How will your dog be spending Thanksgiving this year? Chances are, most of our four-legged friends will find themselves smack dab in the middle of the holiday festivities. And many will be on the prowl for turkey treats, table scraps, and dropped food particles! Here’s what dogs can and can’t eat on Thanksgiving day. Plus lots of fun ways to include your dog in the Thanksgiving feast — by making your own Thanksgiving food for dogs with these recipes OR by serving these one-of-a-kind dog-friendly Thanksgiving foods and treats that are now available in stores!
Human Food For Dogs
See if a specific human food for dogs is safe and exactly which people foods are NOT safe for dogs -- and the dangers of feeding your dog table scraps. If you're thinking of switching your dog from storebought food to a diet that includes mostly human foods (like a raw food diet or vegetarian diet)... read these tips first! Hot topics: What you need to know about dogs eating turkey and What to do if your dog ate chicken bones.
Can dogs eat turkey? Yes… but they might get an upset stomach. See which Thanksgiving dinner foods are safe for dogs, and which ones aren’t. Instead of giving your dog Thanksgiving turkey & all the fixin’s, try these easy homemade Thanksgiving dog treats — to avoid bloat & canine pancreatitis!
Wondering what to do if your dog eats chicken bones?! First, don’t panic, most likely your dog will be ok. My dog ate chicken bones and he passed them just fine — but it depends on whether your dog gulps down the bones (bad), bites them into smaller pieces (bad), or grinds them down thoroughly before swallowing them (good). Here’s what to do if your dog ate chicken bones… OR turkey bones.
Many pet owners are buying bottled dog water or they’re filtering their dog’s water instead of using water straight from the tap. Following are the best options when it comes to providing pure and clean water for your dog: filtered water vs bottled water for dogs.
Food bad for dogs may be in your kitchen right now. Here’s how to tell which foods are bad for your dog and what harm they may do to your beloved pet.
Do you know which human foods are safe for dogs and which ones aren’t? Here are 2 lists: 1) Human foods that are okay to feed your dog; and 2) People foods that you should never let your dog eat.
To liven up your dog’s meals, try adding one of these healthy human foods. Plus, there’s a list of all the human foods you can safely give to dogs, as well as a list of human foods that aren’t safe for dogs.
Do you feed your dog table scraps? Here are the reasons why you shouldn’t.
Dog owners who are vegetarians themselves (and even some veterinarians) are eager to recommend a vegan diet for dogs. The biggest question I have is, is it really healthy for your dog? Here are the pros and cons of vegetarian diets for dogs, as I see it.
Personally, I can come up with a couple of reasons as to why I wouldn’t feed a dog raw food. Basically, they are the same reasons I wouldn’t feed raw food to a person. Here’s why a lot of dog owners are feeding their dogs the BARF diet — raw food and bones.
All natural dog food is best, however, there are still some advantages and disadvantages — as with anything. Your biggest decision will be should you use store-bought natural dog food or make homemade natural dog food for your pet?
Like most of you, I’ve always refrained from giving my dogs alcohol of any kind — beer or mixed drinks — knowing that alcohol and dogs just don’t mix. But you may not know that even ICE from a mixed drink could seriously harm your dog. Here’s what you need to know…
Here are the foods to AVOID giving to your dog — human foods that are poisonous to dogs — and which are OK for pets. Plus, what you should know if you decide to offer table scraps and other people foods to your dog.