With Holiday Fun Come Food Dangers For Your Fur-baby
The holidays are a festive time of year filled with fun and food, but it’s important to keep safety in mind so that you and your Yorkie can enjoy the season. With all of the hustle and bustle, it can be easy to give into begging or overlook a dropped morsel or two, but it’s important to keep certain holiday foods away from your pup.
Here are some of the foods to keep away from your Yorkie.
Holiday Food – Chocolate
This is one of the most well-known
Holiday Food – Cinnamon:
This spice is found in all sorts of yummy holiday treats, but it should definitely not be shared with your dog. Eating a small amount will usually not cause significant problems, but the cinnamon essential oil, often used to scent ornaments, candles, and other kinds of décor can tempt dogs to take a nibble, causing mouth blisters, vomiting, and
Holiday Food – Fruitcake:
Although more common at Christmas. Fruitcake is another dessert found on holiday tables can cause harm to your Yorkie. Fruitcakes usually contain grapes, raisins, and currants, which can lead to kidney failure if consumed by dogs.
Holiday Food – Sugar-Free Treats:
Sugar-free foods containing xylitol can be toxic to dogs. It can lead a life-threatening blood sugar drop and liver failure.
Holiday Food – Onions:
They can turn up in a number of dishes – cooked and uncooked. Onions can damage your puppies blood cells – so be watchful.
Do you have more holiday foods suggestions? Leave them in the comments below!