Dogs are the world’s best pets. Many people prefer to have a dog as their pet as it can be very loyal, lovable and affectionate than any other pets. They try to build a strong binding with their masters and feel them as his family. So they show that much love and affection towards the people. People like to gift various types of treats for their dogs. And also, dog love to receive treats from their master. People can prepare homemade treats for their pet dogs using healthy foods materials.
There are many companies which are saying that they are manufacturing healthy treats for dogs. But actually they contain the preservatives, sugars and other fats that are not good for the health of the pet. Many pet treats like Pedigree, pressed bones, chicken crunches etc. are available in the markets as ready-made pet foods. Dogs are fond of chicken sticks and other meat foods. Over feeding of these pet treats and snacks can cause obesity problem in the dogs. They have to be provided with limited snacks to eat. Nowadays many imported pet foods, treats, and snacks are available in the online markets.
Some pet treats have been manufactured using hides of other animals like cow, horse and chicken etc. which are cleaned and pressed into chewable snacks for the pets. These chewable snacks are good for the pet dogs as they can help in keeping their jaws strong and hard and also reduces the tartar on their teeth. Like the benefits, there are few disadvantages in providing the pet with these chewable snacks. Risks like contaminations because of toxic chemical traces on the snacks, digestive problems can occur in the pets. Not only that these chewable snacks got blocked in the digestive track sometimes which can be very dangerous to the pet. Immediately the dog should be taken to the vet and have to get that blockages removed from its stomach. Otherwise, it can lead to the death of the pet.
Instead of buying these pet treats from the markets it can be a healthy treat for dogs if they are fed with vegetables and fruits. With such foods, they can get proteins, vitamins and other fatty acids that are necessary for their healthy growth. It should be kept in mind that by giving extra calories to the dog than required can harm it. There are various types of treats that can help in reducing the overweight problem of the dog by reducing the fat and calories. L-Carnitine is the ingredient that can help in reducing the weight of the pet dog. Treats with antioxidants are provided to the dogs which are aged as they may get the problem of paining joints. By using Vitamin E supplements such problems can be reduced to a large extent.