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.

Pumpkins: 🎃

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.

Apples: 🍎

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.

Green Beans:

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.

Carrots: 🥕

These can be offered raw for a crunchy treat or cooked for a softer snack. Carrots are low in calories and high in vitamins.

Turkey: 🦃

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.

Sweet Potatoes:

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.

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