Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sick as a Dog - Which Festive Foods Are Best for Your Pooch

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Sick as a Dog - Which Festive Foods Are Best for Your Pooch

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PETS at Home is warning people not to make a dog's dinner of the festive season.

Many Christmas foods, such as mince pies and chocolate, can be harmful to canines Dr Maeve Moorcroft, head of pets at Pets at Home, says: "A pet's diet is essential when it comes to their health and wellbeing, but with all the delicious smells and tastes of Christmas it can be tempting to treat your furry friend to some delicious festive treats."

you Here's what's on the naughty and nice lists: NICE (ONLY IN SMALL AMOUNTS) ¦ TURKEY - boneless, skinless white meat.

ruff? If you this guide won't be ¦ CRANBERRY sauce - only pure cranberry sauce with nothing else added. ¦ POTATOES - plain, cooked mashed or boiled potatoes with nothing else added.

¦ CARROTS - raw or cooked, but only a small amount.

¦ PEAS - most green or mixed veg is fine for dogs. …

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