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With so many dog treats out there, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Do you choose peanut butter treats, rawhide, dental dog treats, or real veggies? But in all this noise, there are signals — like customer reviews — that will lead you to the best natural dog treats that will meet your needs and that your pup will love.
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From dental treats and dog biscuits to bully sticks and pill covers, here are 7 of the best-reviewed dog treats out there.
From dental treats and biscuits to bully sticks and pill covers, here then are 7 of the best-reviewed dog treats out there.
1. Annamaet Grain-Free Aqualuk Cold Water Formula Dog Treats
Annamaet Cold Water Formula Dog Treats are a big hit with dog parents — and their pups.
In particular, customers rave about the natural ingredients (including wild-caught salmon and herring), the crunchy biscuit-like texture that makes the dogs work for their snack, and the impact these healthy dog treats have on treating quality of life symptoms such as flakey coats, upset stomachs, and pet allergies.
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2. Stewart Pro-Treat Cheddar Cheese Freeze-Dried Dog Treats
Made with 100% real human-grade cheddar cheese sourced from America's heartland, Stewart Freeze-Dried Dog Treats provide pups with the high protein and calcium they need. The freeze-dried method locks in flavor and nutrients and small batch sizes ensure that quality never lags.
Some customers report using them as a delicious standalone crunchy treats while others layer them as a topper on regular meals for fussy eaters.
3. Greenies Pill Pockets Canine Hickory Smoke Flavor Capsule Dog Treats
Pill time with your pet doesn't have to be such, well, a pill. Not with these Greenies Pill Pockets anyways. These savory soft chews in the form of pouches that you can tuck a pill inside mask the smell and taste of capsule-shaped pills, which makes it easier for dogs to swallow the medicine they need to for wellness.
A mess-and-stress-free alternative to spreads like peanut butter, the Greenies Pill Pockets were also developed with input from veterinarians, and over the years they have become of the favorite dog snacks of pet parents.
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4. Barkworthies Shin Bone Stuffed with Bully Stick Blend Dog Treat
The Barkworthies Shin Bone Bully Stick Blend Dog Treat is a tough, durable product that will keep even the most aggressive chewers occupied and entertained for hours at a time.
After the beef filling has been nommed out, the chamber can be refilled will the kibble or treat of your choice to create a long-lasting dental chew. A secondary benefit is the bone's gritty texture which cleans teeth and gums and promotes a dog's dental health. WIN-WIN!
5. Newman's Own Organics Snack Bites Beef Recipe Dog Treats
Newman's human foods are made with premium ingredients so it shouldn't surprise that their pet foods, including these beefy chewy treats in the form of snack bites follow the same playbook.
Pet parents value their size (small, breakable bars), composition made from whole food (grains, gluten, corn, wheat, soy), the absence of GMOs or preservatives, and the fact that all profits yielded from products umbrellaed under the Newman's brand benefit charities. What's good for your four-legged pal's diet is also good for your wallet and conscious. YAY!
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6. Nylabone Nutri Dent Small Breeds Limited Ingredients Fresh Breath Dental Dog Chew Treats
Put dreaded doggy breath in the no-fly zone with Nylabone Dental Dog Chew Treats. These treats earn high marks for their patented 360 design that removes plaque and attacks tartar buildup munch after munch. Reviewers also liked the simple, digestible quality ingredients and the modest price, making this one of the best dog treats.
7. Nulo Freestyle Grain-Free Salmon Recipe Dog Training Treats
From "sit" to "stay," Nulo Training Treats make imprinting obedience commands a breeze — not to mention nutritious and delicious.
Formulated with salmon, chickpeas, and a boost of superfood goodness from cherries, blueberries, and honey, this tasty, low calorie treat with no fillers that is also gluten-free won't pack on the puppy pounds but it will help build a healthy bond with your pet. With only 2 calories per treat, small and large dogs alike will stay lean and trim and get fatty acids for a healthy coat and . Customers report happy dogs gobbling up the treats and mastering the skills they'll need to live their best lives.
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Bonus: Amazon Brand – Wag Treats, Chicken and Waffle Bites
Amazon's dog brand, Wag, also has tons of high-quality tasty treat options. One of the most mouthwatering treats is Wag's Chicken and Waffle Bites. Farm-raised real chicken sourced from the USA is the main ingredient, with no poultry by-products, as well as no added fillers like corn, soy, wheat, or artificial flavors. These treats look like miniature square waffles and can be given as treats, training aids, or rewards.
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