Category Archives: Treat Jar

The Honest Kitchen’s Haddock Filets

Hello! Happy Weekend.

Teton was lucky enough to receive two treats from his pals over at Chewy.com this month. Today I’ll tell you about the first and next week I’ll post about the second. (We sure do love Chewy.com and their treat and food offers each month. Thanks, Chewy!)

But first, a photo of Teton. (In case you forgot what he looks like since it’s been 12 years since I posted.) ;-)

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“No dogs in the front seat.” Riiiiiight. And then, after he jumps up, I turn the butt warmer on for him.

Dehydrated treats are on of Teton’s favorites. We’ve tried a lot – he doesn’t discriminate. I wonder if they smell smellier and more amazing to dogs because of the way they’re dried…

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One brand of the many that Chewy.com carries, called The Honest Kitchen, has a line of dehydrated treats that you can feed both you dog and cat. So, that’s pretty sweet.

Teton received a box of the Pure Icelandic Haddock Filets. Mmmmm. Haddock.

This is our favorite kind of treat because it has one single ingredient: dehydrated haddock.

You can’t really go wrong with just one ingredient. Unless it’s the sug or something.

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The Honest Kitchen‘s haddock filets come in portions that are about the length of a fruit leather strip. (Remember fruit leather? Awesome.) They’re much thicker than fruit leather, though. You can very easily break off a piece or two from a portion of the haddock and use it as a training treat and just as easily leave it in tact as a single serving for a larger dog.

One thing I really like about these treats is that they come in a resealable plastic bag, so I know that as long as I don’t forget to seal it right, they won’t go stale. Seemingly little things make a big difference, right?

Teton’s sniffer goes crazy when I open the bag of these haddock treats. I don’t know that he’s ever had haddock – maybe that’s why? Either way, I love that they have one single ingredient, are easy to feed, and are unique in their flavor to keep things interesting for Captain Fuzzy Butt. :-)

Check out Chewy.com’s entire assortment of The Honest Kitchen here (they even have dehydrated dog and cat food) and their line of dehydrated treats here.

One last thing…

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Dogs are the best.

Happy tails…

P.S. I’m using the new editor with WordPress so bear with me if things look wonky for a bit while I get it figured out!

Tiny Tots

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This is my latest favorite picture of Teton because I think he looks like a puppy in it. :-)

Last week Teton got a bag of Solid Gold Tiny Tots Lamb Jerky Dog Treats from Chewy.com.

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Tiny Tots are small, chewy treats that can be fed whole or be easily broken into smaller pieces.

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They’re made in the USA (California, to be exact) and are loaded with great ingredients like lamb, brown rice, oats, cinnamon, rosemary, and liquid smoke. Have you ever cooked with liquid smoke? It’s pretty amazing what it can do for the flavor of meat, sauces, and yes, apparently even dog treats.

Solid Gold has a robust assortment of dog products ranging from treats to food to supplements. They even have canned beef tripe, which is supposed to be incredible for your dog’s digestive system. (Teton hasn’t tried it in canned form but he’s had treats with tripe in them.)

The Tiny Tots that Teton’s been drooling over for the past week are great because of their size and texture. We’re watching his weight more closely these days so he doesn’t get more than 1-2 treats a day (cruel, I know) but just one of these seems to satisfy him. They’re super chewy and as a whole, not so big that I feel I have to break them up. At the same time, though, if his buddies Henley P. and Milo are over, I can break one of these in half and they’re the perfect size for little boogers like them.

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(Teton’s standard pose while I take pictures for the blog.)

Tiny Tots Lamb Jerky Dog Treats are on sale for $11.05 at Chewy.com now, so check them out if you want to try a new treat!

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Make sure you check out the rest of the Chewy.com assortment, too, because you might find fun stuff like this Kyjen Halloween Hide-A-Pumpkin Dog Toy, the Fifth Paw Doody Free Leash Attachment, or the Kurgo Pet First Aid Kit (which I think I may need to buy).

Happy tails…

Just What The Doctor Ordered

Dr. Tim, that is!

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Yep, Chewy.com sent us these beauties to test a few weeks ago and Teton has been L-O-V-I-N-G them.

What the heck are these, you ask? They’re Dr. Tim’s Natural Turkey Chips for dogs and cats.

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Dr. Tim’s Natural Turkey Chips are comprised of just one ingredient – turkey hearts. They are the size and shape of dehydrated banana chips (which are also safe for your dog!) but are relatively soft and chewy so they are perfect for young and old dogs alike.

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Chewy.com carries these treats in a 4-oz container for $14.37. While this may seem a bit steep, I believe that this particular container will last us 2+ months with my feeding Teton about 1 of these chips per day.

I had never heard of Dr. Tim’s before Chewy.com sent me these treats for Teton, but they have a nice little assortment of food and treats for dogs and cats.

Well, I hate to blog and bounce but I have the day off since it’s Labor Day and I’m out to enjoy the sun!

Happy tails…

No Lederhosen Required

Hello! Henley P. here, everyone’s favorite Thundershirt wearing Westiepoo with a guest post.

Today we’re reviewing Merrick’s Brauts-N-Tots!

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(This is me giving my mom the stink eye and the Elvis lip.)

Our good friends over at Chewy.com sent Teton a swag bag of treats and snacks and fun stuff and Teton shared with me, in exchange for a review, of course. We’re familiar with Merrick, as I eat Merrick dog food, so we volunteered to try Merrick’s Brauts-N-Tots!

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Brauts-N-Tots are fun, braut shaped crunchy treats. Love a short ingredient list! Beef, sweet potatoes, potatoes, and carrots are the first ingredients. They are also grain free and gluten free, if you are looking for those kinds of snacks.

My mom usually only gives me one at a time, because I’m only about 14 pounds and don’t need a lot of treats. I tend scarf down soft treats, but I like to take my time with the crunchy ones. These treats are delicious. The only complaint is that they tend to break up in the bag, so by the time you get to the bottom of the bag, you have more half brauts than full brauts.

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(My Auntie Shannon thinks they look more like something that came out of the cat box, but I don’t mind!)

I think I still prefer soft treats, but I definitely like these when I’m looking for something to crunch on. Merrick’s Brauts-N-Tots are available at your local pet store or on Chewy.com, on sale, for $4.49! Thanks for sharing, Chewy and Teton!

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Happy tails…

Natural Balance Dental Chews

Dental hygiene is very important to us.

If you’ve been reading Her Dog Blog for a while, you know we’ve blogged about a few different types of dental chews including Greenies, and Blue Buffalo Blue Bones. We’ve even blogged about good ol’ toothbrushin‘!

I like giving Teton a dental chew 3-4 times a week because it keeps his teeth nice and clean and his breath smelling, well, less breathy. I’ve been alternating between Greenies and Zuke’s Z-Bones so when Chewy.com offered to send Teton a bag of Natural Balance Dental Chews we were happy to give them a go! After all, variety is the spice of life.

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Natural Balance Dental Chews contain a short list of ingredients (the ones we tried – Pumpkin & Chicken Meal with Papaya – are made of pumpkin, potato starch, papaya, chicken meal, parsley, alfalfa, and a small handful of other things) and are constructed in a manner that encourages your dog to take his or her time in chewing them. That’s where the teeth cleaning comes in!

It takes Teton about 7-8 minutes to eat one Natural Balance Dental Chew, which is about the same as a Zuke’s Z-Bone but a good 2-3 minutes longer than a Greenie. (Yes, I’ve timed him.)

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(And yes, I’m a crazy dog lady.)

Natural Balance Dental Chews come in a variety of flavors and they even offer a vegetarian version. I’m willing to bet your dog will like any flavor. ;-)

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If you’re looking for dental chews for the first time or want to mix it up and give your pooch something different, give these chews a try. They’re on sale now at Chewy.com.

Happy tails…

Bully Stick Shoppe

Happy Monday! Is that an oxymoron?

About a month ago the folks from Bully Stick Shoppe contacted me to see if Teton would like to try some of their bully sticks. Teton loves a good bully, so of course I accepted their generous offer.

Bully Stick Shoppe has been selling bully sticks for over 5 years. They pride themselves on their high sourcing standards which include only selling bully sticks that are grass fed, hormone free, and free range. I like Bully Stick Shoppe because they have an easy-to-shop selection of bully sticks from the US.

Bully Stick Shoppe sent Teton two different types of bully sticks to try – the Thick & Jumbo Bully Sticks and the Braided Bully Sticks. The Thick & Jumbo Bully Sticks are made in the US and the Braided Bully Sticks are from Brazil.

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The Thick & Jumbo Bully Sticks come in either the “thick” or “jumbo” size,  5-inch or 12-inch pieces and in singles, a 25-pack, or a 50-pack.

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(The “jumbo” bully sticks are the three on the far right and the others are considered “thick.”)

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Teton’s personal favorite, though, are the Braided Bully Sticks.

Teton is Unimpresses

I am unimpressed with your blogging abilities and would just like for you to give me one of those bully sticks.

The Braided Bully Sticks are a standard 12-inches and can be purchased in singles or in a 25-pack or 50-pack.

If you’re looking for a great price on high quality bully sticks, check out Bully Stick Shoppe.

Happy tails…

Nature’s Variety Prairie Oven-Baked Biscuits

Last month our buddies over at Chewy.com sent us Nature’s Variety Instinct Raw Boost Minis to try and we’ve been hooked on them ever since. I’ve give these little nuggets to many of Teton’s dog pals and they’ve all gone crazy for them so I think that’s the sign of a treat that will become a staple in our house.

One dog in particular that loves the Raw Boost Minis is my parent’s new puppy, Milo.

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Yep. That’s Milo. Too bad he isn’t cute, right?

Anyhoo, since we loved our first Nature’s Variety treats so much, Teton and I were happy to test another Nature’s Variety treat called Nature’s Variety Prairie All Natural Oven-Baked Biscuits.

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I selected the Pumpkin & Cranberries flavor because I know Teton loves pumpkin and he hardly ever get cranberries so I thought it would be a nice change.

These treats, like all other Nature’s Variety treats, are free of corn, soy, wheat, and and all that other artificial junk that you don’t like feeding your dog. :-)

Made right here in ‘Merica, this particular flavor has only a handful of ingredients including oatmeal, pumpkin, cranberries, turkey meal, barley, cinnamon, and flaxseed.

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This is the kind of treat where, when you open the bag, you can instantly tell that they’re full of good, yummy ingredients! Y’all know that I like to test out Teton’s treats from time to time (hey, I’m a helicopter mom – what can I say?) and while I didn’t test these particular treats…I kinda wanted to because they smelled so good.

I don’t typically buy biscuits for Teton since discovering smaller training treats like Wet Noses Little Stars, Cloud Star Itty Bitty Buddy Biscuits, and Zuke’s Mini Naturals, but I really appreciate the size of these biscuits and think I would buy them again because of it.

They are roughly half the size of your “typical” biscuit which means they’re perfect for small, medium, and large dogs.

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Nature’s Variety Prairie All Natural Oven-Baked Biscuits come in four flavors: Bacon & Apple, Chicken & Cheddar Cheese, Peanut Butter & Bananas, and Pumpkin & Cranberries

A 1.12-lb bag will run you $6.99 and last you for quite a while!

Thanks, Chewy, for sending us these tasty treats!

Happy tails…