Menards Home Improvement Topic - May is National Pet Month

You can celebrate by adopting a pet from your local shelter or rescue. Every pet deserves a forever home! If you can’t adopt a pet there are a number of ways you can help out. Donations of time, talent or supplies at a local shelter or rescue are a great way to make a difference in a pet’s life.

HELPFUL DONATION ITEMS

• Food/Water and food bowls/Canned tuna in water

• Toys/Collapsible tunnels/Cage scratchers for cats

• Dog beds/Leashes/Harnesses/Collars

• Bleach/Dish soap/Sponges

• Paper towels/Kleenex/Newspapers

• Zip lock bags

• Grooming tools

Help keep your pet safe by watching what they eat. It is important that your pet has a nutritious and balanced diet every day. Know what foods make your pet sick and those that are safe.

FOODS NOT TO FEED YOUR PET

• ALCOHOL

• AVOCADO

• CHOCOLATE, COFFEE AND CAFFEINE

• STEMS, LEAVES, PEELS AND SEED OF CITRUS PLANTS

• COCONUT AND COCONUT OIL

• GRAPES AND RAISINS

• MACADAMIA NUTS

• MILK AND DAIRY

• NUTS

• ONIONS, GARLIC, CHIVES

• RAW/UNDERCOOKED MEAT, EGGS, AND BONES

• SALT OR SALTY SNACK FOOD

• XYLITOL

• YEAST DOUGH

TASTY TREATS YOUR PET WILL LOVE

• APPLES W/O SEEDS STEMS OR LEAVES

• ORANGES

• BANANAS

• WATERMELON W/O SEEDS

• LEAN FULLY COOKED SKINLESS MEAT

• CARROT STICKS

• GREEN BEANS

• CUCUMBER SLICES

• ZUCCHINI SLICES

• COOKED WHITE RICE

• COOKED PASTA

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