Treats That Are Actually Good For Your Dog

Every dog deserves treats and the best kinds of treats are the ones that are actually good for your dog! Many treats provide health and wellness benefits that will keep your pup healthy, happy and may even extend the life of your dog. Natural foods, the kinds we humans eat, make the best treats for dogs. All dog owners should try to incorporate natural foods into your pups diet, the benefits are endless. Here are a few ideas.

Natural Foods

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Most human foods are a great treat for your dog. Veggies and fruits make great treats with lots of health benefits. The skin off your fish is full of good things for pups! Some human foods are rich in fiber and fiber rich foods make awesome treats for your dog. Fiber helps with constipation, diarrhea and weight management. Vegetables like: pumpkin, carrots, peas, and green beans make a great treat for your pup and can be served raw or cooked. When giving human food to your pup always be sure it is safe for your dog to eat. Some human foods can be toxic to pets so make sure you are familiar with those foods that are toxic to dogs, but most human foods are better for your pup than processed dog foods and treats. Don’t be afraid to get on the natural foods bandwagon.

Frozen Yogurt Cubes

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Yogurt is full of probiotics, which can improve digestion and help fight disease in your furry family members. You can fill an ice cube tray with yogurt and put it in the freezer creating healthy little frozen yogurt treats for your dog on hot days.

K-9 Glucosamine Chews

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If your vet recommends a daily glucosamine regimen for your dog don’t shove a pill down your pup’s throat, find a delicious glucosamine chew in a flavor your dog likes and make glucosamine time a fun treat time that your pup will look forward to. Treat time is something every dog looks forward to; avoid empty calories and look for treats that will improve your dog’s health and wellness and help your pup live a longer and happier life!

Dental Chews

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Dental chews are scientifically formulated to encourage your dog’s natural chewing instinct, to help support healthy teeth and gums and reduce tartar. That’s important because tartar leads to tooth decay, which can lead to infections through the body affecting the heart and kidney and nobody wants that! Keep your pup’s chompers healthy so he can live a long and healthy life.

All these treats have added benefits. What’s your pup’s favorite treat with benefits?

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