Healthy Dog Treats: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What makes for a good dog treat?
A good dog treat is one that can address the dietary needs of the dog. Commercial dog food today is lacking in the proper nutrients and vitamins that truly support a healthy animal. The nutritional facts of dog food are calculated BEFORE the kibble is processed. Healthy Dogtastic dog treats can help make up for the inadequate nutrition in some dog foods.
What should I look for on dog treat labels?
• Items that are simply not good for dogs including artificial colors, sugar, flavors, and preservatives. • Lower-quality ingredients like meat by-products. • Avoid anything with salt, syrups, and molasses. • Pet parents that have dogs with allergies should avoid wheat, soy, and corn. • Corn & wheat gluten • Butylated Hydroxyanisole or BHA. • Butylated Hydroxytoluene or BHT. • Ethoxyquin. • Food dyes including Blue 2, Red 40, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, and 4-MIE. • Propylene Glycol or PG. • Rendered fat.