All About Treats!
1 slice of bacon for a small dog is about 1/5 of the total calories he needs in a whole day!
- Canned pumpkin
- Fresh or frozen veggies, especially green beans and carrots
- Veggies are healthy, low in fat and high in fiber which will leave your pet feeling fuller
- NOTE: SOME veggies like Asparagus, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, beans can give your pet gas!
- One egg a day provides lots of protein!
- Canned Tuna and Salmon
- Canned in water!
- Contain Omega-3 fatty acids which help keep coats shiny, joints healthy and help protect the heart
- Full-fat yogurt can help with digestion and gas
- The darker and more bitter, the more harmful!
- Found in chocolate, coffee and teas
- Can cause hyperactivity and seizures
- Onions/garlic/layered veggies
- Can make red blood cells fragile and make them likely to burst
- Onion-flavored foods can cause similar problems
- Apple seeds
- Contain cyanide! Can cause rapid breathing, vomiting and seizures
- Moldy bread or large quantities of bread can cause vomiting and convulsions
- Macadamia Nuts
- Can cause temporary paralysis that last 24-36 hours
- Fatty Foods like Fries, bacon, burgers etc
- They aren’t poisonous, but can cause the pancreas to become inflamed which results in profuse diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain
VERY BAD treats
- Grapes/raisins/certain currants
- Unbaked bread dough or anything that has yeast in it will expand in your pet’s stomach, sometimes so quickly that surgery is needed to remove it
- Also produces alcohol and carbon dioxide resulting in alcohol poisoning
Weight, Calories and Your Pet
Cat Treats Calorie Chart
Dog Treats Calorie Chart
Pet Weight Translator
Veggies to Share With Your Dog