10 human foods you should never give your dog—and 10  you can

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Chocolate: Contains theobromine, which is toxic to dogs and can cause vomiting, diarrhea, rapid breathing, and even death.

Grapes and Raisins: Can cause kidney failure in dogs, leading to vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, and loss of appetite.

Onions and Garlic: Contain compounds that can damage a dog's red blood cells, leading to anemia, weakness, and gastrointestinal upset.

Carrots: Low in calories and high in fiber and vitamins, carrots make a crunchy and healthy treat for dogs.

Blueberries: Rich in antioxidants and vitamins, blueberries are a tasty and nutritious snack for dogs.

Peanut Butter (Without Xylitol): A good source of protein and healthy fats, peanut butter can be given to dogs in moderation as a treat or used to fill interactive toys.

Cooked Chicken: Plain, cooked chicken is a lean source of protein for dogs and can be added to their regular meals or given as a special treat.

Pumpkin: High in fiber and low in calories, plain, cooked pumpkin can help regulate digestion in dogs and may alleviate diarrhea or constipation.

Plain Yogurt: Contains probiotics that can support digestive health in dogs. Choose plain yogurt without added sugars or artificial sweeteners.

Salmon (Cooked): Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, cooked salmon can support a dog's skin, coat, and joint health.

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