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15 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Pets

Reward their selfless loyalty with a meal that won’t give them the runs

A good pet is committed and fervent loyalty to its owner — and why wouldn’t they be? Whether we’re providing them with designer booties and jackets, nutritionally balanced meals, a can of “Fur Loco,” or a soft bed laid down right in front of a roaring fire, humans sometimes put their pets’ needs above even their own. Most owners even say that their pets eat better than they do!

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Just like parents loves to spoil their children with gifts and goodies, so too do pet owners enjoy indulging their animals with treats — and this is especially true when it comes to food. Unfinished scraps at the dinner table (and sometimes even full meals) are offered up selflessly to our pets, but this benevolent act of altruism may not be so kind after all. Human food doesn’t necessarily cooperate with the guts and digestive tracts of our furry (and scaly) friends. Rich dark chocolate, decadent ice cream, and creamy avocado are some of humankind’s favorite and most sought after foods, but feeding these to pets can cause them tremendous discomfort, illness, and even death. Although many human foods are fine to share with your pets, remember there are a handful that aren’t.

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Here are the 15 foods that you should never feed your pets.