenging. Treeing Walker Coonhounds are strong-willed and independent. They love … Read more

Can Dogs Eat Apple Cores

Is it okay for dogs to eat the cores of apples? Can dogs eat apple cores the same way they eat apples?  Everyone loves apples, and your dog is no exception when it comes to enjoying this sweet fruit. Apples that haven’t been peeled have health benefits that most people aren’t aware of. Apples are … Read more

Can Dogs Eat A Whole Apple

What’s the harm in giving your dog an entire apple? Dogs are carnivores, and their jaws and teeth were not designed to chew an apple whole, so they struggle. If fed whole, apples can cause choking, so always cut them into bite-sized chunks before giving them to your dog as a treat. If your dog … Read more

Can Dogs Eat Fresh Asparagus?

To begin, be aware that the most common fresh asparagus side effects are vomiting and diarrhea. When your dog is fed fresh asparagus, he may experience flatulence. If you’re feeding fresh asparagus to an adult dog for the first time, start slowly. While it is true that cooking reduces the nutritional value of most vegetables, … Read more

Is Milk Chocolate Good For Dogs?

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White chocolate contains the fewest toxic compounds, followed by milk chocolate, which contains a moderate amount, and dark or bittersweet chocolate, which contains the most. Both cats and dogs are susceptible to chocolate poisoning. Dogs, on the other hand, eat almost anything, so there are more cases of dogs being affected. Chocolate toxicity is far … Read more

Is Honey Bad For Dogs?

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Because raw honey isn’t processed or heated like store-bought honey, this is something you’ll only notice with it. This is significant because heating honey, which is common when processing honey to make it look ‘perfect’, can destroy pollen and other natural components. If your dog has diabetes, it’s probably best to consult your veterinarian first … Read more

Is Chocolate Milk Bad For Dogs?

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As dog owners, we must exercise extreme caution when leaving a cup of chocolate milk out. If I give my dog chocolate milk, will he get sick? The short answer is Yes. Chocolate is toxic to dogs in any form, including chocolate milk. This is due to the presence of methylxanthines, which are caffeine-like substances … Read more

Can Dogs Eat Asparagus Soup?

Is Asparagus Soup Safe for Dogs to Eat? In my Vitamix, I’ve been making a Living Asparagus Soup for several years. When I recently served it to a friend, she immediately asked why I hadn’t blogged the recipe. So, here it is, with the addition of a few asparagus spears. As a refresher, Healthy Asparagus … Read more

Boxerdoodle vs Cardigan Welsh Corgi

What is a Boxerdoodle? A Boxerdoodle is a dog that is a mix of a Boxer and a Poodle. This hybrid is devoted to its owner in general. These dogs have a reputation for being protective, but not for barking excessively. They are generally well-behaved and simple to train. They’re usually gentle enough to live … Read more

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