can dogs have yogurt

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  • What kind of yogurt can dogs eat?

  • According to Purina Senior Nutritionist Jan Dempsey, 鈥淭he best kind of yogurt is plain or even non-fat plain. Just be sure it鈥檚 yogurt without artificial preservatives or any sweeteners.鈥?There are yogurts your dog can enjoy and may even be good for him.

  • Is yogurt bad for dogs with liver disease?

  • Even a small amount of xylitol-sweetened yogurt is toxic for dogs and may lead to liver failure because it accumulates in the liver tissue. It鈥檚 also best to stay away from yogurt flavored with fruits or any type of 鈥渕ix-ins鈥? as these frequently have added sugar in the form of syrups and may also use artificial sweeteners.

  • Is xylitol in yogurt bad for dogs?

  • Dogs should never eat any yogurt containing xylitol, a common sweetener in human foods. Even a small amount of xylitol-sweetened yogurt is toxic for dogs and may lead to liver failure because it accumulates in the liver tissue.

  • Can I give my Dog yogurt with antibiotics?

  • Since antibiotics kill bacteria, yogurt can help your pup get back (or maintain) some of the good bacteria in their gut. Another benefit of yogurt is that it can be used to hide medication. If your dog is hiding from a pill, consider mixing it into some yogurt.