10 Dog Treats With Unusual Ingredients

If you are looking for something different to give your dog as a special treat, or you are trying to work around allergies, these treats with unusual ingredients are just the thing for you. Know of some other treats with unusual ingredients? Tell us in the comments! #1 – Dogs Love Kale These dog treats are made from, you guessed it, Kale! Kale is full of antioxidants and vitamins and dogs love the crunch of these USA made treats. They come … Read more

Celebrate National Dog Week Like a Smart Cookie

September 22-28 is National Dog Week, so while we always love and celebrate our pups, why not do something a little extra to show how much you care? These wonderfully delicious peanut butter I Woof You cookies from The Dog Bakery are the perfect tasty treats to share with your pooch during the special time. Or anytime! To celebrate this special event, The Dog Bakery will even donate a portion of  proceeds to animal rescue. Talk about one sweet deal. … Read more

Every Patriotic Pups Needs The Summer Barkbeque Box This 4th of July!

The 4th of July is a time for celebrating our independence with BBQ’s, iced cold drinks and fireworks. But why not celebrate your pup too? The Dog Bakery has an amazing offer designed especially for your furry friend. The Summer Barkbeque Box is packed full of sweets, treats and squeaks that your dog is going to love. This is a limited time offer, so order yours today. As an added bonus, iHeartDogs readers get over 30% off! Each fun-filled basket … Read more

Cuteness Alert! Limited Edition Easter Baskets Full of Edibles for Your Pup

Just in time for Easter, our friends at The Dog Bakery have whipped up these adorable, limited edition Easter baskets for your pup. They’re taking pre-orders now, so hurry! These cute little baskets are going fast. Each limited edition Easter Basket is filled to to the brim with homemade, all natural goodies just for your pooch. Everything in these beautiful baskets is made right here in the USA. Baskets are available in purple, pink, green and blue. Each limited edition … Read more

9 Best Homemade Dog Treats For Spoiling Your Pup

Nothing beats homemade treats, whether you’re talking about human treats or dog treats. You know exactly what ingredients are being used, you can customize recipes, and you add the one ingredient you won’t find baked into a store bought treat – love. We’ve scoured the internet and found the best homemade dog treat recipes you can use to spoil your pup. #1 – Glazed Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Biscuits Your pup will drool over these glazed biscuits and you’ll be … Read more

The Best Dog Dental Hygiene Hack Your Pup Will Love

Maintaining dental heath is one of the most important things we can do for our furry friends. Unfortunately, at-home oral care can be invasive and uncomfortable for some dogs, leaving well-intentioned pawrents clambering for an effective solution. Dental issues are frighteningly common, with the majority of dogs over three years of age already showing signs of periodontal disease. According to the American Veterinary Dental Association (AVDA), many owners do not pick up on these symptoms until their dogs are already … Read more

The Dog Treat Cookbook That’s Dishing Up Healthy Snacks For Your Pooch

Are you tired of seeing dog food and treat companies make the news for yet another recall? One week it’s salmonella contamination, the next week it’s listeria. And you’re left asking the question: “Are my dog’s treats safe?” Trust me, I know the feeling. Over the past few decades, I’ve watched a couple of my close family members’ dogs suffer from health issues as a direct result of commercial snacks. One time it was an intestinal blockage, another instance resulted … Read more

Every Purchase Of Good Reasons Dog Treats Helps Those Living With Autism And Developmental Disabilities

Do you have Good Reasons for choosing the treats you give your dog? Vicki Sylvester has been working with people with disabilities as the CEO of Community Based Services, a non-profit in Westchester, New York, for over 35 years. Community Based Services (CBS) helps those with autism and other developmental disabilities learn life skills, find assistance, and get involved in their communities through volunteer work and recreation. One of their most exciting initiatives has been Good Reasons – a business … Read more

Dangerous Dog Treats Could Be Killing Your Dog

I don’t know you, and you don’t know me. However, we both know something about each other – even though we’ve never met. We love our dogs! They’re like our children. Part of the family. And there’s not much we wouldn’t do for them. We spend countless hours researching on training tips and techniques, what the best food is, what’s the newest toy. We spend all this time and energy. Why? Love. We love to take care of our fur … Read more

If Your Dog Has Allergies, This Is Probably The Only Kind of Treats You Should Be Giving

If your dog suffers from allergies, you know how frustrating it can be to manage their diet and environment. Oftentimes, we don’t know exactly what ingredient causes the reaction. As a result, limited ingredients foods & treats have become all the rage these days with both careful pet parents and veterinarians. However, even limited ingredient foods & treats can be problematic. If your dog reacts, you still don’t know which ingredient caused the problem. Why “Single Ingredient” Treats Are The … Read more

Two Things To Always Remember When Buying Bully Sticks

Bully sticks have become the most popular dog chew in the world, and for good reason. They’re 100% digestible, unlike rawhide and many other chews on the market. They’re high in protein and low in fat, making them a healthy option even for dogs who need to lose weight. They promote dental health by scrubbing off plaque and tartar before it has a chance to stick to your dog’s teeth. They come in varying shapes and sizes, making them a … Read more

They call it crack for dogs. Except it’s healthy!

Bully sticks are a totally addictive way for your dog to get his chewing in – and that’s a good thing! It’s a fantastic alternative to rawhide, which is treated with chemicals like bleach to give it a bone-like appearance and give it a longer shelf life. Bully sticks are a single-ingredient treat, simple and preservative free! They look and taste like beef because they’re actually genuine beef! They aren’t “beef flavored” like rawhide or other chew sticks/toys. Even better? … Read more

How To Deal With Your Dog’s Autumn Allergies

Some of us sail right through the spring and summer without so much as a sniffle only to break into sneezing fits come autumn. Fall allergies in humans are typically caused by ragweed, dust mites, and mold. These same culprits can also affect our dogs, but the symptoms tend to manifest quite differently in our canine companions. Some dogs have respiratory symptoms like sneezing and watery eyes, but itchy/inflamed skin is far more common. Many dogs have a genetic predisposition … Read more

7 Reasons You Should Start Your Dog On A Krill Supplement

All marine oils are not created equal. While supplements derived from salmon and cod oils are rich in essential fatty acids, they lack natural antioxidants and are at risk for contamination. Krill supplements for dogs are a safer, highly renewable way to deliver the Omega-3 fatty acids your dog needs to maintain healthy skin, a shiny coat, strong joints, and a powerful immune system. Here are 7 important reasons you should be giving your dog a krill supplement. 1. Krill … Read more

Think Your Dog is Getting Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Their Food? Think Again.

With the endless stream of dog food recalls we’ve witnessed over the years, it comes as no surprise that consumers are just not trusting pet food companies as they used to. Contaminated food and poisonous ingredients are some of the top concerns. Adding another layer to the problem, some important ingredients claimed in the ingredients list of your pup’s food are very likely to be completely inaccurate. Which particular nutrient is this? Omega-3 fatty acids.  A majority of dog food … Read more

5 Reasons To Start Adding Fresh, Raw Food To Your Dog’s Bowl

Commercial pet food is supposed to be nutritionally complete and balanced, right? We’re not so sure, but your pup can only benefit from the added nutrients of fresh food. They’ll also enjoy a little variety in their diet when you start to add fresh foods to their bowl. Here are 5 reasons to start adding fresh, raw ingredients to your dog’s diet. #1 – Water Most dogs fed primarily kibble are always slightly dehydrated since they aren’t getting much moisture … Read more

Dog Won’t Eat the Expensive Food You Buy for Him?

Puppy Dog Eyes Dog Wont Eat

Does this paint a familiar picture? It’s meal time and your pooch is excited by the sounds of food filling his bowl. His behind is wiggling in anticipation but when you put the dish down in front of him he sniffs the food and looks up at you mournfully. Your dog won’t eat the pricey food you bought for him even though he is hungry! You’re offering your pup quality, fresh food – not old, stale food. You may rarely … Read more

RECALL ALERT: Treats May Be Contaminated With Salmonella

Loving Pets of Cranbury, NJ issued a voluntary recall yesterday on a limited number of their dog treats due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Exposure to Salmonella bacteria can cause diarrhea, fever and vomiting in pets who ingest the affected products. Humans may also be affected after handling contaminated treats. So far there have been no reported cases of illness in people or pets.   What Caused the Recall? According to the company: “The possible Salmonella contamination was due to a single … Read more

The Safer Alternative to Rawhide That Dogs Go Absolutely Nuts For

Bully sticks are becoming more and more popular and with good reason. These long-lasting treats are loved by almost every dog and they’re full of benefits. Unlike rawhide, which is made with different chemicals and some unnatural ingredients, bully sticks are full of healthy perks. 5 Reasons Bully Sticks Are the #1 Most Popular Dog Chew Many owners are often turned off by bully sticks when they find out they are made from beef pizzle (penis). But rest assured, they … Read more

Frozen Dog Food Toppers: A Great Way To Bump Up Your Pup’s Food Bowl

Looking for a fun way to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your dog’s diet? Try these frozen food toppers! If you already feed your pooch a fresh food diet then you can easily work these healthy pumpkin-based morsels into their homemade meals. If you fill your dog’s bowl with kibble, all you have to do is place one on top of their food to melt and enjoy. Plus, these little food toppers also make for great standalone treats … Read more

Proud Dog Mom Has Homemade Fresh Breath Dog Treats Your Pup Will Love!

Our friend Melissa with Proud Dog Mom has come up with a special recipe that your pups will go crazy for! And while we love our dogs little kisses, there’s nothing bad about helping your pup with fresh breath while giving them a satisfying treat. You don’t need to be a chef to whip up some tasty treats that your dog is sure to love–all you have to do is watch this video and you’ll be well on your way … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Westies Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Westies treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Weimaraners Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Weimaraners treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Vizslas Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Vizslas treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat St Bernards Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our St Bernards treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Staffordshire Bull Terriers Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Staffordshire Bull Terriers treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Shih Tzus Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Shih Tzus treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Shiba Inus Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Shiba Inus treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Shelties Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Shelties treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more