Can Dogs Eat Bananas? (And Other Tasty Treats)

Fresh bananas are nutritious and delicious for dogs

Americans eat a lot of bananas.  According to the USDA, in 2018 each American ate an average of 14 pounds of bananas–that’s over 50 bananas in one year! But can dogs eat bananas?  Absolutely.  Bananas are a great treat for your pooch. 

Unlike many other fruits, which have components that can be toxic to dogs, bananas are good for dogs and are high in potassium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.  As with any treats, dogs should only eat bananas in moderation.  Bananas are a great low-calorie treat and a good source of potassium, but they are also high in sugar and should not be implemented as part of your dog’s main diet.

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7 Best Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for Allergy Sufferers

Are You Allergic to Dogs?

Hypoallergenic dog breeds could be your answer. Looking for a dog, but worried about allergies? You’re not alone. As many as 3 in 10 people in the U.S. have allergic reactions to cats and dogs, according the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. While there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs, there are many types of dogs that are less likely to affect people with allergies. Here we take a look at our favorite 7 best hypoallergenic dog breeds for allergy sufferers.

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