Many pet owners think one of the nicer things they can do for their pets is to feed them human food, often scraps from their own table. This actually can pose a significant health risk to your pet, however. Experts recommend that dogs and cats should not eat any human food. There are some foods, however, that are more of a threat than others.

These foods should never be given to your companion animal:sharing-your-table-with-fido-terrier

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Fat trimmings
  • Raisins
  • Grapes
  • Chicken and turkey bones
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Mushrooms
  • Raw eggs
  • Salt
  • Sugar