If you’re reading this then you already know that eating the wrong types of foods can kill your dog, but are you sure that you know what type of foods are dangerous? Unfortunately many people don’t even have a clue about which foods they should be eating and the problem is that eating the wrong types of food could actually make your dog even sicker. So, in order to stop your dog from being sick all you need to do is learn how to recognize what foods are dangerous to dogs.

What Type of Foods Are Dangerous to Dogs

The good thing about dogs is that they can be taught not to eat certain types of foods. It’s quite easy for a dog to become familiar with something they have eaten, like for example if you put a piece of steak on the table they will start to associate it with their food. It may sound crazy but in most cases it is very simple. So, if you want to prevent your dog from being sick just feed them something they can associate with their food like carrots, lettuce, and peas.

If you’re wondering what is bad for your dog, it’s important to remember that there are two main kinds of foods that are dangerous to dogs. The first is a type of food called “protein based” foods and the other one is a kind of food known as “non-protein based”. These two types of food are extremely dangerous to dogs and if your dog doesn’t have the proper diet, it could lead to a lot of serious problems for your dog.

A common example of a type of food that is considered a protein based food is beef. Although it’s a protein based food it’s still very dangerous to dogs. Your dog will not only get sick but he could also end up with muscle cramps. Other foods that could cause problems for dogs are eggs, dairy products, fish, potatoes, and chicken.

However, even if you’re not planning to give your dog meat this can be a good option to give your dog. For instance, you can give them an egg or a piece of chicken every day for a few weeks. If your dog has any type of food allergy, you should always make sure that the food is dry before you feed him or her.

Dogs can be very fun to have in a home, but if you don’t take care of them properly they can end up being sick. so it’s very important that you know what type of foods are dangerous to dogs so that you can avoid feeding your dog these types of foods.


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About James

James grew up on a farm in Illinois, spending his days training homing pigeons and playing with the other animals. James started his dog training journey when he was in college. He also spent all of her spare time reading about animal behavior. After graduating from Colorado College with a degree in biology James continued training dogs part-time while he worked for a conservation advocacy nonprofit. Around that time, he joined the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. James later got a job at Denver Dumb Friends League, the fourth-largest animal shelter in the U.S. There, he helped assess, train, and adopt out thousands of dogs of all shapes and sizes. James met Oscar, his border collie, during his time at the shelter. They've been fast friends ever since. He and Oscar dabble in the sports of obedience, herding, agility, scentwork, canicross, and skijoring. They're never far apart!