PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A reminder that Thanksgiving feasts could be hazardous to your pets’ health. An expert explains that there are holiday inspired treats that you can make for dogs and cats to keep them occupied at gatherings.
Poultry bones could make your pets choke or cause internal damage.READ MORE: Ericka Brair Killed In 'Crime Of Passion' Day Before She Was Due To Testify In Court
Onions, garlic, raisins, chocolate and sugar substitutes like Xylitol can be extremely toxic to dogs and cats, according to Dr. Jennifer Maniet.
She is a staff veterinarian with Delaware County based pet insurance company, Petplan.Ocean County Couple Among Those Missing In Building Collapse Near Miami
“They can cause anywhere from kidney failure to liver failure life threatening anemia, seizures,” she said.
And to keep your pet from begging at the dinner table, there are recipes you can make for your pet that will not harm them.
“Things like pumpkin puree, unflavored plain yogurt, sweet potatoes, bananas, carrots and peanut butter,” she said.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Board Of Education To Officially Rename Andrew Jackson Elementary School
You can find more information on how to make pumpkin smoothies, turkey medallions, sweet potato cookies and other treats for your pets by clicking here.