Dogs at Christmas: Here are 7 Christmas Foods You Should Never Give Your Adorable Dog – And Some Festive Leftovers You Can
Food is one of the most important parts of Christmas celebrations for most families, but there are several items on your plate that could be harmful to pets if they get their paws on them.
Animal experts on the financial site argent.co.uk researched which festive foods your dogs should avoid and which leftovers they can eat in moderation.
Salman Haqqi, Pet Insurance Specialist at money.co.uk, explained: “As we move into the holiday season, many of us will want to make sure our pets can participate in the celebrations. But it’s important to remember that they can’t eat the same foods humans do.
“Before giving your dog anything that is not his usual food or treat, it is worth doing some research to find out if it will be harmful to your furry companion.
“To avoid mishaps at home while you are busy making Christmas dinner or opening gifts, secure the area so your dog cannot reach surfaces and be sure to notify your family members of the dangers of giving away pieces of their dinner. “
So here’s what to avoid and what can be safely put in the dog’s bowl as an extra treat.
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