Today’s Post will be short and sweet. It’s something I feel very passionate about.
Don’t feed people food to your pet. Table food. Human food. Table scraps. Whatever you want to call it, dogs and cats need to eat dog and cat food (respectively).
Anything you add to your pet’s diet has the same effect as taking something away from his food: it imbalances his diet.
Some human foods are actually OK, even to a hardcore food fanatic like me. I will approve of carrots and green beans for overweight dogs. Either can be good as a treat or to provide fullness before meals.
What we need to avoid is sweet, fat and dangerous foods.
Trimmed fat from meat.
Food you left on your plate. Don’t scrape this off into his food bowl or save it to put on top of his dog food.
See you Monday, Dr. Randolph.