Thanksgiving is approaching, and pet owners should organize a plan to keep their buddies healthy and happy. The holiday program should be very accurate and strict. People ought to prohibit their pets to eat much more than they need to. We can all recall how unpleasant it feels like when you have a full stomach. Your pet feels even more uncomfortable after eating big loads of human foods.
You need to temper yourself and take good care of your little buddy, keeping him/ her on a diet. Evelyn Vega, who is a veterinarian and owner of Happy Pets Veterinary Center in Valencia, has claimed that during the Thanksgiving holiday a lot of veterinarians see many pets, mainly for pancreatitis. The cause of this disease could be feeding them foods which are too fat and unsuitable for animals.
Unfortunately, some pet owners treat their buddy as a garbage bin, throwing away all the food crumbs into their plate. This kind of practice could seriously damage the health of your dog or cat. If your pet starts vomiting, lethargy or diarrhea, you should immediately call your veterinarian and get an appointment. Your buddy could suffer from pancreatitis for being fed too much food.
When you take part to the Thanksgiving dinner together with your whole family and your cat or dog is longingly staring at you as if begging for food, don’t feed him or her what you were eating. Vega indicated that pet owners should prepare unseasoned meat or boiled vegetables for their lovely buddy, making him/ her feel almost like a family member. Nevertheless, Vega does not argue that it is ok to feed your pet human food but only in small portions and only if it is healthy food.
Pets should not be fed spicy food or rice. If you are used to eating junk food, your pet could be more affected by this type of foods than your body is. Vega assured every pet owner that it is allowed to fed your dog or cat some lean and white meat, but never fat dark meat. If you want to give them a special but healthy meal, then you should buy your buddies some specific treats. You could also search for some online recipes which would be suitable for them.
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