Everything You Need To Know About Dogs

Chickpeas (or garbanzo beans ) are safe for dogs when cooked and served plainly. Chickpeas become detrimental to dogs when they are mixed with other ingredients i.e., spices like garlic and onion that are known to be harmful to dogs.

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Maybe, in small quantities but it's not recommendable. Prunes (dried plums) may not affect your dog if consumed in tiny quantities. However, the high fiber and sugar content present in prunes pose serious risks to dogs. Plant foods aren't highly recommendable to dogs. A dog's digestive system isn't designed for a plant diet.

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Yes! Edamame is safe for dogs. Edamame pods are rich in omega 3, Vitamin C, and Calcium, among other nutrients that your dog can benefit from in many ways. However, since Edamame (immature soybeans) is cooked in many ways in different parts of the world, the method of preparation can determine if Edamame is safe or not for dogs.

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Yes! However, not all parts of Jicama are safe for dogs. Like apples, dogs should eat the fleshy edible part only. The skin, stem, leaves, and seeds shouldn't be eaten. The plant contains a toxin rotenone concentrated in the leaves, stem, and seed pods. Jicama is a rich source of inulin (prebiotic fiber) that aids digestion. The bulb is also rich in vitamins and minerals that are important for healthy dogs.

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Yes! There is a general consensus that herbs and spices are toxic to pets. However, the ASPCA lists basil as non-toxic to dogs. In fact, the herb has notable health benefits. Basil is packed with antioxidants which have many health benefits to both humans and dogs. A little basil can help your canine friend fight cellular damage and illnesses like cancer.

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