As the holidays are fast approaching, food will be coming from all directions. Make sure the food doesn't make its way into your pet's mouth.
While many things we eat are relatively harmless to our pets, many things can make our pets incredibly sick. Even something as seemingly harmless as giving your dog a turkey bone can have disastrous consequences.
Who really wants to spend a late night at the vet clinic with their beloved pet having surgery to have a piece of bone removed from its stomach or throat?
Even that "little piece" of turkey (or stuffing or pie or anything else that might be on the dinner table) has the potential to give your pet an upset stomach (complete with vomiting and/or diarrhea) or pancreatitis (with possibly worse vomiting and/or diarrhea than just an upset stomach, likely requiring one of those after hours vet visits and maybe hospitalization).
So, remember, table scraps and pets don't always mix. If your pet begs, defer its attention to its food or treats, or, alternatively, relocate your pet to a different room or its crate. Your pet will thank you later.