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Foods Dog Can Have at Your Labor Day Cookout

Labor Day = play day!By Lyndsay Marvin

It’s officially Labor Day Weekend! Labor Day is often associated with the end of summer, which is a bummer, but also a time for amazing cookouts, which is great! If you’re anything like us, you’re going to bring your dogs to your cookouts and gatherings. Dogs make everything better, especially when you have a plate of food that you can’t quite finish. They’re the best dishwashers! Since your dog is going to be surrounded by delicious food you and your friends/family are cooking,

Here’s a list of foods dogs can eat (within moderation of course).

  • Eggs (fully cooked)
  • Turkey
  • Chicken
  • Cheese (in moderation)
  • Shrimp
  • Peanut butter (without xylitol)
  • Popcorn (okay in moderation; always unsalted, unbuttered, plain air-popped)
  • Pork/Ham
  • Corn
  • Shrimp
  • Bread (small amounts)
  • Plain yogurt
  • Tuna (in moderation)
  • Honey
  • Salmon
  • Coconut
  • Peanuts
  • Cashews

Fruits and Veggies dogs can have:

  • ApplesWaiting for something to drop!
  • Bananas (as a treat only; bananas are high in sugar)
  • Watermelon (no rinds or seeds)
  • Oranges (peels aren’t toxic, but they’re rough on dogs’ digestion, so don’t feed)
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries (less than one cup)
  • Mangoes (remove the pit)
  • Blueberries
  • Peaches (fresh, not canned; cut up)
  • Pears (without pits or seeds)
  • Carrots
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Potatoes (fully cooked)
  • Broccoli (very small amounts)
  • Celery (freshens breath, too!)
  • Cucumbers

Of course, most people foods should be in moderation only. Hopefully this list gives you an idea of what Fido can and cannot eat, so you’ll both have a safe and happy Labor Day!

What people foods do you give your dog? Share in the comments below!

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SUPER SPECIAL HOLIDAY GIFTS

These are the perfect gift for the dog or cat who has everything. They get:

  • A bag of super-premium, all natural BOGO Bowl cat or dog food in the formula of your choice. (Small dog is 5 pounds, large dog is 20 pounds; small cat is 5 pounds, large cat is two 5 pound bags)
  • A Crunchkins printed holiday rawhide for your canine companions, or a Crunchkins kitty card with a fuzzy toy.
  • For our dog pals, a bag of Smartcookee treats in PB&J, The Great Pumpkin, or I Yam What I Yam flavor.
  • Four our kitty friends, two additional toys - a ball and a mouse, or two balls, or two mice, in your choice of colors (green, red, blue, purple).
  • For our dog buddies, your choice of a penguin, cow or pig stuffy from PrideBites

Here's where it gets really great! For each holiday package sold,  we will give a matching bag of food to an at-risk animal so their holidays can be brighter. THAT MAKES GIVING TWICE AS NICE!

Who would love these?

Your boss, neighbor, teacher, minister, wine club hostess, mom, dad, cousin Alma, nephew George, old college roommate, mailman, UPS person, your customers, "crazy cat lady" friend, "foster failure" friend, hairdresser, nail professional, masseuse, chiropractor, networking club friend, Secret Santa pal, quilt club buddy, the kid who mows your lawn/scoops your snow, your Realtor, your landlord, your tenants, your favorite chef or foodie, your pals at the dog park, the staff at doggie daycare or the groomer, your accountant, your attorney, your interns, your staff, your team mates, your gym mates, your "man who has everything"... or anyone else you care about and want to share with this holiday season.

To order your custom package for your favorite dog or cat email orders@bogobowl.com.

Dog Holiday Basket

Small = $34.99 + $5.99 shipping, delivers your choice of five pound bag of BOGO Bowl dog food and treat formulas and choice of toy style.
Large - $75, free shipping to your door for your choice of twenty pound bag of BOGO Bowl dog food and treat formulas and choice of toy style.

Cat Holiday Basket

Small - $23.99 + $5.99 shipping delivers your choice of five pound bag of BOGO Bowl cat food and choice of 2 toys, plus Crunchkins holiday kitty card.
Large - $46 with free shipping brings your choice of two five pound bags of BOGO Bowl cat food and choice of 2 toys, plus Crunchkins holiday kitty card.

 

 

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Don't be sad, baby!

HAS SHE GONE MAD? NO, YOUR BABY IS TEETHING!

There are many joys bringing home a new puppy though with those joys there are also terrors that come with having a new pet…one being teething.Don't be sad, baby!

Though mainly seen in puppies, both kittens and puppies can go through a teething phase, much like human infants. During this time the youngster begins to lose her baby teeth a lot like a human child. That’s when an increase kittens may begin gnawing on her owners and puppies may look for a chair or shoe to test their teeth.

The best thing to do is to get rubber bones or any other appropriate toy to redirect the chewing, says Dr. Camille Telleen of All Creatures Small Veterinary Clinic. There are also toys you can put in the freezer like the ones human infants use when they are teething.

“I have actually been called out for an emergency because a pet owner saw their puppy was bleeding in the mouth. It ended up being because of losing a baby tooth,” Telleen says.

Other remedies to help sooth your pet's aching gums include letting your puppy chew on an ice cube or massaging her gums.

Fear not pet owners; Dr. Telleen assures us the teething phase normally is done by 6 months. By that time the animal will have grown all of her adult teeth.

~Intern Cait

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