By Karen A. Soukiasian
According to statistics compiled by the American Pet Products Association between 2009 and 2010, dog owners in the United States spent approximately $18.23 billion, on pet food and treats! That’s a lot of zeros being spent to keep your dog’s diet healthy.
We are bombarded with all kinds of advertising and warnings from the pet food industry and veterinarians for what is good and not good to feed our dogs. Granted, there are some human foods, which some dogs cannot tolerate. The key word is “some.”
That is not to say certain human foods may cause problems such as chocolate, onions or grapes.
But let’s face it, before the pet food industry blasted off into a multi-billion dollar gold mine, dogs ate and survived quite well on homemade foods and scraps.
So, before we get all upset about what we are feeding our pets, let’s take a look at a number of human foods that are actually good for them. Continue reading “Add healthy human foods to your dog’s diet”