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!
Believe it or not our articles on Thanksgiving and whether or not dogs should eat turkey are some of our most popular! Once and for all, here you'll find everything you need to know about this risks of your dog eating turkey and chicken (and bones!) and other tips for ensuring your dog doesn't get a severe case of pancreatitis this Thanksgiving.
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.
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This video provides tips for keeping your dog safe during the holidays and winter months. Plus some specific holiday safety tips for dog owners and some winter dog hazards that you should be aware of.
Having your family over this holiday season and not sure how to keep your dog safe? Here are some ideas. Plus some specific Thanksgiving day tips for dog owners. For example, do you know if dogs can eat turkey or not?