PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Turkey, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole… you’re probably salivating just thinking about Thanksgiving dinner and it’s more than likely that your dog is too!
Before everyone sits down to eat, it’s important to know which foods are off-limits for pets and it’s a good idea to inform your house guests as well.READ MORE: Thousands Protest Outside Philadelphia City Hall After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
It may be tempting to let Spot “clean up” the small pile of corn that fell off on the floor but buttered veggies should be kept away from dogs, along with gravy and anything with onions.
And before the dinner is even served make sure the food is pushed far off the ledge — even the most well-behaved pets may not be able to control themselves from chowing down.READ MORE: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States To Ban Abortion
Once the feast is over, the same goes for the trashcan.
If you absolutely have to give into Spot’s begging your safest option is to give him a small piece of plain turkey without the skin.MORE NEWS: Roe v. Wade Overturned: Officials In Philadelphia Region React To Supreme Court Ruling Allowing States To Ban Abortion
For more information and to see the list of adoptable animals visit PSPCA.org.