31 Healthiest Foods for Your Dog (And the 13 You Need to Avoid!)

The dog is the best animal friend to every human, and if you are taking care of one you already know how fulfilling it can be. These pets bring joy and peace in our lives, and because of that we need to take good care of them, meaning we need to know which foods they like, so that we know how to reward them or pamper them.

However, you have to be aware of the foods which are not good for your dog and because of that you need to avoid them.

Follow reading and find both lists of healthy and unhealthy dog’s foods.

The Top Healthy Treats for your Dog

  1. Apple slices
  2. Broccoli
  3. Baby carrots
  4. Carob (but in small amounts)
  5. Coconut & coconut oil
  6. Cheese & cottage cheese (if your dog is lactose tolerant)
  7. Cinnamon (moderately)
  8. Cranberries
  9. Eggs
  10. Fruit salad
  11. Flax seed (milled or oil)
  12. Green beans
  13. Greek Yogurt & kefir
  14. Liver (moderately)
  15. Lean meat
  16. Mint
  17. Oatmeal (cooked)
  18. Parsley
  19. Peanut butter (high-quality)
  20. Peas
  21. Pears (without seeds)
  22. Pineapple
  23. Popcorn
  24. Rice
  25. Spirulina
  26. Sweet potatoes
  27. Salmon
  28. Seaweed nori
  29. Turmeric
  30. Tuna
  31. Zucchini, pumpkin, squash

The following list displays the foods which can be extremely toxic for your pet, and therefore it is highly recommended to completely avoid them, such as artificial sweeteners, alcohol, coffee, raisins, macadamia nuts, chocolate, onions, yeast dough, avocados, grapes, and so on. Here below is the complete list.

Unhealthy Pet Treats

  1. Avocado
  2. Alcohol
  3. Caffeine
  4. Candy
  5. Chocolate
  6. Coffee
  7. Garlic
  8. Gum
  9. Grapes & raisins
  10. Macadamia nuts
  11. Onions
  12. Salt
  13. Tea