Holiday Time Has Started – Food To Watch

Here’s to everyone celebrating with their families and friends in Canada for Thanksgiving.  Hope you all enjoyed a long weekend and your Yorkies got lots of love from everyone who was visiting.So the holiday’s have started – Halloween & American Thanksgiving is just around the corner!Did you know that when polled, 56% of petMD readers admitted to sharing Thanksgiving table scraps with their pets?

What Yorkie Thanksgiving Foods Are Safe?


Turkey can be a wonderful lean protein to share with your yorkie. Make sure that you remove any excess skin or fat, don’t let them eat any bones and stick with white meat.

Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes are a great, filling vegetable to share with your yorkie. Potatoes aren’t harmful to yorkies, be aware of additional ingredients used to make mashed potatoes. Cheese, sour cream, butter, onions, and gravies are no-no’s in a yorkie’s diet.

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is just fine for yorkies but watch the amount of sugar in it. If you want to give them some, use very little.

Macaroni & Cheese

Only give your yorkie macaroni and cheese, if you know your yorkie’s stomach handles dairy alright. If you are unsure though, it may be best to just give plain macaroni.

Green Beans

Plain green beans are a wonderful treat for pets. Fresh vegetables are an excellent addition to any diet. If the green beans are included in a green bean casserole though, be aware of the rest of the ingredients in it.Your yorkie’s diet is dependent on their individual needs. Loki loved frozen vegetables and yet Rosie is very picky about what food she eats. Also, take into consideration the dental health of your yorkie. Rosie needs her veggies cute small because they are easier to chew.We would love to hear how you have shaped your yorkie’s diet. Comment on this article or join our Facebook community!

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