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What You Can & Cannot Feed Your Dog

WHAT YOU CAN & CANNOT FEED YOUR DOG

By Susan Breslow, former Head of Publications for the ASPCA and the author of the children's book "I Really Want a Dog."

Yes, you can vary your dog's diet, as long as you don't overdo it. Table scraps and people food that's safe for pets should comprise no more than 20 percent of your pet's diet.

* Always remove seeds or pits before feeding

CALL IMMEDIATELY FOR PROFESSIONAL HELP

Contact your veterinarian or current HomeAgain members can call the Emergency Medical Hotline (a $65 value per call) at no cost if you notice any of these poisoning symptoms:

  • Abnormal hyperactivity
  • Weak or wobbly walking
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Prolonged diarrhea or constipation
  • Restlessness
  • Seizures

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