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Please do NOT be tempted to offer your dog chocolates during the festive season. Human chocolate contains Theo bromine which causes vomiting and can be fatal to your dog, so please remember to keep them well out of Rover's reach.

Also be mindful that puppies and young dogs love tinsel, and all that glitters. This too can be extremely harmful, and nobody wants to spend the festive season sitting in a veterinary surgery.

One other point. If your dog is sharing your Christmas lunch, please remember to adjust his diet accordingly, otherwise you will both be attending weight watches on New Years Day!
 

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very good advice, i am never surprised by the amout of people that give chocolate to there dogs and didnt know how dangerous it is, buy them doggy chocolate, from the pet shop,
 

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Sorry, forgot to mention fairy lights, and Christmas trees, so please remember to turn off your lights before going to work, and retiring to bed.

Poinsettias and Amaryllis are also poisonous to dogs. These plants can cause mouth or stomach irritation from eating just the smallest amounts. Phew, so much to remember!
 

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I have been told also in addition to no chocolate, its no mince pies, and no christmas cake,!!
I have just been giving her little bits of turkey and the odd carrot. That seems to keep her happy, along with a few doggy treats !
 

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My three had a christmas dinner..and loved it...but the vet says my dogs are a perfect weight...they did have chocolate...but only pet choc drops...and my daughter bought them all a bone for an extra treat!! all were happy and contented after the christmas meal! LOL!!! :p
 

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Great advice :D
I bought my dog some special dog chocolate- marbled stuff from pets at home
and some other special xmas treats,

As Dixie will be coming with us to visit family on Xmas day an boxing day I just KNOW Nana will want to spoil her so I'l be taking the special dog xmas treats so when she wants to give her something, she can give one of those.

I have a feeling nana will want to give dixie a dinner but I don't think my OH's mum will allow.. Therefore the compromise is that she can have a wee bit of leftovers after we've eaten. But not enough to unbalance her diet.

Hope there's no one spending xmas in the vet's! extra costly and unnecesarry if u are careful :D

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Jack will get nothing but his dog food...he doesnt know what christmas is and I don't want anything getting him more over-excited than he will be with all my family here...... I know, I'm a doggy-scrooge....
 
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