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Can dogs eat apples safely?

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It is safe for dogs to eat apples, provided the apple has been cored. Apple seeds contain small amounts of cyanide, which can be harmful to dogs over time. Any human food given to dogs should be in moderation.

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Can dogs eat apples safely?
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Other foods that dogs can eat include melon, bananas, chicken without bones and green beans. The same vitamins from these foods that help humans also help dogs. A human food that is a favorite with dogs is peanut butter. It is a great source of protein. During meals, dogs should not be fed from the table because it fosters bad habits, such as begging and whining.

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