What Foods Are Safe for My Pets During the Holidays?

Dog eating holiday bone.

Nothing says “the holidays are here” like a gathering of family and friends around a table full of mouth-watering foods and sweet treats. And while you’re indulging yourself in all your traditional favorites, it’s only natural to want to indulge your pets, too. But before you slip a bite of honey baked ham to your canine or feline companion, it’s important to know that some people foods can actually be poisonous to pets

This holiday season, the team at True Care Veterinary Hospital reminds all pet families of the importance of practicing holiday pet safety, especially when it comes to food. With our tips below, you can start a new holiday dinner tradition just for your pets!


Too Many Temptations: How to Practice Good Holiday Pet Safety

cat with christmas ornaments

Few things are more exciting than celebrations with family and friends during the holiday season. And since a full 70% of us consider our pets to be family members, it’s a given that we want to share the holiday festivities with our pets. 

But easy access to holiday food, decorations, and all the parties and visitors that herald the season can spell big trouble for our pets. And nothing can ruin a holiday celebration like a trip to the animal emergency room.

Keep your holidays merry and bright with our holiday pet safety tips, and avoid a pet emergency this year.