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Tasty and Healthy Dog Treats

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Your furry friend is part of your family, which is loyal to the core, and he deserves the best treats. Why would you want to feed your dog those cardboard-like treats from a box when he deserves healthy dog treats? There are lots of benefits in feeding your dog nutritious, tasty treats.

All dog owners are unhappy seeing their beloved dog battle skin problems, which will eventually leave them raw and even bald in spots. In the past, the only cures available have been messy creams and sprays, pills, and smelly dips. These remedies may not help and may even worsen the problem, causing dry and irritated skin.

Switching to a more nutritious diet is a possible solution. Natural treats and food do not contain any artificial colors, flavors, or dyes. They do not contain toxic pesticides and chemical additives that can cause your dog’s skin problems. They also contain quality grains and protein that will help boost your dog’s immune system which will help prevent illness and make your dog’s skin resistant to skin infections, leading to a longer healthier life overall.

Quality food can make your dog more active and help your dog attain a healthy weight and the treats do not contain fillers so your furry friend will be only eating nutritious food and feel fuller, making him lose weight.

Yummy Suggestions for Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Cookies

Dogs love the taste of peanut butter cookies, and it’s is one of the best ways to sneak some fish oil into his diet. Fish oil helps your canine friend coat, making it soft, shiny, and healthy.

Chicken Jerky

Chicken jerky treats are full of good protein, which helps build and maintain your dog’s muscles. This tough and chewy treat keeps your dog busy and entertained.

Frozen Yogurt Pops for Dogs

If your dog likes to entertain herself by chasing ice cubes, then she may love a tasty frozen treat. You can make them yourself using a silicone mold and filling it with carrot and fruit juice to boost its vitamin content. Yogurt contains protein and calcium so it can help your puppy digest food, as well; however, some dogs, like some people, have lactose intolerance, so proceed cautiously.

Beef and Vegetable Balls

Some dogs or breed prefer meaty treats over sweet ones. They usually have a good aroma and hearty meat flavor and, like the chicken jerky, provide good protein. Soft versions of these treats are great for older dogs who have challenges with missing teeth or dogs with other dental problems and can’t chew tough treats like jerky.

Salmon Bites

Are your dog’s skin and coat dry and causing him to feel itchy? Try treats made from with wild caught Alaskan Salmon Oil and Salmon Meal that provides Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) and will help keep your dog’s skin and coat healthy. Many dogs love the taste of salmon and will enjoy the change up in treats.

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