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26Nov 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Your Dog

Maria Leindecker

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Your Dog

Thanksgiving is an important day that is celebrated to show your gratitude for all the wonderful things that happen in your life. People love to celebrate this day with their friends and family by cooking turkey and various other delicious food items. It is the time when everyone including your dog is in a festive mood. If you are hosting a party on thanksgiving eve, you will definitely keep in mind the food that you prepare for your dog would be special and different from others. But if you are attending someone else’s party, then you should mention to them about the special food your dog would require. 

Here are some of the most essential aspects that you must keep in mind while preparing for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Party Ideas

#1 Attending  A Thanksgiving Party At Your Friend’s House: 

Different dogs show different behavior when it comes to socializing with other people. Some dogs are extremely friendly whereas some might take some time to build a rapport. So this might leave you in a dilemma whether you take your dog to the party or not. Leaving them behind on such a festive eve would not be good. So what to do? How will you ensure that your dog is included?

Well, most of the time the dogs are quite excited when you dress them up and take them out.  

Here are some of the most interesting ways to keep the spirit of the holiday alive for all.

  • If your dog is friendly and can easily socialize with people, then you can take him or her to visit a friend or relative who may be in need of some company
  • You can arrange a puppy play date with a few of your pooch’s closest pals. It would be best for them, as they will spend quality time playing around and enjoying delicious meals. 

Being a pet parent, you must understand that you are the favorite person of your pet in the world, so you must ensure to acknowledge him or her on this family-oriented day.

#2 Pay Attention To The Food You Would Be Providing On The Eve Of Thanksgiving: 

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Thanksgiving eve can never be complete without a grand feast where all the family members are sitting around the table and enjoying the food. At such times, it becomes extremely tempting to include your furry family members in the over-indulgences of the holiday. But you cannot be casual with the dog food even on this day. You must keep them away from the toxic food that can create problems for their digestive system. 

While treating your dog on Thanksgiving day, always ensure that you are considering their health conditions and then prepare something delicious or get them their favorite food from the pet stores.  Here are some of the best pet-friendly Thanksgiving bites that are considered safe for most dogs as well as cats.

  • You can bake some holiday-themed treats for your dogs such as Cranberry Cheese biscuits or Turkey and Sweet Potato Meatballs. Your dog would love to have them.
  • You can even prepare pumpkin puree as a Thanksgiving treat for your dogs. (Even if you have a cat, she will love it). 
  • Along with these amazing Thanksgiving treats, you can prepare some yummy veggies, although be careful with any cooked in butter, oils, or with bacon.

#3 Dressing Up Your Dog For The Thanksgiving Eve:

Thanksgiving is around the corner and by now you might have decided what outfit you would be wearing on a special day. But what about your dog? Have you thought about how you would be dressing up your dog? If you haven’t planned it yet, don’t worry. You can get an amazing collection of dog clothes such as sweatshirts, jackets, vests, tutu dresses, dog bandanas, dog collars, bowties, and a lot more at one and only premium online pet store – Sassy Dog Fashions. Along with the clothes, you can get exciting pet accessories to make your dog feel special on the day. You can ensure that the fabric used in the dog clothes is premium cotton and it will make your dog feel soft and comfortable to move around. 

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#4 Arrange After Dinner Dog-Friendly Activities: 

You can gather all the friends of your dog and arrange some fun activities for them so that they feel happy too when you are spending time with other family members. These fun activities would make them feel happy and cheerful and it would be a perfect opportunity for you to curl up with your dog, giving him some cuddle time. 

Summary

Well, your dog might not be knowing how to read the calendar but they can feel the festive vibes around them. Thanksgiving is a special eve for everyone, so don’t make your dog feel left out. These are some of the most interesting ways in which you can celebrate Thanksgiving day with your dog. 

 

 

 

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