Can dogs and cats eat the same human food?

Asked By: Albertha Stroman
Date created: Thu, Dec 31, 2020 11:12 AM
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Before commercial pet food entered the market, many dogs and cats lived on the scraps left over from human's meals… While this is certainly an acceptable way to feed your pet, the reality is some human foods aren't good for a cat or dog to eat. Some foods are toxic to animals.
Answered By: Oscar Gibson
Date created: Fri, Jan 1, 2021 1:15 PM
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Cats are "obligate carnivores" meaning their diets must be meat-based.

Cats have a higher protein requirement than dogs, and also must have an adequate supply of the amino acid called taurine in the diet.

However, it is important for your dog and cat to eat pet food that is formulated specifically for Cats or dogs.

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Cats are "obligate carnivores" meaning their diets must be meat-based.

Cats have a higher protein requirement than dogs, and also must have an adequate supply of the amino acid called taurine in the diet.

However, it is important for your dog and cat to eat pet food that is formulated specifically for Cats or dogs.

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Can My Dog Eat This?

A List of Human Foods Dogs Can and Can't Eat

  • Carrots: Can Eat. Both raw and cooked carrots are safe for your dog to eat.
  • Grapes and Raisins: Can't Eat.
  • Salt: Limit.
  • Peanut Butter: Can Eat.
  • Eggs: Can Eat.
  • Salmon: Can Eat.
  • Chocolate: Can't Eat.
  • Cheese: Limit.
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Whether they are given their dog bowl full of food or a plate full of human food, some dogs may go after it all, as if they have insatiable hunger.

Making sure your dog is eating enough, has a proper diet, and has enough weight on their body is important for their wellbeing.

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Whether they are given their dog bowl full of food or a plate full of human food, some dogs may go after it all, as if they have insatiable hunger.

Making sure your dog is eating enough, has a proper diet, and has enough weight on their body is important for their wellbeing.

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Not necessarily. Many of the foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that humans digest just fine can wreak havoc on a dog's body, causing severe health problems.

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Many of the foods, such as fruits and vegetables, that humans digest just fine can wreak havoc on a dog's body, causing severe health problems.

But before giving your dog foods that you crave, read on and learn which foods are safe and which can send your dog straight to the vet.

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