Dog owners understand that having dog treats around are an essential part of being a dog owner. Not only do they make great rewards when pets obey but they can also be a great motivator when pets are learning a new trick. Besides that, dog treats are a great way to sneak pills and other prescribed medicines into your pooch’s mouth.
For dog owners who are concerned about their dog’s health, they know how important it is to give their faithful companions a treat that not only tastes good but is also good for them. If you’re wondering what kind of treats to give your dog, here are ten of the best.
1. GREENIES Pill Pockets Treats for Dogs
Known as the number one vet-recommended choice for giving dogs medicine, these pill pockets are made with a delicious chicken flavor and are a great way to outsmart your dog when it comes to giving them their medicine. Even though capsules are shown on the front of the bag, GREENIES work just as well for liquid medicine. Available in a 60-count pack, they provide a great way to turn medicine into a healthy treat.
2. GREENIES Original Dental Chews Dog Treats
Known as the number one vet-recommended dental chew for dogs, these treats work great for getting rid of bad breath and cleaning Fido’s teeth while preventing plaque and tartar buildup. These natural dog treats contain added vitamins and minerals and are made from soluble ingredients making them easy to digest. The 130-count Value Tub with size TEENIE are for dogs weighing between 5 to 15 pounds, six months or older.
3. Zuke’s Mini Naturals Healthy Moist Training Treats
With only 3.5 calories per treat, these tasty little morsels are perfect for training. Made in the USA with natural wholefood ingredients, they are packed with antioxidants to help protect your dog from damaging free radicals. Zuke’s mini naturals contain no corn, soy, or wheat and real chicken is the first ingredient, providing plenty of high quality protein for your pet.
4. Milk-Bone MaroSnacks Dog Treats
You can feel good about giving your dog a treat with these tasty and nutritious morsels containing real bone marrow. Rich in calcium and made with a crunchy texture, Milk-Bone MaroSnacks help your dog maintain strong teeth and healthy bones. Produced in Buffalo, New York, the treats come in a 40 ounce canister.
5. PEDIGREE DENTASTIX Original Dog Treats
Consider these tasty treats a triple threat as they not only work to clean teeth, they also freshen breath and are clinically proven to reduce plaque and tartar buildup. For maximum benefit, give your dog one of these each day. These dental sticks come in an x-shape design and are specially made for adult large breed dogs. Dogs will love the original chicken flavor of these oral care treats that come in a 32-count pack.
6. Virbac C.E.T. Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews
Clinically proven to control plaque, these oral hygiene chews combine natural antiseptic activity with abrasive action and their exclusive dual-enzyme system eliminates plaque-forming bacteria. Made with select beef hide, dogs should get one per day to receive maximum oral benefits. One package comes with 30 chews and the treats come in four different sizes for small, medium, large, and extra-large dogs.
7. Nylabone Just For Puppies Starter Kit Bone Puppy Dog Chew Toys
Designed just for teething puppies, these chew toys encourage nondestructive chewing habits and satisfy their natural urge to chew. Bristles on the chew toys help clean teeth and prevent tartar buildup. Each package contains three different kinds of bones to help your puppy through every stage of teething including: chicken-flavored Puppy Bone, chicken-flavored DuraChew, and bacon-flavored Healthy Edibles bone.
8. Supreme Bully Sticks by Best Bully Sticks – All Natural Dog Treats
If you want to ensure your dog gets an all-natural treat, these supreme bully sticks are made with the highest quality, free range, grass fed, 100 percent all-natural beef. These durable and long lasting chew sticks promote dental health by scraping away tartar and plaque. In order to maintain a healthy diet, each stick is also packed with protein along with essential vitamins. These fully digestible dog treats are a great alternative to rawhide.
9. Benebone Bacon Flavored Wishbone Chew Toy
These wishbone chew toys are made with real bacon flavor right here in the USA. The patented curved wishbone is ergonomically designed to make it easy to grab a bite. Dogs will get hours of enjoyment from the Benebone chew toy. The increased surface area allows for improved scent and flavor. This product should remain intact at all times and should be replaced when showing signs of wear and tear.
10. Milk-Bone Flavor Snacks Dog Treats
Made with flavors all dogs love including bacon, chicken, beef, turkey, and sausage, these dog treats are also fortified with 12 vitamins and minerals to help keep your dog in optimal health. Made in Buffalo, New York, these tasty treats are made with a crunchy texture that helps keep teeth clean and breath fresh. When giving these treats, it’s recommended to give dogs one to five biscuits per day, depending on their body weight.