Majority of Dogs Overeat During the Holidays (Zoomiesode)
We’ve explored several food-related topics during the holidays because, well, the best parts of the holidays are often family and food. And dogs are family members who really like food, so… perhaps that’s why a majority of dogs overeat during the holidays. Here’s some tips on how to avoid overfeeding your dog.
A Majority of Dog Owners Admit to Overfeeding, Study Finds
Is watching your dog’s weight a potential New Year’s resolution to add to the list? More than seven in 10 dog owners admit their pup gets more table scraps during the holidays than any other time of the year.
In a poll of 2,002 American dog owners, 70 percent note they have to set boundaries with their guests about feeding their dog people food during holiday gatherings. However, there’s always one family member who can’t resist the puppy dog eyes. In fact, 29 percent point the finger at their mom as the most likely culprit to feed their dog under the table.
A good diet, even during the holidays, can help ensure many more special occasions with your pup!
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