Thanksgiving foods your pets can and cannot eat

According to the American Kennel Club, dogs can have the following (in reasonable amounts):

  • Turkey, Chicken, Beef (remove all bones)
  • Ham
  • Shrimp
  • Salmon
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Bread (with no raisins)
  • Popcorn
  • Corn
  • Honey
  • Coconut

Avoid the following in dogs: Can cause MANY bad health problems

  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Avocado
  • Raisins
  • Grapes
  • Chocolate
  • Cinnamon
  • Ice cream
  • Almonds
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Alcohol
  • Nutmeg
  • Mushrooms
  • Energy drinks
  • Fatty/fried foods

Cats can eat – but again only in moderation:

  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Grains
  • Vegetables (though many stick their nose up at it)
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Butter

Avoid similar foods as with dogs due to toxicity

  • Alcohol
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Raw fish and eggs
  • Coffee, tea and energy drinks