Discovering The Truth About Animals

Spoiling Your Dog With Guilt-Free Ways

There is no denying that dogs are our so-called man’s best friends among animals. Dog has become a part of 45 percent of the American households, a statistics revealing a display of friendship between man and this animal. There are many things that dogs can help us and make us happy, from the tricks they do, to guiding partially sighted individuals, to rescuing people in distress and so on to show how smart they are. Despite these abilities, dogs are innocent enough to accept and beg for food treats. Due to this, health and dental issues are experienced by many dogs due to being overweight and having the wrong diet.

It is true that once our dogs would fix to us those pleading eyes, it is difficult for us to resist in giving them pet scraps or have them share our snacks of chips or cake. Your best solution, if you are on the brink of giving in to spoil and indulge your dog even if your head is nagging you that it is not right, is to have some alternatives of treats.

Giving your dogs different kinds of treats and to associate chosen words or phrases to go with them may take some time of training, but investing your effort and time to teach your pet will pay off in the long run.

Let us take a look at some easy alternatives to treat and spoil your dogs without their health being damaged.

The number one idea that you can do for your pet is to give attention, even if we know that food is as welcoming. Usually you would notice that your dog has fun in going to a certain spot in your yard or outside your house, and so you can visit that spot with your pet, and use a word or phrase that your pet will associate as his treat.

Another alternative treat is to give your pet a new toy because just like children, dogs never tire of being introduced to a new thing to play with. If you can stand the noise of squeaky toys, then this a great alternative treat for most of dogs, and just take notice if it comes to a point of becoming a choke hazard. Many dogs love a tug of war pull toy and even something cuddly that they can snuggle with, and you can find several toys that are affordable.

Tasty and healthy snacks are your next alternative treat for your pet dogs, like cold carrots and cooked sweet potato, plus they get vitamins in taking these treats.