Thanksgiving is the time to be thankful and spend time with your family and pet friends. The last thing you want to happen is taking your pet to the veterinarian clinic during your Thanksgiving festivities. That´s why we created a listing with foods to avoid and Thanksgiving food you can give your pets in small amounts if you want to give them some leftovers.
What NOT to Feed your Pets on Thanksgiving?
Find below a listing of foods to avoid when feeding pet thanksgiving leftovers:
- Turkey Skin, Drippings, Gravy, Twine, Bones and Stuffing
- Sage and Nutmeg
- Raising and Grapes
- Onion and Garlic
- Fat Trimmings, Fatty Foods and Butter
- Corn on the Cob
- Chocolate and Coffee
- Candied Yams
- Bread Dough
Thanksgiving Food you Can Share with Your Pet
Many thanksgiving favorites can be dangerous for your pet. If you do give your pet leftovers, make sure it´s a small amount of one of these dog and cat safe treats:
- Apple, Carrots and Cranberry
- Skinless and boneless well cooked turkey
- Steamed, plain green beans
- Plain, mashed sweet potato or pumpkin
- Gravy that is free of onions, garlic, spices, herbs or sweeteners
- People Food You Can Use as Natural Dog Treats
For more information and Thanksgiving tips check out: Best Pet Safety Tips for Thanksgiving. The best way to thank your dog and cat is to keep him safe! We wish you, your family and your pets a very happy thanksgiving! We hope your holidays will be filled with warm and healthy moments!