Although their ancestors were primarily carnivores, dogs today are omnivores. They eat a variety of foods, including meat, vegetables, fruits, carbohydrates and dog food. More »

Duck is a suitable source of animal protein for dogs to eat, according to Dogs Naturally Magazine and petMD.com. Dogs thrive on meat-based diets although they are omnivores and can also eat certain types of plant foods, ... More »

Some reasons that dogs refuse to eat are sickness, unfamiliar surroundings, being picky and recent vaccinations, explains WebMD. Owners should seek veterinary care when a dog suddenly stops eating to check for illnesses ... More »

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Dogs are omnivores and can enjoy a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Many are beneficial, but some should be avoided. Below is a partial list of fruits dogs may safely enjoy. More »

The urge to scratch the floor or ground before lying down may be residual instinct from a dog's ancestors. Scratching helped remove sticks and stones, even out the ground and make it into a hole for sleeping. More »

Dogs chase cars because their predatory ancestors hunted by running down prey to exhaustion. To this day, swiftly moving objects stir a dog's instinct to run down the "prey" even if the "prey" is an inanimate object, suc... More »

Although dogs are omnivores, garlic, onions, chocolate and grapes are highly toxic to them. Fruit seeds and pits in general should be avoided; those that are not toxic often present choking hazards to canines. Nuts, mold... More »