Dog’s digestive systems are quite different from us humans yet many human foods are safe and nutritious for dogs. However, you should feed your dog these foods in moderation, as larger quantities can lead to health issues. Some of the food that is safe for people can be dangerous for dogs. Here, we’ll be looking at safe human food for dogs. Safe Human Foods For DogsYou should consult your veterinarian before giving human foods to your dog, if he has :diabetesweight issuesfood sensitivitiesliver or kidney diseaseother health concernsWhat Dogs Can Eat Carrots Carrots are a healthy food option for your dog. Chewing a carrot can help to remove plaque from their teeth and promotes good oral health. Also, carrots are believed to be a good source of vitamin A, which is beneficial for a dog’s immune system, skin, and coat. However, excess of it can be toxic, so feed your dog carrots in moderation. Apples Apples are a great source for most of the vitamins, including vitamins A and C, fiber, which can help in a dog’s digestion. However, rotten apples can lead to alcohol poisoning. Rice If your dog’s stomach is upset, plain cooked white rice can be a good option as it is easy to digest and helps in binding stool. Fish and Chicken Salmon, shrimp and tuna are all safe for dogs to eat and good sources of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins. This helps to keep a dog’s immune system healthy, maintains the digestive system and promotes blood circulation. It is important to cook fish properly before feeding it to a dog, as uncooked fish is not safe because of harmful parasites. Also, plain and boiled chicken is a good option when your dog has an upset stomach. Pork and Turkey Unseasoned and cooked pork is safe for dogs but shall be given in small portions as the high fat content is hard for dogs to digest. Cooked plain and unseasoned turkey is a good source of protein for dogs. But you should always remove the fat first before giving it to your dog. Harmful Human Foods For DogsFoods that are harmful for your dog, includes:AlcoholChocolate, coffee and caffeineXylitol Avocado and Cherries Avocados contain persin that is toxic for dogs and it can cause vomiting and diarrhea.Cyanide in cherry pits is poisonous and can also choke or block the intestines if swallowed by your dog.Chocolate, coffee, and caffeine Caffeine products contain chemicals called methylxanthines, which are highly toxic to dogs and cause vomiting, increased heart rate, seizures and in some cases, death.Citrus fruits Citrus plants and their fruits contain citric acid which can cause an upset stomach if not given in a smaller quantity. In larger quantities, citric acid can lead to depression.Ice cream It is not suitable for dogs due to its high sugar content and also, some dogs are lactose intolerant.Raw eggs Raw eggs can lead to biotin deficiency in dogs, which affects the health of their skin and coat. Final Parting Words…It is very important to keep the foods or substances that are dangerous for dogs out of their reach. Whenever you are in doubt about a particular food, always consult with a veterinarian before giving it to your dog.