Which cheesecake is your favorite? New York Cherry? Oreo? Turtle? Mmmmm cheesecake…oh sorry, got a bit distracted there. Who doesn’t love cheesecake? Cheesecake is a classic dessert. It’s rich in cheese, sweet and cakey. Cheesecake is so beloved that it can be found in nearly every American grocery store and many restaurants.
Can dogs eat cheesecake, however?
We’ve listed everything dogs can and cannot eat.
Can Dogs Eat Cheesecake
Yes! Cheesecake can be eaten by dogs in theory. Cheesecake can be eaten in moderation as long as it does not contain any ingredients that could cause harm to dogs. It’s a good moment to remind people that cheesecake is not safe.
How to give your dog cheesecake
These are some things to remember before you whip up cheesecake for your dog.
Cheesecake should be only given to dogs in moderation. Cheesecake, like many desserts, contains many ingredients that are safe but not for dogs. This delicious dessert contains sugar, cream, and dairy. Cheesecake can also be high in fats, which can lead to excessive weight gain.
Don’t give your dog cheesecake that contains xylitol. This natural sweetener can be found in sweets and used as a substitute for sugar. It is easy to digest for humans, but small amounts can cause serious side effects in dogs. Most cheesecakes made in mass production contain xylitol. However, it is worth asking your local bakery for clarification.
Can dogs eat cheesecake if they are lactose intolerant?
No! Cheesecake should not be given to dogs who are lactose intolerance. Cheesecake, due to its high dairy content can cause digestive problems in dogs suffering from lactose intolerance.
How to feed your dog cheesecake
When you first start giving your dog cheesecake, it is important to only give your dog a small amount. You should continue to watch your dog after you’ve done this. You should keep an eye on your dog for 24 hours.