what are some healthy treats to give my yorkie that are either easy to make @ home or found in almost any store?
on Jul 30th 2009
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Gracie answered on 7/30/09. Helpful? / 1
We love the Crunchy Treats! They have blueberry, apple, and carrot...my personal favorite is blueberry! We love these! Mom also makes us some treats. She mixes organic yogurt and blueberries and freezes them in ice cube trays and we get these every so often! Sometimes she does it with pumpkin too! They are really yummy!
Maverick answered on 7/30/09. Helpful? / 2
A little of the dog's regular kibble works fine. Also, Cheerios. What matters to the dog is that you are giving him a treat.
Aster answered on 7/30/09. Helpful? / 0
My dogs get Merrick dog bones. I also use dog food to. I will buy a can of dog food and stuff it in there kong and freeze it or I will just give it to them as a treat. I will give my dogs yogurt, peanut butter, pumpkin, sweet potato and fruits and vegetables. The dog treats you can find at almost any pet store are the ones I have listed. You can also get Avoderm dog treats, you can find these in almost any petstore to.
I hope these helped!
Carrots or apples. Shove pieces of them into a kong mixed with some wet food or peanut butter and that'll be a treat your dog will love.
My owners give me DentaSticks. They are found in most all food stores,Walmart, and pet stores. And, am told that they are affordiable. They are easy to digest, taste great,and clean my teeth.
Keona answered on 7/30/09. Helpful? / 0
Though they may not be the healthiest item for your pooch if over-fed, hot dogs of an inexpensive brand are great treats. They can be cut into small pieces, and take absolutely no time at all to be consumed, thus no time waiting for your dog to eat it to get back into the training process. If you shop at a small family owned grocery store, the owner may give you hotdogs which have just reached their expiration date. Write the dog's name on the package and freeze. They will keep good for quite a while at no expense. They also do not contain the cancer causing and kidney failure causing ingredients that many hard doggie treats contain. ALL dogs love hot dogs!
K-10 Von Canein answered on 7/31/09. Helpful? / 1
jeezus Aster not Cheerios! your just adding more unnessecary carbs to his already grain-laden diet. Why not add some real meaT? at least your dog will be getting some relief.
For treats Chocolate gets low fat yogurt,carrots,apples,turkey,light greenies,and small size nylabone healthy edible bones.
Chocolate answered on 8/1/09. Helpful? / 1
Nothing beats liverwurst for giving a dog a pill! It also smears well in a Kong. I also use hard boiled eggs and baby carrots as treats. My pet shop frequently has samples of top of the line dry dog food. I will use a brand other than their regular kibble as a treat. My theory is each food has it's strengths. Plus some interesting flavors. We mix in the others for nutritional variety and less digestive upsets if food has to be changed.
Risk answered on 6/1/10. Helpful? / 1
Nutro Crunchy Treats with Carrots: www.thenutrocompany.com
Authority Liver Treats: www.petsmart.com
Nature's Recipe Crunchy Treats: www.petsmart.com
Wellness Dog treats: www.wellnesspetfood.com
Zuke's Dog Treats: www.zukes.com
Canidae Snap Biscuits:
Mother Nature treats:
We also have tried using healthy, canned dog food, rolling it out and using dog bone shaped cookie cutters to make them shaped like biscuits. Then, we placed the biscuits on a cookie sheet with tin foil and baked the treats until they were crispy. Both of my dogs loved these treats.
Brutus answered on 6/15/10. Helpful? / 0
My small dogs love baby carrots. Since it is so hot right now, what better than something cool from the fridge! In the winter my schnauzer loves some baked sweet potato with his food! Or you can buy sweet potato treats.
Maury County Mongrels answered on 6/15/10. Helpful? / 0
I like dehydrated sweet potatoes, they're chewy too :) I also like Fruitables.They have pumpkin and cranberries or pumpkin and blueberries; very yummy!
Princess answered on 6/19/10. Helpful? / 2
our pup LOVES freeze-dried liver treats (plus they are veterinarian-recommended); other options are small bits of apple, carrot & Blue Buffalo Healthy Treats (Apple/Yogurt). Gabby loves them all and they are available at Petco.
Gabriella answered on 7/20/10. Helpful? / 0
I like to give my dog bits of chopped up chicken breast, cooked with no butter or seasonings.
Sometimes bits of cheese.
Frozen vegetables are good too.
Cooked, lean chicken. Also carrots, green/sweet red peppers, cucumbers, and apples. My Yorkie also likes lettuce. Be sure to dice them into small pieces!
broccoli! big stalks for a lie down chew or cut up pieces in your pocket for behaviour rewards.
Jesse answered on 11/17/10. Helpful? / 0
Frozen green beans - I have yet to meet a dog who doesn't love them and you can virtually feed as many as you please, since they are so healthy and so low in calories.
Penelope answered on 3/16/11. Helpful? / 0
Grandma Lucy's has just come out with sweet potato CHIPS!!! They are crisp, not hard or heavy like many sweet potato treats. They RAWK!
Fruitables are great, so are veggies and pure meats.
Birdy answered on 3/31/11. Helpful? / 0