What happens if my dog eats cat food? Dogs can certainly survive on cat food in a tough spot, but the nutrient imbalance can lead to gastrointestinal upset, obesity, and pancreatitis. Pancreatitis requires immediate veterinary care.
Why does my dog like cat food? Dogs love the smell and taste of the higher protein and fat content in cat food. If you free-feed your cat, your dog probably also loves that the food is available all day. If your dog is like most, she seems to want a treat all the time.
Can my dog get sick if he eats cat food? Cat food tends to be high in fat, calories and protein which means it’s not ideal for dogs. Dogs with sensitive stomachs may suffer gastrointestinal upset, sickness and diarrhoea after eating cat food.
Is there a food both cats and dogs can eat? There are some human foods that are safe for both dogs and cats to eat, and these include: Salmon. Bread. Eggs.