Thanksgiving: Protecting Your K9 It may be sweet, but not for your dog

By: Camp Bow Wow | Published 11/09/2021


The end-of-the-year holiday season has begun and that means  decorations, tempting baked goods and holiday foods, holiday plants  and more! 

That also means seasonal dangers for your family dog! 

Refresh your memory below with the items that need to be kept away  from your curious dog, their begging eyes and open mouths! 

Thanksgiving Holiday Foods
The popular holiday and ingredients below should always be kept out of reach of your dog to avoid potential choking or upset tummies!

  • Bones, Fat & Skin
  • Stuffing & Gravy
  • Onioins, Leeks & Chives
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Creamed Peas
  • Grapes/Raisins
  • Mushrooms
  • Spices
  • Walnuts, Pistachios & Macadamia Nuts
  • Baked Goods * especially store-bought that may contain xylitol)
  • Alcohol, Egg Nog, Beer & Wine
  • Coffee & Tea
  • Raw dough
  • Blue Cheese & Dressing

Thanksgiving Decorations

~ Candles & Potpourri  
~ Exposed electrical wires 
 for decorations 
~ Batteries for decorations 
~ Indian Corn 
~ Candy/food wrappers/foil 
~ Plants including: 
 ~ Autumn Crocus 
 ~ Gardenia 
 ~ Chrysanthemums 
 ~ Hydrangeas 
 ~ Baby’s Breath 
 ~ Amaryllis 
 ~ Thanksgiving Cactus 
Also, keep all dirty dishes, pots, pans and trash safely out of reach of  curious noses and mouths! Place all trash in a closed container in the  garage or behind a closed and secured door

Disclaimer: This information does not constitute professional veterinary advice. Always work with your regular licensed vet when it comes to your dog and their specific medical history, overall condition, age and breed.  





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