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We at Mountainview Animal Hospital, strives to provide the best quality veterinary medical and surgical care for your pet. We couple this with a truly caring attitude and a friendly, knowledgeable staff that wants to keep your pet healthy and safe.
Mountainview Animal Hospital is a three Doctor practice that serves pets and their owners in the Hudson area. The hospital is set up for both complete outpatient and in-hospital care for your pet. Mountainview Animal Hospital also provides a full range of surgical procedures for your pet.
*********************************Top Tips for Feeding Pets Thanksgiving Leftovers*********************************
Turkey: In moderation
A small amount of lean, light meat is okay to treat your pet, but try to steer away from skin, fat, and dark meat. Cooked bones are a definite no-no as they can splinter and cause choking or damage to your pet’s digestive system.
Turkey Gravy: Avoid
Gravy usually contains high amounts of fat which is not healthy for your pet. Fatty foods can cause gastrointestinal upset in your pet.
Mashed Potatoes: In moderation
Mashed potatoes that are prepared bland and light (read: without heaps of butter and heavy cream) can be an okay snack to slip to your pet, but if they are loaded with fat and salt, then it’s best to avoid feeding them.
Any mashed potatoes prepared with garlic, onions, scallions, or chives should definitely be kept away from pets as these foods are toxic to dogs and cats.
Stuffing often contains those ingredients that are toxic to pets such as onions, chives, garlic, and scallions. Plus, with the added butter, stuffing is likely a fatty treat that your pet does not need.
Cranberry Sauce: Avoid
Plain cranberry sauce is usually quite high in sugar which pets just do not need in their diets. Others may contain raisins or grapes which are toxic to pets, so it’s best to keep the cranberry sauce away altogether.
Homemade Rolls: In moderation
A bit of bread here or there is okay to toss to your pet, so long as it’s not slathered in butter.
Green Bean Casserole: Just the beans
Like many other vegetables, green beans can be a great snack for dogs. However, casseroles often contain onions and creamy mushroom soup which are not good for dogs. So skip the casserole and stick to the beans when treating your pet.
Corn: just the corn, no cobs
While some pets may have corn allergies, others can manage munching a few cooked corn kernels just fine. Just be sure to keep the cobs away, as it can cause an obstruction if your dog attempts to eat the entire cob.
Candied Sweet Potatoes/Yams: Avoid
Candied, sugary, buttery goodness is a delightful dessert for humans, but does not offer any nutritional value to pets and is best not to be shared.
Foods cooked with Xylitol or other artificial sweeteners: Avoid
While you may be making the healthier choice by cooking with artificial sweeteners over the real thing, sweeteners containing Xylitol are poisonous to animals, and potentially deadly to dogs.