We may think feeding our pet from the table is harmless but certain human foods are actually deadly for animals. In this video, Dr. Louise Murray from the ASPCA explains what foods and drinks should be kept away from our beloved pets at all times. Chocolate, grapes, raisins, garlic and onions are poisonous to cats and dogs. Raw yeast, bread dough as well as alcoholic drinks are also no good. Xylitol, an artificial sweetener can lead to harmful results as well. If there’s ever a question, please steer on the side of caution and keep the food away from your pet.
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