10 Simple and Totally Natural Dog Treats

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It’s obvious that all dogs like treats. But have you considered what’s contained in your pet’s favorite snack? Some dog treats come with preservatives that can compromise your dog’s health (such as Propyl Gallate, Ethoxyquin, BHT, HA, and TBHQ). These extra ingredients may trigger dog allergies, lead to annoying coat and skin problems, and even be much more detrimental than beneficial.

Here are 10 all-natural, dog treats healthy you can provide your dog with, instead of giving him store-bought snacks.

Cabbage

Cabbage is a cruciferous type of vegetable that helps with fighting cancer. Steam some cabbage and make it part of dog’s dinner–but only add a little to not upset your dog’s stomach or cause flatulence. Excess cabbage will cause gas.

Frozen sardines

These little fish are delicious and rich in omega oils. You can feed them whole since they’re very small. Freeze them for a crunchy, cool little treat.If you want to learn more about dog treats, you can visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog.

Pumpkin

Not many things are as tasty as cooked pumpkin. Add some pumpkin to your dog’s diet for extra vitamin E, vitamin C, omega fatty acids, riboflavin, fiber, as well as a healthy amount of vitamin A. But make sure to give him steamed or roasted pumpkin as pumpkin pie is loaded with refined sugar and harmful preservatives.

Quinoa

This ancient grain is perfect for dogs that are sensitive to grain and is good for settling an upset stomach, just like brown rice.

Apples

Many dogs like tasty, crispy apple slices. This is great because apples contain vitamin C, vitamin K, pectin (solution fiber), and calcium. But remove the seeds as well as core because they have harmful stuff called cyanogenic glycosides.

Carrots

Pack 1-2 baby carrots for a perfect usa made dog treats while you’re on the move. Alternatively, you may cook the carrots and pound them into your pet’s supper for a healthy, tasty addition. You can also freeze a few baby carrots to get a sweet, cool treat that will clean your pet’s teeth naturally. There are countless options.

Cheese

Most dogs really like cheese, making it perfect for rewarding your pet after training. But check those calories and remember that unripe softer cheeses are highly likely to bring stomach upsets.

Dried apricots

Dried apricots are a delicious, healthy treat perfect for indulging your dog’s sweet tooth. Mind the size of portion though. Dried apricots contain all of the nutrients in fresh ones but lack water, so only feed small portions to stop stomach upsets.

Watermelon

Watermelon contains lots of lycopene, which is an antioxidant that fights cancer and maintains healthy eyes as well.

Sweet potato

Sweet potatoes are nutritious and tasty. They contain vitamin C, B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, and niacin. You may serve dry sweet potato treats or steam and make them part of your dog’s supper.

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