Monday, January 6, 2014

Table scraps can lead to pet obesity, other illnesses

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

JACKSON – Holiday leftovers often end up in Rover’s dish, but those tasty morsels can lead to more than just an upset stomach.

Dr. Sarah Garcia, veterinarian in the Department of Clinical Science at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, said veterinary professionals advise against feeding table scraps to any pet because they can cause health problems. more...