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.
Yes. It's safe for dogs to eat sweet peppers. However, there's a good and bad way to feed peppers to dogs. Peppers may be rich in vitamins, but they are also rich in fiber known to be lethal when consumed by dogs in large quantities.
A spoonful of honey won’t do any harm to an adult dog. However, honey comes with a fair share of both benefits and risks. As a natural sweetener, honey poses little to no harm to dogs and humans. However, too much of everything is bad!
Yes. But dog owners should be very careful how they feed apples to their dogs. It's not advisable to feed your dog apple peels, apple cores, apple seeds, leaves, or stems for reasons that will be discussed. While it can be hard denying your dog a piece of whatever you are eating, it may be in their best interest to watch you as you enjoy some foods.
Yes. Bananas have nutrients that are beneficial to dogs. Bananas are rich in potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and fiber, making them an ideal treat for dogs. In fact, some vets recommend bananas as an alternative to salty and fatty dog treats.