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table scrap

A piece of food left over from a meal. Don't give the dog another table scrap, I don't want him to get sick. We spend all day cooking their food, and all we get to eat are their table scraps.
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Avoid the urge to feed your pets table scraps or other foods intended for people.
It is estimated that 2.4 million dogs, 1.5 million cats and 30,000 rabbits are fed table scraps or leftovers as one of their main types of food.
Regardless of the main ration given, it is very important that you do not provide too many treats, snacks, table scraps or nutritional supplements to your pet without discussing them with your vet practice.
They were exercised regularly, knew their place in the home, and (almost) never got table scraps.
You will eat his table scraps and live for 25 years.' The dog responded, 'Lord, to live 25 years as a dog like that is too much.
Unfortunately, giving them table scraps, unhealthy food or extra treats seems like a good idea at the time, but it's not good for them.
Table scraps -- Pet food is formulated for a pet's nutritional needs, while people food isn't.
The extra calories and low nutritional value of treats and table scraps are often the biggest offenders.
In the past few months, analysts and industry associations have been talking up the problem of the digital duopoly--that most of us scramble after ad revenue table scraps left by Facebook and Google.
While I'm a huge fan of feeding table scraps to chickens and have done so all my life, it's often not a totally balanced diet.
The other half is comprised of grass, weeds, hay, excess garden produce, and table scraps. (We boil our table scraps and do not include meat scraps.) Often we rotate the boar between pens which have been planted with pumpkins, turnips, cornstalks, or grass.
The cost of struggling to survive in a broken country getting worse year by year clearly outweighs the benefits of low-wage jobs and the occasional table scraps. More people are seeing this at home.
The patient cannot have flavored medications, treats, table scraps, rawhide chews or toys that have had food in them.
Human food, rawhide and other low-fiber indulgences like table scraps could be the culprits in this very common canine condition, providing yet another reason to stick to a high-fiber pet food, particularly in susceptible dogs.