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Does your dog want to be included when you munch on Doritos?
Obviously this junk food should not be shared — at least not frequently.
You know this. It’s a no-brainer!
Doritos have all sorts of unnatural flavorings, spices and other chemicals. Your dog shouldn’t be eating anything that is heavily processed.
So here’s the deal:
Just a one-off taste won’t be harmful because Doritos aren’t toxic. That said, these branded tortilla chips are a poor choice for a treat.
Do Not Give Your Dog Doritos
It’s really best to avoid feeding any.
There are many reasons why feeding Doritos to a pet dog is a bad idea.
For one, begging is a common canine concern with corn-based snacks.
And, basically, these chips contain nothing good. Any flavor will have high levels of fat and sodium.
The top ingredient in Doritos is highly processed corn — maize is a huge topic in and of itself.
No Comfort For Canines
Junk foods, or comfort foods, serve a purpose for humans.
Got the munchies?
By all means, enjoy your Doritos!
Dogs, on the other hand, depend on their owners to provide appropriate foods based on specific nutritional needs.
Save the Doritos for you, not your dog. It is just that simple!
Lots of Better Treat Options
Consider a much better treat idea for indulging your dog.
Do not wait to come up with a snack plan while you’re busy licking the Nacho cheese flavoring from your fingers!
Many doggie snack products contain valuable vitamins and minerals. Your dog can benefit from these and they’ll have just as good of a time eating than they would with a Dorito or two or 20.
Some owners make their dogs feel special by tricking them. For example, you can show a Dorito in one hand and then toss them a healthy dog treat with the other.
Your buddy will never know the difference! And you can rest at ease knowing you aren’t providing harmful or unhealthy foods.
The Truth About Junk Food
Some owners will condone giving their dogs just about anything to eat.
Maybe they give Doritos without any clear consequences or observable side effects. This is not grounds for drawing such a conclusion.
Obviously just because your dog may not display immediate and noticeable side effects, does not mean it isn’t negatively affecting their health. Doritos are a textbook example of this!
The careless attitude that some people have about what they feed their dogs is not something to admire.
The Bottom Line
Doritos don’t make sense for your dog. Sharing is bad decision and especially if you make it a regular occurrence.
This processed junk food will eventually make your dog sluggish, not to mention the other health issues that could eventually develop.
Doritos should be off limits — no matter what flavor you have. Enforce good feeding habits with healthy treats.