NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As the first full week of 2016 comes to a close, many are still keeping up with their New Year’s resolutions.

But this isn’t only a time for humans to get back in shape. What about that extra piece of turkey you slipped your dog under the table this Thanksgiving or that ham you gave your cat after Christmas dinner was over?

READ MORE: MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing Masks

Dr. Taylor Truitt stopped by the CBS2 studio on Saturday with a few tips on how to make it a healthy new year for your pet too.

READ MORE: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pay Visit To New York City

Click on the video player above for all you need to know.

MORE NEWS: Public Meetings Begin On Controversial Congestion Pricing Plan