Posts about Dangerous Foods for Pets

Turkey Bones are Not Okay for Fido

Posted by Nikki Wardle on November 26, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Dogs have been chewing on bones for thousands of years. It’s easy to assume that the need to chew is embedded deep in their DNA, and, naturally, one would think giving left-over turkey or ham bones to Fido would be a special holiday treat. Before you hand over that bone, here are all the reasons why that is not a good idea.

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Your Pets and Dangerous Halloween Candy

Posted by Nikki Wardle on October 29, 2019 at 1:15 PM

It’s that time of the year for costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating. Princesses, superheroes, and supervillains will descend to neighborhood homes for sugar, sugar, and more sugar. Halloween is a fun time for people of all ages; your dog or cat most likely has a different opinion.

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What’s the Scoop on Grain-Free Pet Foods?

Posted by Nikki Wardle on November 13, 2018 at 9:19 AM

As a pet owner, you’re always looking for ways to give them the best life possible, and that includes the food you feed your dog. But could it be possible that a trendy dog “health” food trend is harming your pet?

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Your Pet and Thanksgiving Leftover Food

Posted by Nikki Wardle on November 22, 2017 at 9:45 PM

Your Pet and Thanksgiving Food

It's time to indulge at the Thanksgiving table and eat until we all have to let out a few notches in our belts. During the festive meals of the holidays, it can be tempting to get Fido or Fluffy in on the fun and give your dog or cat a plate full of leftovers. Pause before loading up their food bowl with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, though. What looks harmless to you could spell gastrointestinal distress—or worse—for your pet. Here’s what you need to know before giving your pet any Thanksgiving leftovers.

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The Pits: Are Stone Fruits Really Dangerous for Dogs?

Posted by Nikki Wardle on July 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM

As the summer months continue to heat up, you may be tossing a few delicious seasonal treats to your dog, such as fruits and veggies. Peaches are a popular summer delight, and you may be wondering whether they're a good fit for your dog's diet. The answer is: yes, but not all of the peach. Here's how to give your dog a delicious, healthy snack of peaches this season without jeopardizing his health.

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