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The real reason I buy organic dog treats

The boy loves feeding Shelby treats. He'll often come up to me with a big smile asking for "Shey-treats." The "LB" combo is still hard for him to pronounce.

Most of the time, he runs off with the treat and Shelby chases him. Sometimes he gives it to her. Sometimes, she takes it. Sometimes, this happens...


And that's the reason I've been buying organic treats for Shelby.

All those Scooby Doo episodes where Shaggy also eats the Scooby Snacks are resonating with me.

It just occurred to me that perhaps he eats them because they taste good. The treats are pizza flavored, and look like a small cracker. I suppose I could try one tomorrow, but I'm not sure I'm as ready to cross the line between man and dog as Vin.

April 17, 2010 | Permalink

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....OH YES....years ago all there was pretty much for Dog Cookies were "Milk Bones"...didn't hurt either my brother..or years later..my son (why is it ALWAYS BOYS)
...L O L ..!!!!

Posted by: Ann Crago | Apr 18, 2010 7:59:02 AM

I don't bother buying organic treats for our dog, but I will admit that I check the labels and avoid buying anything from China.

Posted by: bettyc | Apr 18, 2010 8:02:45 AM

haha yea, Ann, seems like it's boys who do such things. How do you know humans can eat organic dog treats?

Posted by: arlene | Apr 19, 2010 12:58:14 AM

*raises hand* Guilty as charged. I have tried all of our pugs' treats and kibble. This may sound disgusting or crazy... but I needed to know the difference between the good and bad stuff. I'm not talking about chomping it down like cereal. Just a nibble.

It started when Artie refused to eat one day. Artie is so food-driven that it made me worry. The vet found nothing wrong with him. I wondered what made him turn his nose up. I bought three bags of food. The same brand, and two new brands. Gave him all three, he ate it, and was back to normal.

So... that's what led me to trying out the kibble. Turns out, the old bag had gone stale, since we've had it almost a year and the taste just didn't appeal to Artie.

Also, we found that the cheaper supermarket brands tastes really bad. Plus it's really greasy.

Some of the higher end brands, some organic, some not, tastes better (still bad, but better). Even the dried meats... the crappy stuff tastes like crap. The good stuff tastes like crappy beef jerky.

Posted by: Anne | Apr 19, 2010 10:41:14 AM

Girls wore dog biscuit birthday corsages in elementary school in the 50's on Long Island, NY. We all tried at least a nibble.

Posted by: Bo | Apr 19, 2010 8:08:36 PM

That boy is so adorable and charming!

Posted by: Healthy Foods Blog | Apr 22, 2010 11:53:48 AM

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