There are countless types of cheese, therefore additional ingredients will vary. Some contain herbs, spices, wood smoke (this is the process of exposing a food to smoke to add flavor), black peppers, garlic, chives and even cranberries, which are used to add flavor. Some cheeses that are red in color have annatto in them. Many cheeses are curdled; which means that acids including vinegar and lemon juice are used or bacteria is used to acidify the cheese, which works by turning milk sugars into lactic acid.
While there are many different varieties, most cheese is high in fat, calcium, protein and phosphorus. Cheddar cheese (and other types) also has a good amount of Vitamin A. Just about everyone knows that calcium is needed for strong bones, however it is also important in other ways: It helps heart function, supports nerve transmission, aids in muscle building and plays a role in hormone secretion.
Now that we know more about the cheese that we eat, can a Pomeranian eat cheese?
If you were to do a search on this, you would find all sorts of wild, unfounded opinions. So, we're going to keep it simple and truthful, since the health and happiness of Pomeranians is our top priority.
Dogs can eat cheese in moderation, IF an owner is careful about a couple of things. It is not considered to be toxic to dogs and a bit of certain cheese can be a great addition to meals, however let's look at some important elements: