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DIY Salmon Dog Treats for Training

Our dogs show us love with sweet kisses, and we often show it back by giving them one of their favorite treats. In the case of training, however, our dog does something good and we reward with a treat to enforce the behavior. In recent studies, using food as a motivator has been proven to increase response time in dogs. This particular study found that food shortened the length of time taken to complete the response to the command. However, this difference occurred only in the early training phase and not later in the process. So, once your dog learns…

3 Dog Treats to Hide Pills In

Getting your dog to swallow a pill can be more than challenging- it can be close to impossible. Finding dog treats to hide pills in effectively is also a challenge. Dogs are sneaky when it comes to eating meds. Our dog has eaten every piece kibble of in the bowl, except the wrapped-up pill. They have also held medication in their mouth for ages just to spit it up again. We have seen it all. There is store bought option such as Pill Pockets, but they are pretty expensive. If you have a pup that needs daily medications, buying pre-made…

Wheat Free Dog Treats

Finding treats you can give your dog when they’re allergic to wheat or things like preservatives can be difficult. Store bought treats are often packed full of mysterious ingredients that lack nutritional value. There are healthier, store bought, treats that don’t contain wheat or a bunch of chemicals – but they can be expensive, and hard to come by. Instead of trying to sift through the store isles for wheat-free dog treats why not whip up a batch of your own? These three recipes for dog treats without wheat are super easy and made with ingredients that are not only…

4 Best Dog Treats for Eliminating Bad Breath

If you have a dog, then you know that sometimes their breath does not smell the best. There are many reasons that your dog could be experiencing bad breath. Fortunately, we have four dog treats for eliminating bad breath…hopefully for good. Causes of Bad Breath: There are many reasons why a dog can have bad breath, some more serious than others. It’s a good idea to know what you’re dealing with, especially if the cause needs to be checked out by a professional. Kidney Disease— If your dog’s breath smells like ammonia, then there’s a good chance you need to…

Three Ingredient Homemade Dog Treats

We need to admit something; we like to spoil our dogs a little bit. Ok, a lot – they are our babies after all! Because of this, we want them to be healthy in many ways, including what they eat. If you feel the same way and are looking to make a special treat for your dog without spending hours in the kitchen, these three ingredient homemade dog treats are where it’s at. They will get you in-and-out of the kitchen and have your fur baby begging for me. We have made more complicated treats in the past that involve…

Pumpkin Dog Treats for the Fall Season

With the fall season, everything seems to be gaining a pumpkin taste. Pumpkin, as it turns out, carries quite a lot of health benefits for dogs. Canned, unsweetened pumpkin is great for dogs and they just happen to love the taste. Pumpkin dog treats are a great way to allow your dog to share in the Fall festivities. Why is pumpkin so good for dogs? High fiber Low fat content High in iron Low cholesterol High in potassium High in beta carotene Abundance of vitamin A The high fiber in pumpkin can help with weight loss, constipation and general health.…