Human Food and Animals

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Risks of Feeding Human Food to Pets

Understanding Portion Control

Challenge: Human food portions for pets are often uncontrolled, leading to potential overfeeding.

Caloric Consideration: Even small amounts of human food can equate to significantly more calories for pets, raising obesity risks.

Obesity Concerns

Primary Issue: The main risk of feeding human food to pets lies in the potential for obesity due to unregulated portion sizes.

Dangerous Human Foods

Toxic Foods: Certain human foods pose a threat to pets due to their toxicity.

  • Chocolate: Chocolate contains substances that are harmful to dogs and cats.
  • Grapes and Raisins: These fruits can be toxic to pets and should be avoided.