Fortified Treats With Healthy Benefits
Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff

Fortified Treats with Healthy Benefits

Thanks to nutritional and scientific advances, many of today's dog treats are much more than fun and rewarding - they're also fortified with vitamins, minerals, and ingredients to help support good health from the inside out.

Dental Treats
Dental Scrubbies™ Treats A variety of dental treats are designed to help prevent painful, costly dental problems. Dental Scrubbies® Treats - a veterinarian-formulated treat - stimulate gums, reduce plaque, and eliminate dreaded "doggie breath." Dental Scrubbies also contain a healthy balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. If your dog prefers chewing rawhide, give mint-infused freshness that'll stop bad breath and help keep your dog's teeth clean. Reward your dog with Dental SmartBones, which freshen breath and reduce tartar buildup and satisfy his need to chew.

Joint Support Treats
Joint Guard® Crunchy Treats w/MSM Older pets often benefit from joint support products. Now you can add the benefit of joint support to treat time with products such as Joint Guard® Crunchy Treats w/MSM, SmartBones Hip & Joint Care Chews, Greenies® Hip & Joint Care Dog Treats, and Joint Jerky® TR Hip & Joint Supplement that contain glucosamine, chondroitin, and other joint support ingredients commonly recommended by veterinarians.

Calming Treats
Ultra-Calm® Bites If your dog becomes destructive, nervous, or frightened in situations he cannot understand (such as storms, veterinarian visits, or separation from you or familiar surroundings), a delicious calming treat can help. Ultra-Calm® Bites, Ultra-Calm® Tablets or Chews, and Composure SoftChews supply vitamins and soothing ingredients to help calm your dog naturally.

Waste Deodorizer and Urinary Support Treats
Lawn Guard® Extra Strength Your pet's waste can cause yellow-brown "burn" patches on your lawn. You can effectively control these unsightly patches with specially fortified treats. Give Lawn Guard ® with Yucca extracts. This treat helps neutralize your pet's urine to help keep your lawn green and healthy. This effective product contains the plant extract Yucca schidigera, which helps bind nitrogen in waste and reduce fecal odor. It also contains essential B Vitamins and other healthy ingredients.

Offer a natural way to support your dog's urinary tract health with Cran Health®. Cranberries contain compounds called proanthocyanidins (PACs), thought to help stop certain bacteria from attaching to the inner lining of the bladder wall. Glycosaminoglycans, like glucosamine, are part of the defensive barrier lining the bladder. D-mannose is a type of soluble fiber that helps support the growth of the beneficial bacteria found in a normal, healthy digestive tract.

Take treating to the next level with specially formulated fortified treats. Before giving any product, know your pet's nutritional needs and relevant medical conditions, and consult your veterinarian if you have questions. Also, make sure treats constitute no more than 10% of your pet's diet.

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