Dog Treats & Chews

Whether your pal loves bully sticks, biscuits or soft treats, you can find the top tasty treats as recommended by dog trainers and dog owners.

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Best Dog Treats

Whether your dog struggles with bad breath or is a puppy who is teething, they’re an important part of your family. We should do everything in our power to keep them healthy and happy. Dogs deserve the best, tastiest, and healthiest dog treats, but there’s no single treat that’s best for all dogs and every situation. After researching more than 30 dog treats, we think we’ve put together a listing of AKC approved dog treats that all offer great options for almost all dogs. We’ve found the best dog treats across different attributes and types. However, before you start buying some treats, you should consider some factors. Here’s what you need to know.

Dog Treat Type

When you’re deciding what dog treats to buy your pup, your dog’s needs, age, and personality will determine the type of treat they prefer. From dental dog treats to calming treats, there is a type for every dog and situation. For anxious dogs, staying calm is important especially during stressful situations like storms and fireworks. Dog calming treats like “Premium Care Calming Treats for Dogs” can help naturally calm your pup and reduce symptoms such as scratching, barking, and chewing. If you’re training your dog, you’ll want to look into dog training treats like the “Blue Buffalo BLUE Bits.” These treats are great for rewarding good behavior because the treats are tasty and bite-sized.

Dog Treat Sizes

Before selecting the best dog treat for your four-legged family member, you’ll want to consider what size dog treat will be best, based on your dog’s breed and age. While some dog treats are designed for senior dogs with sensitive teeth, other treats are made for puppies who are teething. For puppies, consider purchasing treats made for puppies like the “N-Bone Puppy Teething Ring Chicken Flavor.” These treats are designed to relieve teething pain and soreness, but won’t damage a dog’s teeth or upset their stomach. Other treats may be made for big dogs, and giving it to a smaller pup might be too much food and upset their stomach. And, treats made for small dogs may not be enough food for a big dog like a Great Dane.

Dog Treat Features

Dog treats are made with different features such as all-natural treats or long-lasting treats. Many dog owners look for treats that will improve their dog’s breath or dental hygiene. If that’s the case, consider purchasing dog dental chews like “Greenies Original Natural Dental Dog Treats.” These treats are designed to clean teeth and gums and freshen breath while made with natural ingredients and are easy to digest. Bully sticks such as the “Best Bully Sticks Supreme Bully Sticks” are also made to help with tartar and plaque, but are made with 100 percent all-natural beef. Bully sticks are also long-lasting and free from any additives.

Now that you know all the vital features and considerations to take into account, you’re ready to find the best treats for your furry best friend. Along with all-natural options, you’ll find quality treats we’ve hand-selecting including options for training dogs, puppies who need help with teething, and dogs who have bad breath.

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