Safety Tip to Ensure Four-Legged Friends Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving

Humane Society of Missouri shares Thanksgiving pet safety tips that are easy-as-pie

  Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather around delicious food and express gratitude for the blessings in life. Pet owners may want to include their furry friends in quality time throughout the special day, but it’s important to make sure they’re kept on a tight leash and away from harmful table scraps.

   The Humane Society of Missouri offers these easy-as-pie tips to help keep dogs, cats and other four-legged friends safe this Thanksgiving:

   Avoid New/Abnormal Foods

Avoid feeding your pet anything they are not used to eating, even if it falls in the same food group as something they are used to. For example, even if your pet is accustomed to eating chicken, turkey could still make them sick. Other popular Thanksgiving foods you should avoid feeding pets include:

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