Before you set the table for the big day, make sure to read through this list so that your dog stays safe and happy during the holiday. Thanksgiving is a time of family, fun, and food, but it can be dangerous for your dog if you do not know what foods are harmful to them. These 8 holiday staples are actually dangerous for your dog to consume. Make sure to take note, and let your holiday guests know of these potential threats as well – you don’t want Uncle Al sneaking Fido something dangerous under the table during the big holiday meal!
8. Turkey Skin
Turkey is a staple at almost every Thanksgiving feast. But did you know that foods high in fat, like the turkey skin, can actually be very harmful for your pooch? The skin holds onto all of the butter, spices, marinades, and oils that were used to cook the turkey and is very hard for your dog to digest. Sometimes, injesting high fat foods can lead to pancreatitis. It’s best to resist the urge to let your dog eat the turkey scraps that get left behind after carving, even though they may have a dynamite begging face.
This popular holiday seasoning tastes delicious in stuffing and on the turkey, but it actually contains essential oils that are dangerous for your dog and can cause indigestion and an upset stomach.
This next food is a popular pre-dinner snack that can be very dangerous for your dog….