What kind of chicken can I feed my dog? Opt for boneless, skinless chicken breast and boil the chicken in water (or cook in a pressure cooker) until it’s cooked through and the extra fat has come off. Chicken can be served on its own, mixed into their dog food, or even given as a treat.
Can I feed my dog chicken thighs? Considering how many dog foods contain chicken as an ingredient, it’s a safe bet that you can feed your dog chicken. In fact, it’s a good source of protein, and cooked chicken can even be substituted for or added to his regular meal.
Can dark meat chicken give a dog diarrhea? Yes, chicken can give your dog diarrhea. The number one reason this may happen is that chicken is one of the most common food allergens in dogs. In one study, around 60% of dogs with a food allergy are allergic to chicken. Chicken can also give your dog diarrhea if they are not used to eating it.
Why is chicken not good for dogs? Chicken lacks essential nutrients needed in a carnivorous diet because it is white meat and dogs need to be on a mostly red meat based diet, with some added white meat for certain recipes. Zinc will be lacking in a mostly white meat based recipe. Since zinc will be lacking, the zinc:copper ratio will be off.