What's your choice of treats?

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Postby Deniselynn » Sat Nov 08, 2008 11:40 pm

Mother Hubbard large biscuits and mini biscuits. I plant the mini biscuits in various parts of the house and I use the "find 'em" game.

Baby carrots

Pro Nutrition fresh breath treats

Hot dogs

Cheese

Apples

Bananas


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Postby sid the muss » Sun Nov 09, 2008 3:03 am

Bully Sticks...lots of bully sticks

carrots, apples and watermelon as well

oh, i cook them skirt steak at least once a week so i guess that is a treat

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Postby L Boogie » Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:20 am

I use kibble, baby carrots, and the occasional meat.

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Postby Ruger » Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:06 am

Got Ruger some Old Mother Hubbards Meaties (to help with training) and Wellness Pure Rewards (for reg treats). He loves them and I like the fact that they don't have many unnecessary ingredients that he doesn't need. Wellness ones are a lil expensive, it's cool though. He's spoiled anyway.

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Postby satanscheerleader » Sun Nov 09, 2008 10:43 am

I usually have a handful of kibble in whatever coat I'm wearing. I'll buy some more high value treats now and again but man... I get sick of smelling like tripe or fish. roflmao

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Postby dannyd1986 » Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:27 am

I give chicken chips, bully sticks, and milk bones for treats. Rex loves Builly sticks but they are expensive to give everyday.

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Postby PCW » Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:52 am

Beef Kidney

Apples

baby carrots

broccoli

Any treats we can get for under $2 with a coupon

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Postby akaspaddero » Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:34 am

For training I use cooked Liver, cooked chicken, turkey hot dogs, mozzarella, string cheese or Natural Balance rolls.


For treats just to give the dog - like in the morning or before DH leaves for work;
I have used Mother Nature http://www.mothernaturepet.com/search/
for the past two years - but it's getting expensive

I found these at Sam's...I opened up the bag and it smelled like apples!
Dogs love it so we are trying these

http://www.samsclub.com/shopping/naviga ... tem=348855

# Real chicken provides great taste and quality protein for development and maintenance of healthy muscles and vital organ systems
# Wheat Flour is a wholesome quality source of carbohydrates and provides energy for healthy activity levels
# Peas contain natural antioxidants to nutritionally support a healthy immune system
# Cranberries are a natural source of phyochemicals for overall health and wellness
# Carrots are a natural source of Vitamin A, which helps support healthy vision.
# Unsurpassed Natural nutrition for your beloved pet
# No Animal By-products, artificial flavors, colors, preservatives
# Gourmet Taste dog’s crave
# Wholesome Natural Ingredients including essential vitamins & minerals for overall health and wellness
# Essential fatty acids for healthy skin & coat

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Postby Red Brindle » Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:53 am

A couple of people mentioned kibble and I was wondering if the more $$$ treats are better than high quality kibble. Kibble is a good size for training treats and the high quality stuff probably has better ingredients that a lot of treats, and you can buy a lot for cheap.

Has anyone tried this? We are giving it a go with Huckabee. We bought a bunch of small bags of different brands of grain free kibbles. So far so good.

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Postby iluvmypithannah » Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:11 pm

atomicjade wrote:My pup will eat basically anything. I do have the standard Meaty Bones but I try to give her a large majority of healthier snacks.. I give her tid bits of bananas, lettuce, onions (ARE these good for dogs? She likes them.) and my favorite, the cheapest and lowest calorie intake and one of her favorites.. ice cubes!


Onions are toxic for dogs!!

http://www.jlhweb.net/Boxermap/onions.html

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Postby 757 bully » Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:22 pm

whenever i cook chicken i always give riddick a few raw cube size pieves of it...he goes nuts!!!

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Postby MikeZev » Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:17 pm

dehydrated chicken breasts. recently made some dehydrated sweet potato treats.

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Postby southern_comfort » Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:32 pm

i also use the natural balance deli rolls cut up into bite-size pieces. i seriously think they might do backflips through flaming hoops for those things. newman's own brand organic dog treats are a big hit too.

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Postby SonnysMomma » Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:04 pm

For training around the house we using a training treat petsmart...I also you the NB rolls when out or boiled chicken.

First just snacks he gets milk bones, or nylabones...every now and then he gets turkey necks and this weekend his get a beef leg bone.

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Postby Emma H » Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:45 am

For training I try to find treats that are single source protein, grain-free, and with few ingrediants (idealy just one) e.g. "Wildside Salmon" dehydrated salmon cubes. Or "Pure Bites" dehydrated chicken and beef treats.


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