All Posts by Gemma Johnstone

About the Author

Gemma is a freelance writer and official dog nut. With 15 years of experience in the pet industry, she is a passionate animal welfare advocate. She has worked for the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, ran her own specialist dog shop for ten years, has volunteered for her local rescue shelter, and is studying towards completing an Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour. Gemma is currently travelling around Europe with her wonderful rescue dog, Annie.

Three pieces of delicious caramel

Can Dogs Eat Caramel?

By Gemma Johnstone | Dog Health

Caramel might seem like a relatively harmless treat. But can dogs eat caramel? Or should you keep this sugary food away from your pup? Keep reading to find out. Caramel is a sweet treat used in baking, as an ice cream topping, and as a candy. It’s not toxic to canines, but that doesn’t mean […]

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A bunch of radishes

Can Dogs Eat Radishes?

By Gemma Johnstone | Dog Health

Radishes make a crunchy addition to salads. But can dogs eat radishes? Or should your canine friend avoid this root vegetable? Read on to find out more. The radish is an underrated root vegetable. Packed with nutrients, fiber, and a great bite, it’s the perfect addition to summer salads. Radishes are also non-toxic for dogs. […]

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Mashed potatoes in a bowl

Can Dogs Eat Mashed Potatoes?

By Gemma Johnstone | Dog Health

Creamy mashed potatoes are popular around the world (and not just at Thanksgiving!) But can dogs eat mashed potatoes? Or are they unhealthy for our canine friends? Read on to find out more. Potatoes aren’t toxic to dogs in small quantities. In fact, many modern dog foods contain this root vegetable (although this may not […]

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