Numerous foods that are safe and healthy for humans can be dangerous for dogs, causing severe health problems.

On the other hand, some human foods can be introduced to a dog’s diet without any problem, providing health benefits.

The following infographic includes foods categorized according to the potential risk to induce health problems in dogs.

The risk groups are:
• 0: Minimal risk if given in controlled amounts
• 1: Low risk
• 2: Moderate risk
• 3: High Risk

Before offering your dog human foods, make sure that it’s safe.

This infographic will help you to find out what are the potentially hazard and safe foods for your dog.

But every dog is unique… So remember that you should consult your vet before introducing a new food into your dog’s diet.

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Author Bio

Dora Mancha is a veterinarian and an animal lover. Dogs have always been present in her life since she was a child. At the present moment, she lives with four dogs, a Labrador Retriever, an Epagnheul Breton, a Whippet and a mixed breed dog. She writes regularly at Dog Food Selector.

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© Leung Cho Pan |


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