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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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