7 Surprising Foods You Can Feed Your Dog

You’re finishing dinner and you look down to see the saddest eyes you’ve ever seen. It’s your pup, of course, and he’s pining for whatever’s left on your plate. Can his little stomach handle your leftover Shrimp Scampi? Probably not. But there are a lot of foods you can treat him to. Here are the top 7 foods you can feed your dog that you may be surprised to read.

Apple Slices

A natural toothbrush for dogs- apple slices help to clean residue off a dog’s teeth, which helps to freshen his breath.

Green Beans

A solid choice if your pooch has to drop a few pounds.


Can alleviate allergy symptoms.


The omega-3 fatty acid is the key to a shiny coat.

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambling up an egg for your pup is a great way to give his diet a protein boost.


Because no one should be left out of the summer fun–just make sure to pick out the seeds.


Great for your dog’s digestive system. But make sure to only choose yogurts that do not contain artificial sweeteners or added sugars.

These are just a few of the human foods that you can toss your dog’s way. Remember to try them in small amounts. Before giving your dog any people food, do your research to make sure it’s safe.

What is your dog’s favorite food? Share it with us in the comments.

Amy Johnson

is UDR’s budding social media guru, and has been instrumental in constructing the brand’s content strategy. After graduating from University of Colorado- Boulder, she started working for UDR as a marketing intern. When she isn’t perusing the web for the perfect pins and Facebook posts, she can be found hiking somewhere with her dog Rory.

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