Why can’t dogs eat ham? Even the preservatives used in ham are loaded with nitrates and nitrites, which are sodium-based. In fact, salt can be toxic to dogs: it can lead to vomiting, diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination, lethargy, and abnormal fluid accumulation.
What if my dog ate half a grape? If you know your dog has ingested a grape or raisin – even just one or two – it’s important to contact your vet immediately, even if your dog has no obvious symptoms. Quick treatment is your dog’s best chance at avoiding long-term damage and death.
Can dogs eat garlic? According to the Merck Veterinary Manual, garlic and other members of the allium family, including onions, contain thiosulfate, which is toxic to dogs but not to humans.
Can dogs eat pasta? Dogs can eat plain white rice or pasta after it’s cooked. And, a serving of plain white rice with some boiled chicken can sometimes make your dog feel better when they are having stomach problems.