Can dogs eat yogurt?


Quick Answer

According to Modern Dog, yogurt is a healthy way for dogs to obtain calcium and protein. Yogurt containing live bacteria promotes healthy digestion. Yogurt made without sugar or artificial ingredients is best for dogs.

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Can dogs eat yogurt?
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Modern Dog suggests feeding overweight dogs fat-free yogurt as long as it isn't made with an artificial fat, such as Simplesse or Olestra.

Cesar's Way indicates that cheese is another nutritious dairy snack for many canines; however, some have difficulty digesting it, so an owner needs to observe his dog's reaction to this food. Since cheese is high in fat, low- or reduced-fat cheeses are good options as is cottage cheese.

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