Yes. Some dogs are lactose intolerant, so keep an eye on your dog after she has her first bite of cheese. Mozzarella is preferable to some other cheeses because it’s lower in fat and sodium. Your dog is likely to enjoy the taste of mozzarella, but dairy isn’t a key part of the canine diet, so it’s best to serve any cheese in moderation. And discontinue serving if you notice any adverse reaction, like stomach upset or changes to your dog’s stool.
- 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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