HEALTH AND NUTRITION

Safe foods for dogs:

 

  • Carrots

  • Sweet Potato

  • Broccoli

  • Peas

  • Blueberries

  • Bananas

  • Apples

  • Strawberries

  • Watermelon (no rines)

  • Plain yogurt

  • Eggs

  • Pumpkin

  • Meat

 

 

 

Un-safe foods for dogs:

 

  • Chocolate

  • Xylitol (some peanut butter may contain this. Common in gum and toothpaste.)

  • Cherries

  • Raisins and Grapes

  • Onion

  • Apple Seeds

  • Caffeine

  • Walnuts

  • Mushrooms

  • Fruit Pits

 

 

All dogs’ young and old have the need to chew, make sure to monitor your new puppy closely when chewing and provide appropriate things for them to chew on. Your shoes will thank you!

Safe chews/treats for dogs:

 

  • Bully sticks

  • Water Buffalo Horns

  • Hooves

  • Antlers

  • Himalayan Chews

  • Trachea

  • Pig nose

  • Kong (filled with frozen sweet potato, natural peanut butter, plain yogurt etc.) 

  • Natural treats (training treats, jerky, etc.)

 

Un-safe chews/treats for dogs:

 

  • Rawhide

  • Cooked bones

  • Sticks

  • Flavored nylon bones

  • Bleached or dyed chews

  • Treats that contain BHA, BHT, TBHQ, Ethoxyquin, Food Dyes, and Propylene Glycol, (commenly found in many generic treat brands.)

 

 

 

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Dog Food Shopping List:

 

What to look for in a dry/wet food:

 

  • Natural preservatives (Vitamin C/E) or no preservatives

  • Meat (Chicken meal, salmon meal, lamb meal, etc.)  as the FIRST ingredient

  • Grain-Free

  • Made in the U.S.A.

 

Ingredients to avoid:

 

  • Corn and wheat gluten

  • Animal by-products

  • BHA (Butylated Hydroxyanisole)

  • BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene)

  • Ethoxyquin

  • Food Dyes (Blue 2, Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, 4-MIE)

  • PG (Propylene Glycol)

  • Rendered fat

 

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