Is human food better for dogs?

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Just like humans, maintaining a healthy weight helps ensure a dog's overall health and longevity.

Dogs that are not fed people food are less likely to eat toxic foods.

While I do not have any scientific evidence, I base this on the more than a decade of veterinary expertise and first-hand experience.

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Human Foods Dogs Can and Can't Eat.

Dedicated dog lovers tend to be very kind people.

On the other hand, some of the foods people eat can be introduced to a dog's diet just fine, and even provide health benefits such as joint strength, better breath, and allergy immunity.

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Is human-grade dog food better than kibble? In most cases, yes! But it's up to you to do the research and make sure the food you select is the best choice for your pup.
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Lean beef is safe for dogs to eat.

In fact, beef is a common ingredient in many dog foods.

It's an excellent source of protein and many important vitamins and minerals that your dog needs for overall health (48).

The beef that you feed to your dog should be plain, without any added sauces or seasonings.

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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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