Healthy Dog Treats – What Not to Feed Your Dog

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  1. Alaina Bullock
    August 14, 2013

    More people need to be aware of this, I see so many feeding any table scrap they want to feed the dog. Not good!

  2. Kelly W
    August 14, 2013

    Did not know about the fat trimmings. Thanks for sharing
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  3. Amber Mabry
    August 14, 2013

    I had always heard older people tell me to give my dogs onions or garlic to kill their fleas! Good to know that it’s not good for them!

  4. Ronnie
    August 14, 2013

    This is SO important to spread. Thank you for making it so clear for us.
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  5. Samantha Kelley
    November 17, 2013

    Had no idea about the food trimmings.

  6. Lisa Bourlier
    November 17, 2013

    No clue about the Onions and Garlic. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Carolyn Gates
    November 17, 2013

    Grapes is one I didn’t know.

  8. Cabrina
    November 17, 2013

    I did not know about peaches and plums. Thanks for sharing!!

  9. Jocelyn Dorsey
    November 17, 2013

    Did not know about the fat trimmings.

  10. Laura An
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea that they can’t have onions or garlic. It’s good to know now. Thank you for sharing.

  11. Billie
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know dogs couldn’t have coffee, not that mine need it or that I give it to them, lol.

  12. rebekah
    November 17, 2013

    didn’t know about the fat trimmings. thanks for sharing!!

  13. dawn
    November 17, 2013

    Didn’t know about apple seeds. We feed our dogs raw but no fruit..they don’t need it. Pumpkin is great for loose stools. Mine just played/aye with our pumpkins from halloween that weren’t carved.

  14. Rachel Rohde
    November 17, 2013

    Macadamia nuts

  15. Melanie Ramey
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea about the apple seeds!

  16. lyndsey Kacprowski toy
    November 17, 2013

    Coffee!

  17. Tammy Taylor
    November 17, 2013

    Didn’t know about the fat trimmings. I don’t feed my dog any on the list, he’s on a strict diet. But, growing up I do remember my parents feeding our dogs table scraps which had prob all those things on the list. I’m sure if they knew that they would never consider feeding them our leftovers.

  18. Wanda
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea about onions and garlic. I’ve one that snatches anything that hits the floor, onions included when I’m chopping them.

  19. notasoccermom
    November 17, 2013

    I learn more every day about dogs and feeding them. I have to wonder what these same things are doing to us.

  20. Gary Ex
    November 17, 2013

    I did not know grapes were bad for dogs

  21. Lori Jackson
    November 17, 2013

    Great article…my dog has occasionally ate grapes (yikes) and fat trimmings.

  22. Kathleen Bratcher
    November 17, 2013

    Did not realize GARLIC was a NO NO – Thanks for sharing this valuable info – my four fur babies and I appreciate it! :)

  23. Gabrielle fisher
    November 17, 2013

    You can’t feed them fat trimmings? I have been giving my dog all of our organic, grassfed protein leftovers! I’m sure the gmo corn filled dog food that most feed their dog is better for them lol

  24. Ashley Glaser
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea about apple seeds.

  25. shylah
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea about the grapes, I fed those to my dog

  26. Carol
    November 17, 2013

    I didnt know about apple seeds.

  27. Hannah Baldwin
    November 17, 2013

    Didn’t know about apple seeds.

  28. Kalisha Haywood
    November 17, 2013

    I can’t imagine someone finding giving alcohol to a doggie funny in any shape, form, or fashion. However, I wasn’t aware of the nuts being unhealthy. Thanks for the heads up.

  29. allison sauve
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know about macadamia nuts!

  30. amy guillaume linderman
    November 17, 2013

    i didnt know about the corn on the cob :( my cats eat it this is a scary list!

  31. sheila ressel
    November 17, 2013

    This is the first I’ve heard about not feeding your dog grapes or raisins. I learned something new today. Thanks!

  32. Shirley Martin-Tutolo
    November 17, 2013

    Alcohol, I have heard of people giving this to their dog as a joke which I though was terrible but didn’t know it could kill a dog.

  33. Christina bunkley
    November 17, 2013

    my dog loves to eat chips and french onion dip.

  34. Robin Van Lente
    November 17, 2013

    I never knew about grapes and raisins! I had two pugs who LOVED raisins!

    A story about fat trimmings to share with everyone – I had an older pug who had to take medication for her heart. She got smart real quick to whatever we hid the pill in. So, when hubby took a small chunk of summer sausage & hid it in there–we thought, BINGO! Unfortunately, our old girl died from acute pancreatitis, simply because we gave her pills to keep her healthy in something so high-fat and deadly.

  35. Barbara Riffe
    November 17, 2013

    Our dog ate onions. I also didn’t realize some or these things on your list.

  36. Lisa Fathauer
    November 17, 2013

    I was not aware about the grapes. My friends dog absolutely loves them. Thank you for sharing!!

  37. Angela W
    November 17, 2013

    Had no clue about the raisins. My great grandmother fed her dog everything.

  38. Sandra Hall
    November 17, 2013

    The corn on the cob surprised me! Good to know!

  39. Dottie
    November 17, 2013

    I never knew you shouldnt give a dog fat trimmings.Thanks

  40. Calien Laure
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know about the grapes and raisins.

  41. Debbie ritenour
    November 17, 2013

    Corn? Wow never knew that about the problems it can cause! I knew about the chocolate but that was it! Very enlightening!

  42. Susan Spann
    November 17, 2013

    Didn’t know about the fat trimmings

  43. Shari M
    November 17, 2013

    Corn on the cob and coffee! who knew!

  44. Staci H.
    November 17, 2013

    I knew most of those, but I didn’t realize that aople seeds had cyanide in them. Now I know what to serve at a dinner party with my enemies! ;) lol

  45. getta gomez
    November 17, 2013

    I did not know about raisins. I often share oatmeal raisin cookies with my dog and thank you so much for bringing this to my attention.

  46. Helen May
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know about grapes! Our pup was pulling them off the vine!

  47. Robyn Brooks
    November 17, 2013

    did not know about the grapes, our dogs do not like them but love carrots glad they were not on the list

  48. Melissa long
    November 17, 2013

    Didn’t realize dogs couldn’t eat grapes. Thankfully we don’t feed our dog people food, bug this list is good to know, thank you:)

  49. Jennifer Hollis
    November 17, 2013

    Most people don’t know grapes are bad.

  50. Donna George
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know about the candy. Good to have that information.

  51. Judy
    November 17, 2013

    I had no idea dogs couldn’t have peaches. Good to know!

  52. Marti Smith
    November 17, 2013

    I was not ware of the apple seeds or the coffee, Thanks so much for the info!

  53. Mary W
    November 17, 2013

    I pretty much knew all of them but Chalupa loved her Oreo’s and Hershey Kisses anyway. But also onions can kill a dog too.

  54. Alysha Jackson
    November 17, 2013

    Corn on the cob

  55. Jean Potter
    November 17, 2013

    Macademia nuts

  56. Jimalene Carroll
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know about the Macadamia nuts. My dog love a few peanuts or pistachios now and then. Its a good thing I don’t really use or buy macadamias. Thanks for the info :)

  57. laura v
    November 17, 2013

    I didn’t know dogs couldn’t eat corn on the cob, fat trimmings

  58. Hope VanBuren Chamberlain
    November 17, 2013

    my dogs love fruit…i always figured it was better than cooked foods. my dogs love apples…how do you core them when they are eating the drops when they fall from the tree on the yard. they will be impatient with me know while i core their apples, a nd not share my peaches

  59. Kim
    November 18, 2013

    Never knew about onions, garlic and chives. Make sure not to give them those or Apple seeds.

  60. Penny Galietta
    November 18, 2013

    Coffee..not that I would ever give my Alaskan malamute coffee!!

  61. dawn
    December 19, 2013

    I knew about some of these since we feed our dogs raw nut didn’t kmow about the apple seeds. We don’t feed fruit but they do get pumpkin and loved playing with the.pumpkins after halloween that didn’t get carved. Pumpkin actually helps if they are constipated or loose stools so we try to keep a can or two on hand. Eggs are good for them also..shell too but our one dog won’t eat the shell but the other will.

  62. Morgan
    December 23, 2013

    My family’s dog eats almost everything on that list. Thanks for the info!!!

  63. Esther
    January 7, 2014

    I don’t have a dog but my Aunt and Uncle do. I will let them know this information. I know I have seen my Uncle feed their dog meat from the table and I am sure they would like to read this because they really love their dog! Thanks for sharing!

  64. Michelle F.
    January 7, 2014

    Wow didn’t know about the macadamias

  65. Jennifer Clay
    January 7, 2014

    I knew about most of the items on the list. This is very important to share!

  66. holly
    January 31, 2014

    You say in your list not to feed dogs PEACHES but recipe #6 is Healthy Dog Treats – Oatmeal Peach Cookies.

    This recipe should be removed if peaches are toxic to dogs.

    • Gwendolyn
      February 28, 2014

      It is the peach pit that can be harmful. If prepared correctly the recipe is perfectly safe.

  67. Murphy
    February 18, 2014

    My owner thoroughly researched all types of bones, my vet said, the don’t like to see me eating any natural bones at all, they are too hard and can create dental issues, like cracked teeth. Those issues will present themselves later in life and can be painful and costly. They prefer I have rubber chew toys.
    Hope this is helpful, Murphy

  68. tara pittman
    February 28, 2014

    This is a big list and most people do not know about these foods. I will share with dog friends
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  69. Brenda Brown
    March 7, 2014

    This is a great post! So many people feed their dogs whatever they want.
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  70. Michelle F.
    March 7, 2014

    Those dog recipes are awesome. Love the birthday cake.
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  71. Chasing Joy
    March 11, 2014

    I am sucker for giving my dog some of my food when he begs. Its good to have a list I can reference.

  72. Jill
    April 25, 2014

    You should also add pork, pork bones and NEVER give them poultry bones because they can splinter!
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