Safe Fall Foods
For Your Furry Friends
Fall is synonymous with a cornucopia of delicious foods. As the leaves change color and the air grows crisp, our kitchens fill with the aromas of apples, pumpkins, and a variety of seasonal treats. But as we indulge in autumnal delights, it's essential to know which ones are safe to share with our furry friends.
A pet-favorite, pumpkin is both tasty and beneficial for dogs and cats. Rich in dietary fiber, it aids in digestion. Ensure it's plain, cooked, and free from spices or sugar.
A crunchy treat dogs adore! Apples are rich in vitamins A and C. Remember to remove the seeds and core before offering a slice to your pup.
Low in calories and packed with vitamins, green beans can be a crunchy treat when offered raw, or a soft snack when cooked. Avoid added salts or seasonings.
These can be offered raw for a crunchy treat or cooked for a softer snack. Carrots are low in calories and high in vitamins.
Lean, white meat turkey is a fantastic protein source for pets. However, avoid giving them skin or bones, and ensure the meat hasn't been seasoned with harmful ingredients like onions or garlic.
Rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, sweet potatoes are another excellent treat for pets. Serve them cooked and unseasoned.
Packed with antioxidants, these little berries are a nutritious treat for pets. They're perfect for training rewards or just as a snack.
Note of Caution: 🚫
While these foods are safe, some traditional fall items should never be given to pets. These include grapes, raisins, chocolate, nuts (especially macadamia nuts), and any baked goods containing xylitol.