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Fortified Treats With Healthy Benefits

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Fortified Treats with Healthy Benefits

Thanks to nutritional 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
Drs. Foster & Smith Dental Scrubbies for Dogs A variety of dental treats are designed to help prevent painful, costly dental problems. Drs. Foster & Smith Dental Scrubbies® Treats - a veterinarian-formulated treat - stimulate gums, reduce plaque, and eliminate dreaded "doggie breath." 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® Chewy Treats Older pets often benefit from joint support products. Now you can add the benefit of joint support to treat time with products such as Drs. Foster & Smith Joint Guard® Chewy Treats, SmartBones Hip & Joint Care Chews, and many others to choose from 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. Drs. Foster & Smith Ultra-Calm® Soft 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 Chewables 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 Drs. Foster & Smith Lawn Guard® Extra Strength Chewables with Yucca extracts. Yucca reduces the nitrogen in your pet's waste, which is one cause of urine and fecal odor. It also contains decaffeinated green tea extract, inulin (a soluble fiber) and probiotic microorganisms (like Lactobacillus acidophilus) to help decrease fecal odor as well as to support GI tract health.

Offer a natural way to support your dog's urinary tract health with Drs. Foster & Smith Cran Health® Soft Chews. 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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