Choosing Dog Treat Ingredients
When you first start to bake for your dog, you may find that the dog treat ingredients seem different or unusual. Or it may seem as if there are too many choices of ingredients for your homemade dog treats.
Choosing healthy and nutritious ingredients for your dog treats doesn't have to be confusing, all you need is some basic knowledge. Then you will be able to easily navigate through any dog treat recipe, make substitutions and customize it for your dog.
Are Dog Treat Ingredients
Making You Confused?
First you need to know what is on the list of
foods poisonous to dogs, and then avoid them so you can make safe dog treats!
We will also discuss:
- Baking Flour: All purpose white flour is not the only flour you can use in your treats. Why not try wheat, rice or barley flour, to name just a few.
- Meats: Of course you can use chicken, beef or turkey. But did you know you can also use venison, liver and salmon? Learn about the different qualities of meat, no matter what the type or cut you use.
- Fruits and Vegetables: There are so many beneficial vitamins and minerals in fruits and vegetables. They are also great for helping an overweight dog shed a few pounds. Be sure to add a wide variety to your homemade dog cookies.
- Fats: You may bake dog treats at home to get rid of the excess fats, but did you know that there are beneficial fats? Learn what they are and when to use them.
- Peanut Butter: One of the most loved ingredients is hiding a secret. Find out what it is before you bake a peanut butter dog treat recipe.
When you choose ingredients of the highest quality, not only does it make your dog feel good, but you too!