10 Human Foods That Are Totally Safe For Your Dog - World of Angus

10 Human Foods That Are Totally Safe For Your Dog

Dogs love food. They don’t discriminate very often when it comes to the type of food. Dog food, cat food, probably ferret food, but dogs seem to love human food the most. No matter what it is you are eating, if you have something in your hand or on your plate, it is your dog’s mission to intercept that piece of food before it hits your mouth (heck, they’d probably still take it after its been in your mouth too).

Since you are such a kind and generous human, I'm sure you'd to share some of your dinner with Rover, but the question is, is it safe? We know that dogs are not supposed to eat chocolate or grapes, but what CAN they eat?

Here are 10 human foods that are totally safe for your dog to eat*:

 *different dogs have different tolerances and allergies, it is always best to consult a veterinarian.


1. Apples

I’m not sure if an apple a day keeps the vet away, but apples are perfectly safe for your dog to eat.


2. Cooked Eggs

As long as your eggs are fully cooked, they are a great source of added protein.


3. Pumpkin

Maybe avoid the Pumpkin Spiced Latte, but regular ol’ pumpkin is AOK.**

**While pumpkin is perfectly safe for dogs to eat, I must admit that it causes our dog some serious emergency poop troubles.

4. Yogurt

Avoid sugars and artificial sweeteners and yogurt is an excellent source of calcium.

5. Peanut Butter

This one is pretty common knowledge. It is a great treat for your dog friend.


6. Carrots

Not just for horses! Great for your dog’s teeth and also high in fiber, carrots are an excellent option.


7. Green Beans

Safe and delicious! If not going fresh, be sure to choose beans without added salt.


8. Salmon

Salmon is a main ingredient in a lot of dog foods, so it makes sense that it would be on a list of human foods that are safe for dogs. A great source of omega 3, your dog will thank you with his or her shiny, healthy coat.


9. Cooked chicken

Our dog loves chicken. And as long as it is cooked, it is perfectly safe.


10. Cheese

As long as it is in moderation, cheese is a snack your dog will love.


There you have it, a starting point for human food that is safe for your dog. Next time you turn your back for two seconds and your dog eats your cheese omelette, fret not.


Josiah Young
Josiah Young


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