As the holiday season approaches, it can be more difficult than ever not to share your food with your pup. Their big, puppy-dog eyes are bound to follow you around your home while you try to eat but, according to the Huffington Post, under no circumstances should you share these fourteen foods with your dog. These foods include: alcohol, avocado, raisins, bones, walnuts, onions, dairy, grapes and mushrooms. Chocolate is a particularly notorious as a no-no for dogs, as it’s core ingredient can be toxic to your canine’s heart and nervous system.
There are, however, some alternatives to boring dog food that you can share with your dog. Purebred Breeds recommends plain baked sweet potatoes, steamed string beans, carrots, broccoli, turkey and canned pumpkins as fantastic alternatives to the more dangerous foods, you can even follow their recipes to make sure your dog has the best holiday season ever. Or, you can create some wonderful, homemade doggy treats such as peanut butter, banana and parsley bites and mint buckwheat biscuits.
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