Can Dogs Eat Grains?

Do you suspect that your dog might prefer NOT to eat grains? Try our two flavors of dog food toppers and three flavors of dog treats that are grain-free (and gluten-free, too!)

Can dogs eat grains? The short answer for most dogs is “yes.”

Grains provide dogs with healthy nutrients, fats, antioxidants, and carbohydrates. The most common types of grains found in dog food are wheat, corn, barley, and rice.

Some Dogs Can’t Tolerate Grains
While it’s rare, some dogs have allergic reactions to grains which may pop up at any time, even if they’ve eaten the same dog food for years.

Additionally, as dogs get older, they might have more trouble tolerating grain in their diets or may start gaining too much weight because of grains.

Symptoms Of Grain Allergies
In dogs, symptoms of grain allergies or an intolerance for grains can include:

  • Sensitive stomachs
  • Digestive issues (including vomiting and diarrhea)
  • Skin issues
  • Excessive itching and scratching
  • Obsessive licking
  • Hair loss
  • Ear infections

Dog Food Toppers Without Grains
At Portland Pet Food Company, we make two tasty flavors of grain-free dog food toppers:

Both of our grain-free flavors of dog food toppers contain carbohydrates, but the carbs come from potatoes and yams, not grains.

Dog Food Toppers With Grains
We also make three tasty flavors of dog food toppers with grains:

Dog Food Treats With And Without Grains
In addition, we have seven tasty flavors of dog treats, three of which are grain-free — pumpkin, gingerbread, and bacon.

Flexible, Convenient Dog Food Toppers Subscription Services
For your convenience, we offer a flexible dog food toppers subscription delivery service. When you sign up for a subscription (which can include dog food toppers and/or dog treats), you'll receive 25% off your first order and 10% off all future orders. You can easily change or cancel your subscription at any time.

For more information about our grain-free dog food toppers and dog food toppers with grain, please reach out to us at support@portlandpetfoodcompany.com.

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What Is Grain-Free Dog Food
Benefits Of A Gluten-Free Diet For Dogs
Gluten Allergy In Dogs
Is Gluten Bad For Dogs