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Thanksgiving table scraps can be harmful to your pet

MISSOURI (KFVS) -

Thanksgiving is all about gratitude and sharing a meal with family and friends. For many pet owners their furry family members are scurrying about begging for leftovers.

You may not realize that even the smallest of table scraps can be harmful to your pet.  

The Humane Society of Missouri offers these tips:

  • Don't feed your pet anything they're not used to eating
  • Poultry and ham bones can be dangerous to dogs so don't feed them to your pet
  • Fat drippings are too much for your pet to handle
  • Pumpkin is a natural stool softener for dogs and cats, and can cause diarrhea and
  • Make sure your guests don't spoil them with leftovers from the meal.

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