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5 New Years Resolutions for Your Fur Friend

What would your pet’s New Year Resolutions be?  Eat an extra treat each day?  Add 20 minutes to each nap time?  Find extra table scraps on the floor?  Fortunately, our pets don’t pick their resolutions, we pick for them!  Here is a list of 5 simple resolutions that can have an enormous influence on your pet’s 2018 and beyond! (Spoiler alert: Your pet may try to guilt you on some of these but STAY STRONG PET PARENTS!)

Thanksgiving Food Safety

THANKSGIVING DINNER IS NOT FOR PETS

The best way to give thanks to your pets is to keep them safe! Share love and good times with your pets, but be carful about any food that you share.

Too many or the wrong type of leftovers can cause upset stomach or worse for your pet. If you do give your dog or cat leftovers, make sure it’s a small amount of one of these dog-and-cat-safe treats.

Skinless,bonelesss cooked turkey

Steamed, plain green beans

Plain carrots

Plain mashed sweet potatoes, or pumpkin

Gravy that is free of onions, spices, herbs or sweeteners

Cranberry

WHAT NOT TO FEED YOUR PETS ON THANKSGIVING

Turkey Bones

Mushrooms

Bread Dough

Stuffing

Chocolate

Butter

Candied Yams

Fat Trimmings

Onion & Garlic

THE BEST WAY TO THANK YOUR PET IS TO KEEP HIM SAFE!!

                         HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

                            LIZ HARGENS