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angie
16th October 2006, 06:30 PM
are there any good treat ideas out there for jadan who is chicken, wheat and gluten intolerant? ;) not to mention others. i had word from some of you that your little pooches had tummy troubles with chicken etc so what do you give as a treat that isnt there normal food. he likes the odd carrot and i have a list of other kitchen food that he can eat but would like some tried and tested ones from others with less tolerable tummies, so i dont keep putting him through trials. sometimes i want him to have a good chew on something that isnt a nylabone! :D

judy
16th October 2006, 07:23 PM
bully stick, hooves--if you're looking for chew treats as opposed to behavior reward treats. the pet store person told me compressed hoof was better than the actual hoof, you can buy either one, but they said there would be less likelihood of pieces breaking off that might be too big if swallowed.

for behavior reward treats, zack loves Merricks Lamb fillet squares. i think they're about 70% protein and only 10% fat. He also loves this salmon treat, it's about 90% salmon, crunchy pieces, definitely smells like salmon. he really loves both of those.

arasara
16th October 2006, 07:31 PM
I was in the holistic pet food store yesterday and saw some salmon strips. Fish is wonderful.. .. ;)

Linda
16th October 2006, 07:32 PM
Have you tried fresh fruit, mine both love cantaloupe, bananas, apples.

You can also buy EVO treats which have no gluten/wheat in them all protein you will need to make sure they don't have chicken in them sorry my package is at the cottage or I would check for you.

Mine also love peas, string beans and carrots.

As for chewy I give bully sticks.

I am sure you can find treats in the store which are Gluten Free

judy
16th October 2006, 09:06 PM
OK, i just checked the bag. The salmon treats are Lakse Kronch 85% Real Salmon, made in Denmark. 45% protein, and 40% fat (!)--because it's salmon, it says the fat is rich in omega 3 fatty acids. www.activepetfeeds.com

I also have some rabbit strips i just got recently which zack loves. It's called Cadet Gourmet Real Meat Snack Dog Treats, oven roasted rabbit fillets, 70% protein, 4% fat, 18% moisture, 100% meat.

These are made in China.....

Remali
16th October 2006, 09:46 PM
Are there any lamb and rice treats out there I wonder? I bought some very good treats a while back, and I think Nutro made them.

Remali
16th October 2006, 09:49 PM
I just did a quick check, and they also make biscuits for sensitive stomachs too! My dogs did great on the biscuits that I got for them, I was impressed!!

Sally
16th October 2006, 10:40 PM
We get Buddy Biscuits, sweet potato flavor. It's corn and wheat free although it does contain barley.

https://www9.mailordercentral.com/cloudstar/prodinfo.asp?number=W129

Karlin
17th October 2006, 12:05 AM
There are also things like Sam's yams, venison treats, etc. www.sitstay.com does all sorts of treats.

MishathePooh
17th October 2006, 02:06 AM
There are Liv a Littles (http://www.onlynaturalpet.com/products/Halo-Liv-A-Littles-Dog-Cat-Treats/115011.aspx) treats which are freeze dried meat in Beef, Lamb, Cod, and Salmon. (They also have chicken but you won't be wanting this!)

Kingofthehouse86
17th October 2006, 05:56 AM
I give King fruits/veggies such as apples, bananas, broccoli, various berries (blue, rasp, straw, black) carrots, peas, string beans, tomatoes (lil messy) dehydrated chicken, bully stix, and other various healthy treats

emmawright
17th October 2006, 05:30 PM
i give Daisy carrots, peas, grapes, apple, ice cubes (!!!)... as well as the normal chicken, sausage, salmon, tuna and also last night she tried some pork fillet! she is a very pampered pooch!! :D

joanna
17th October 2006, 06:43 PM
The James Wellbeloved Crackerjack treats are hypo-allergenic. They come in lamb, turkey and duck.

http://www.wellbeloved.co.uk/

judy
18th October 2006, 05:54 AM
i give Daisy carrots, peas, grapes, apple, ice cubes (!!!)... as well as the normal chicken, sausage, salmon, tuna and also last night she tried some pork fillet! she is a very pampered pooch!! :D

That sounds yummy, lucky dog. :) but watchout for those grapes, and high sodium foods too. Grapes can cause acute kidney failure in dogs (raisins are worse).
:shock:

Nicki
18th October 2006, 11:40 AM
Basically I would avoid anything that says "meat and animal derivatives" in the ingredients, as this could contain any "rubbish" left over from human food production.

Commonly available treats such as chewy sticks, schmackos, rewards etc and even things which are supposed to be good for dogs such as Jumbone and Dentastix all contain these type of ingredients.

Many also contain colourings and quite high leves of sodium.

Alison_Leighfield
18th October 2006, 11:58 AM
Do you think that colourings in the treats can make dogs hypo like children? has anyone seen this happen?

just a thought....

Alison, Wilts, U.K.

Maxxs_Mummy
18th October 2006, 12:23 PM
I also have some rabbit strips i just got recently which zack loves. It's called Cadet Gourmet Real Meat Snack Dog Treats, oven roasted rabbit fillets, 70% protein, 4% fat, 18% moisture, 100% meat.

These are made in China.....

No wonder he likes them - they're probably made of cat :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:

Maxxs_Mummy
18th October 2006, 12:26 PM
Do you think that colourings in the treats can make dogs hypo like children? has anyone seen this happen?

just a thought....

Alison, Wilts, U.K.

Alison,

It wouldn't surprise me at all. If Charlie has anything with colourings in it, he scratches and bites himself to pieces :( He's back on the Atopica btw. I gave him one yesterday and after about an hour he stopped biting, scratching and rubbing his eyes - today he is fine :roll: Looks like it's going to be one every three days and just hope the immuno therapy will still work :?

Alison_Leighfield
18th October 2006, 12:37 PM
Oh no, what happens if he doesn't get the six week break from it, can you continue with the treatment at all?

(((hugs for Charlie))) & Maxx of course!

Alison, Wilts, U.k.

Maxxs_Mummy
18th October 2006, 12:40 PM
Yes, but we're not sure if it will be as effective :?

Oh yeah on the subject of treats. Mine get JWB mini jacks (or whatever they're called - tiny bone shaped biccies), apple, banana, peach, orange, cheese, dried liver and heart, cauliflower, carrot, turnip & plenty of other fresh fruits and veggies. Not all at once obviously. They get 3-4 treats a day but none of them fattening.

moniechris
18th October 2006, 05:09 PM
YAY! First time post! I have two cavaliers that don't have any food allergies or intolerance. However my Shih tzu is allergic to everything but oxygen (wheat, corn, soy etc). In turn, my cavies miss out on a lot because I don't want to risk a skin flare up in my shih tzu. I found these excellent treats that are called peanut butter drops, which is basically what they are. They come in a bright orange ziplock bag and are relatively inexpensive. Also, Wellness just came out with a new treat that is made of Salmon and fruit. Those are a lot more costly but are most likely better for the babies. Never EVER give a cavalier raw hide. In my experience with my two, and also my mother in-law's dog, it makes them bleed from the rectum. NO FUN for either party.

Lisa_T
18th October 2006, 06:22 PM
Eeep. Admittedly I've never given much rawhide, and I watch them like a hawk when they do have it, but I've never seen that happen. Then again, mine seem to eat rawhide in very much piecemeal fashion- it took Holly weeks to remove the single strip of rawhide around her original ring.

I'm a huge fan of the JWB's Crackerjacks. Both my girls love them. Also 'Nature's Menu' chicken treats have gone down a storm. I also give frozen green beans to Holly, but not sure if it would be a good idea for Chloe or not. I'm sure it wouldn't hurt her- she seems to eat everything and anything with no ill effects, whereas Holly has always been more cautious about food. My dad complains Holly always acts as if he's going to poison her, even when he offers chicken which she adores :lol: :lol:

Nicki
18th October 2006, 07:01 PM
Sorry to hear about Charlie, Donna - was really hoping that this would work for him :(

Did he do an exclusion diet? Minimum of 8 weeks on one novel protein and one carbohydrate, both of which haven't been given before.

I know he's had the allergy testing, but didn't know if this had been tried.

angie
18th October 2006, 10:22 PM
thanks all for your replies. sory i didnt get back sooner. lots of treat ideas here. thanks. JD should be spoilt for choice. i was mainly going for a good chew as i didnt want to give him the pigs ear..which he loves....but is very fattening :? and i found out what bully sticks are.. :shock: :shock: will have to have areally good look round my pet store, cant seem to find anything like that!. JD loved his peanut butter in his kongtoy. but thats something else that doesnt love him. :( i would give this to him to take his mind off us leaving the room. as it took him ages to get it out. but it made him a bit loose! have tried the JWB rice crackers and think they are ok, but still not a really good chew!. something that will get him to lay still for longer that a second. icon_whistling :) :D

merlinsmum
19th October 2006, 12:08 AM
Not sure where you are? If you are in the Uk - asda's tripe sticks seem to have no negative effects ( the Merls has a sensitive tummy too)

*Pauline*
19th October 2006, 10:59 AM
Raisins and grapes can be lethal for dogs? Please read this...

http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/grapeandraisin.htm