Yes. Some dogs are lactose intolerant, but aged cheeses like cheddar, parmesan, and swiss contain very little lactose. Cheese is high in protein, but it’s also high in fat and calories, so share sparingly or avoid sharing cheese if your dog is carrying extra pounds.
- Use a small chunk of cheese to disguise any meds (except antibiotics) your dog needs to take orally.
- Small bits of cheese can be helpful when training or as an occasional reward.
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