Protein in our dog food


The Importance of Protein in Dog Food

Protein is the most important part of a dog's diet. It helps to support muscle growth and repair, cell turnover and a strong immune system.

Can dogs eat chickpeas


Can Dogs Eat Chickpeas?

Yes, dogs can eat chickpeas. They are packed full of protein and fibre, helping to promote healthy digestion and strong muscles in pooches.

Dog eating eggs


Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

Yes, dogs can eat eggs and they're a really good source of protein and healthy fats, too. The omega-3 fatty acids can also contribute to healthy skin and coat.


Can Dogs Eat Butternut Squash?

Yes, dogs can eat butternut squash and it's really good for them, too. It is best served gently cooked to allow for easy chewing and digestion.


Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin?

Yes, dogs can eat pumpkin. Pumpkin is a low-calorie food that is high in fibre and essential vitamins, such as vitamin A, potassium, and iron.


Can Dogs Eat Coconut?

Yes, dogs can eat coconut in moderation. Its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties help to keep skin and coats healthy, and promote fresh breath.


Can Dogs Eat Lentils?

Yes, dogs can eat lentils. When cooked, they are an excellent source of fibre and protein, helping to keep your dog’s skin, coat and digestive system healthy.


Can Dogs Eat Spinach?

Yes, dogs can eat spinach. When fed in moderation, this antioxidant powerhouse is a great addition to a dogs diet and can help keep them fighting fit.


Can Dogs Eat Parsnips?

Yes, dogs can eat parsnips. They are an excellent source of magnesium and potassium. Start with 2 or 3 cooked, bite-sized pieces before increasing the quantity.


Can Dogs Eat Cauliflower?

Yes, dogs can eat cauliflower. Best served lightly cooked, these little trees of wonder can help digestion and provide antioxidant & anti-inflammatory support.


Can Dogs Eat Green Beans?

Yes, dogs can eat green beans. They are great for promoting a healthy digestive system, ideal for dogs with sensitive stomachs or digestive issues.


Can Dogs Eat Sweet Potato?

Yes, dogs can eat sweet potatoes and they love the taste. Feed them to your dog in bite-sized chunks and cook well to avoid choking or stomach upset.


Can Dogs Eat Peas?

Peas are safe for dogs to eat in moderation and can contribute to a healthy and happ-ea well being, alongside a nutritionally complete diet.


Can Dogs Eat Carrots?

Yes, dogs can eat carrots. When fed in bite-sized chunks and moderate quantities, carrots are the perfect crunchy snack for your pooch, packed full of vitamins.

Can Dogs Eat Broccoli?

Yes, dogs can eat broccoli in moderation. It is best served gently cooked, in bite-sized pieces to avoid choking. It should not be cooked in oil or seasoned.


Can Dogs Eat Celery?

Yes, dogs can eat celery. It is an ideal low-calorie snack which can help to keep dog's teeth fresh and clean, with lots of fibre to help ease digestion.

Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

Yes, dogs can eat strawberries. As long as they have been thoroughly washed, with the stalk and leaves removed, they make a delicious snack for your pooch.


How Much Water Should a Dog Drink Per Day?

The amount of water a dog needs per day varies based on their size, it typically ranges somewhere between 30-70 ml per kilogram of body weight.

Can Dogs Eat Ice Cream?

No, dogs should not eat ice cream. It is unlikely to cause harm in small quantities, but the heavy dairy and sugar content can give dogs an upset stomach.


Can Dogs Eat Bread?

Is bread good for dogs? Bread can actually be harmful to dogs if given in large quantities, due to its yeast content and added ingredients.


Can Dogs Eat Avocados?

We do not recommend feeding avocado to dogs. There is a risk of poison, if eaten in large amounts. Contact your vet if your dog shows symptoms of being unwell.


Can Dogs Eat Pineapple?

Yes, dogs can eat pineapple and there are lots of benefits, too. It is rich in vitamin c and riboflavin. Remember to limit the quantity and feed in fresh form.


Can Dogs Eat Apples?

Apples have a number benefits of for dogs. They're packed with fibre, vitamins and antioxidants, helping to boost your pup's health and wellbeing.


Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and fibre for dogs. Due to the high sugar content, they should be fed only in fresh form, as an occasional snack.

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Your dog's health and happiness is our main priority at Butternut. We all know that the key to keeping your pooch healthy is through good food and exercise, and whilst we've got the good food part covered, the exercise is down to you.