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What can be Mixed with Dry Dog Food?

Here’s a hot list of things that you can mix with your dog’s dry food and make the meal no less than a natural dog treat.

PROTEIN:

  • Eggs: If you decide to feed your dog an egg, simply feed them… and No butter or salt or pepper or anything else. Just an ordinary egg that can be cooked however you want, as long as it is, just the egg.
  • Chicken: Although chickens are supposedly vaccinated from contracting salmonella, even posthumously, it may not be worth the risk of infecting your dog with salmonella. So best not feed your dog raw chicken, however, smaller bits of cooked chicken might be good though. Adding a chicken broth dry dog food can help soften and make mixing the food
  • Tuna: Canned tuna is great for dogs to enjoy in moderation. Making sure that the tuna is in the can with water and not oil, as the excess oil might upset a sensitive stomach. Nevertheless, mixing it in with their food is totally okay and although it might stink the house up a bit, your dog will love a rich tuna

DAIRY:

 **MAKE SURE THEY ARE NOT LACTOSE INTOLERANT**

  • Yogurt: Simply thoroughly mix the yogurt with your dog’s food and have your dog enjoy it. Be sure not to just plop the yogurt on top or else your dog would just eat that and not their
  • Cheese: Cheese can be fed to your dog, but be sure of a few things. Firstly, make sure the cheese you decide to give your dog is 100% natural Anything processed will have your dog finding it hard to digest. Make sure it’s sliced into tiny edible bits that can be mixed in with their food.
  • Cottage Cheese: Cottage cheese that has some small curd to it is good to add to your dog’s food. And it is best to add it to dry food. The calcium in dairy products is great in strengthening the bones of young

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FOODS TO AVOID:

  • Chocolate: The reason why chocolate is to be avoided is because of this chemical called theobromine, which is safe for humans but not quite for dogs. We humans can process this chemical just fine, but a dog will not be able to break it down and in fact the darker the chocolate, the more
  • Grapes: The reason why grapes are to be avoided is because of their skin. This layer contains a substance that thins the blood in mammals. However, a human can process this “blood-thinner” much better than dogs can and can pose a fatal threat for
  • Garlic and onions: Now small amounts of garlic and onions won’t have much effect and shouldn’t be too bad. However, large amounts that are regularly implemented into a dog’s diet can be dangerous. In fact, the chemicals found inside these vegetables could potentially make your dog anemic, meaning their red blood cells are being destroyed. Best that a dog doesn’t eat these.
  • Artificial Sweeteners: Xylitol is really the main artificial sweetener to And it can kill a dog before you realize that your dog has fallen ill. So be sure that this artificial sweetener isn’t in any of the foods they eat, as even some yogurts and peanut butter can have it.
  • Additives: NEVER add salt, alcohol, or caffeine to your dog’s food or Be sure to be aware of how much is being added or implemented within as it may prove dangerous.
  • Raw meat: Lots of raw meats contain harmful pathogens that can infect and disease your dog. Best be sure to seek an opinion from your local vet, so as not to accidentally feed your dog something that their digestive system can’t exactly Always make sure the meat you serve to your dog is well cooked.

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NATURAL CHEWS:

Natural dog chews might also be a great way to supplement a healthy diet. Along with the foods you mix into their regular food, a treat that is 100% natural will also improve this general trend of health and happiness for your dog. Platinum Pet Treats is an example of a company that regularly provides dogs with 100% natural, single-ingredient dog chews with no additives or preservatives and is great for keeping dogs occupied for hours on end. They are also great for rewarding good behavior and for training while benefiting from all the healthy nutrients that come in natural chews. So be sure to consider natural pet treats when looking to spoil your dog.