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5 Pet-Safe Autumn Foods (And 3 to Avoid)

The leaves are changing and the temperature is falling — autumn is finally here. Pet parents are picking out Halloween costumes, purchasing winter coats, and even inviting pets to indulge in some of their favorite seasonal treats.

5 Autumn Foods to Share With Your Pet

Some foods just taste better from September through November. Here are five that you can safely share with the four-legged members of your family:

3 Autumn Foods That Are Dangerous for Pets

While those autumn favorites are safe for the whole family, keep your dogs and cats away from these potentially-hazardous foods:

Your Pet’s Diet

Healthy or unhealthy, human foods aren’t really meant for pets. While you might not consider broccoli or cauliflower a treat, it’s important that foods from the table never make up more than 10% of your pet’s diet. Always opt for plain, unseasoned foods and consult with your veterinarian before making any updates to your pet’s diet.