Treat with a Purpose
Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff

Pomeranian begging for a treat As a dog owner, you're no stranger to "Please give me a treat" eyes. Whether for a reward, a snack, or simply a demonstration of your love, you can give treats not only for fun, but also for a purpose.

Training aids
Treats can prove invaluable during training. Small treats like our Tasty Snacks and Meaty Treats are ideal - they're easy to eat and offer minimal distraction from training tasks.

Weight loss
If your dog is on a diet, or if you prefer giving all-natural treats, try our low-fat, naturally nutritious All-Natural Biscuits and Healthy Edibles bones. These treats offer all the flavor and appeal of other treats which may not be conducive to weight loss.

A table scraps alternative
Treats can help you avoid the problems associated with feeding table scraps - begging, malnutrition, weight gain, digestive problems, and picky eating. While treats are better for your dog than table scraps, they should constitute no more than 10% of your dog's diet.

Greenies Dental health
A variety of dental treats are designed to help prevent painful, costly dental problems. Greenies® are an excellent, flavorful dental treat that eliminates "doggie breath," stimulates gums, and reduces plaque and tartar.

Satisfaction for aggressive chewers
Your aggressive chewer will enjoy protein-rich, flavorful, natural treats like Pressed Rawhide and Beef Bones which typically last longer than other treats.

A safe and fun distraction
Certain circumstances require temporary "doggie distractions." Toss a Freeze-Dried LiverSnax® into your dog's cage if he's reluctant to enter it. Or, keep an overly curious dog away from just-arrived guests with a treat-filled Kong toy.

You can rely on Drs. Foster & Smith for pleasing, purposeful treats.

  
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