Can your dogs have cheese

Can Dogs Eat Cheese?

Can your dogs have cheese? The answer is YES.

In fact, cheese if a great high reward training treat, especially for puppies, and most dogs also love cheese just as humans.

Benefits of Cheese for dogs

  • Cheese are full of protein, calcium, vitamin A, essential fatty acids and B-complex vitamins.
  • Most dogs love cheese and trainers often use it for treat-motivated dogs.
  • Cheese is a good way to conceal pills for dogs that require medication.

Can dogs eat cottage cheese?

The answer is YES. Cottage cheese is low in fat and sodium, makes it a better choice to give you dog as a treat.

Can dogs eat blue cheese?

The answer is NO. The fungus involved in making blue cheeses can produce a substance called roquefortine C, which dogs can be very sensitive to.

Possible Signs of your dog ingesting blue cheese:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • High temperature
  • Seizures

If you notice your dog having any of the symptoms above, contact your vet immediately.

Lactose Intolerance in Dogs

Not all dogs digest cheese well, and while cheese contains little lactose when compared to whole milk, dogs with severe cases of lactose intolerance may have adverse reactions to cheese, even in small quantities. Observe your dog closely for signs of intestinal upset after feeding cheese for the first time, and consult your veterinarian with any questions you may have about adding cheese to your dog’s diet.