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Many vets and animal nutritionists recommend  owners avoid feeding table food to their dogs. Yet others insist “people food” can be an excellent source of nutrition for our four-legged friends. In this video, Dr. Karen Becker reveals the surprising truth about dogs and table food.     We welcome respectful comments. Stay on topic. No politics. Posts in violation of our rules are subject to removal. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

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Are Cheese and Ice Cream Safe for Dogs? Some dogs have no problem eating cheese, ice cream or any other dairy product. While others experience acute digestive upset… Such as gas, bloating, vomiting or diarrhea, whenever they eat these common people foods. That’s because… How a dog responds to dairy products depends on the animal’s ability to digest a specific nutrient found in milk. A nutrient known as lactose. What Is Lactose? Lactose is a type of sugar. One consisting of 2 sugar molecules that are tightly linked to each other. Here’s the problem… In order for a dog to SAFELY consume dairy products… The lactose these foods contain must first be split into TWO...

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