There are some leftovers, from popular or traditional holiday foods, which you should NEVER feed your pets: Garlic and onions can mess with their blood. Raisins, grapes and currants can cause kidney failure. Too much sugar can cause pancreatitis, while sugar-free stuff is even worse. And turkey is only okay if it’s unseasoned.
If you’ve got fewer guests and more leftovers this year, don’t just give them to your dog. A lot of the stuff we eat at the holidays isn’t good for pets, at all. So before you give them anything, do your research. We’ve done some of it for you:
In general, avoid anything with lots of ingredients, like butter, salt, and other spices. Here are some of the worst leftovers for pets: