Our Ingredients

Apples

An apple a day keeps the vet away! Apples are high in vitamin C as well as a host of other antioxidant compounds. Their fiber content helps regulate digestion and aids in maintaining a steady blood sugar level. Also, the pectin in apples helps controlling cholesterol by lowering the bad cholesterol. In addition, pectin supplies galacturonic acid to your dog’s body which lowers the need for insulin and may help in the management of diabetes. In addition, apples are rich sources of phytochemicals, which are compounds that can act as antioxidants. They are the best source for mineral boron which helps to promote bone growth and strength. Their low calories, fat and sodium make apples a healthy ingredient for dog treats.
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Bananas

Bananas are easily digested and very few dogs are allergic to them, so they are a tasty and tempting food that almost all dogs can enjoy. They are great for working and performance dogs because they contain natural sugars (sucrose, fructose and glucose), which metabolise quickly, thereby providing instant energy. The banana is one of nature's best sources of potassium. Potassium is known to significantly lower the risk of high blood pressure and therefore contributes to a healthy heart. Dogs recuperating from illness or injury, as well as debilitated dogs, can benefit from this fruits superior nutrition as it contains several amino acids, electrolytes and minerals. In addition, bananas are full of vitamin B6, which keeps your dog’s nervous system in top working condition and also boosts immunity.
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Carob

Carob is a dog-friendly substitute to chocolate with all the same great sweet richness that makes chocolate a delight to eat. Made from the pods of a Carob Tree, it is 100% natural and healthy for dogs and even gives them great health benefits. Carob is full of vitamins, including vitamin A, which is necessary for good vision, and vitamins B1 and B2, which aid growth. It contains as much vitamin B1 as asparagus or strawberries, the same amount of niacin as lima beans, lentils or peas, and more vitamin A than eggplant, asparagus and beets. It's also high in calcium, magnesium and iron. Carob is low in fat and sodium, and contains no cholesterol, which makes it a healthy and tasty ingredient for your dog’s treats.
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Carrots

Most dogs enjoy carrots for their sweetness and crunchiness. In addition to being fat free, carrots are also great for your dog's teeth. They are rich in nutrients such as antioxidants, which contribute to a healthy heart and support your dog’s immune system and beta-carotene, which helps protect against cancer and, as it converts to vitamin A in your dog’s body, helps improve vision, especially night-vision. Carrots contains bulk of folic acid, a group of vitamin B, which has a good effect to fight against free radicals (substances that cause cancer) and lignin which helps to strengthen your dog’s immune system to fight against cancerous cells.
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Cranberries

Cranberries alone can be bitter, but when mixed with other foods and cooked, they are very tempting to even the pickiest canine palate. These berries are naturally fat-free, contain no cholesterol and are full of trace elements and minerals. Cranberries are high in antioxidants that benefit the cardiovascular system and immune system, but their most important health benefit is that they aid in bladder and urinary tract health. Also, cranberries have been known to reverse the effect of plaque and prevent tooth decay. Cranberries are actually a type of acidic berries that are rich in vitamin C and believed to contain excellent infection fighting properties.
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Flaxseed

These tiny, red-brown seeds are nutty and crunchy, full of omega-3 fatty acids and have many health benefits for dogs, including contributing to a healthy heart, skin and a shiny coat. Alpha-linolinic acid, one of the omega-3 fatty acids found in flaxseed, aids greatly in the circulatory system and acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, which is particularly beneficial if your dog is prone to inflammation or dry patches. Another major plus for the addition of flaxseed to your dog’s diet is the high fibre value that it contains. Flaxseeds are a rich source of fibre, which helps lower cholesterol, prevent constipation, and stabilize blood sugar levels. Their low calories, fat and sodium make flaxseeds a healthy ingredient for most dog treats.
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Honey

Honey is full of vitamins and minerals like B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, sodium and zinc. It is a great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to your dog, and contains natural fruit sugars. The glucose in honey is absorbed quickly and provides immediate energy while the fructose is absorbed more slowly providing sustained energy. Amongst the many health benefits of honey, it is a powerful immune system booster. Its antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve digestive system and help your dog stay healthy and fight disease. Honey has antioxidants, is fat free and contains no cholesterol and sodium.
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Milk

Milk is such a great source for numerous vitamins and minerals like vitamins D and K, which are essential for bone health and also vitamin B12, potassium and riboflavin, which promote cardiovascular health and energy production. Milk contains calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and protein, which are beneficial for the development and maintenance of healthy teeth. It has protein for teeth growth and repair and also contains casein, which helps protect teeth from damage. In addition, milk contains vitamin A, which helps maintain vision, is good for your dog’s skin and also helps regulate cell growth and maintain a healthy immune system.
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Molasses

Molasses is a by-product of the sugar refinement process. It contains more vitamins and minerals including iron and calcium than any other form of sugar, thereby making it the most nutritious sugar available for baking. Its high content of calcium is beneficial in forming and maintaining strong bones and teeth. It contains iron, copper, manganese, potassium and magnesium. Copper is essential for iron utilization, production of melanin and controlling good and bad cholesterol. Manganese protects the body against damage from free radicals, which helps protect against cancer, and it is important for a healthy nervous system. This healthy, nutritious sweetener gives treats a distinctive flavor that your dog will love.
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Oatmeal

Oatmeal is made from oat grains that have been husked, steamed and rolled. Oats are one of the most nutritious grains and when cooked, are easily digested by most dogs. They are a good source of both soluble and insoluble fibre and complex carbohydrates, which makes them a comforting filler. Soluble fibre helps to lower the bad cholesterol without lowering the good cholesterol. Insoluble fibre has anticancer properties and aids in good digestion. Oatmeal also contains important nutrient like vitamin E, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, calcium and thiamine. It helps in growth of bone, teeth and muscle. In addition, oats do not cause nearly as many allergy problems in dogs as do other cereal grains.
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Peanut Butter

Although peanut butter is quite high in fat, most of the fats contained are however monounsaturated, which have been shown to lower the bad cholesterol, and polyunsaturated fats, which help raise the good cholesterol. This synergistic effect makes peanut butter a very good cholesterol regulator. It is packed with vitamin A, folic acid, zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron and fibre and is a great source of vitamin E, which is beneficial to preventing diseases and Biotin (vitamin H), which is helpful for thin, splitting nails and good for the coat. Dogs are very attracted to peanut butter, so treats made with peanut butter can be used to tempt a dog who needs to eat, can be used to hide a vitamin or pill, or can be used as training treats.
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Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is very light in flavour, neutral in taste and low in saturated fat. It provides a perfect balance of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, making it the perfect oil to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol.  Sunflower oil acts as an antioxidant since it is rich in vitamin E. This property of sunflower oil helps in neutralizing cancer-causing free radicals. Vitamin E in sunflower oil also prevents rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and colon cancer in your dog. Due to its high levels of oleic acid and low saturated fat, it is considered and recommended for cardiovascular benefits. This, in turn, results in reduced risks of heart diseases. Sunflower oil is considered one of the healthiest oil to consume.
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Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are rich in omega-6, keeping your dog’s skin supple including his paw pads. They are an excellent source of vitamin E, which has significant anti-inflammatory effects and helps in prevention of cardiovascular disease. They contain carbohydrates and protein for energy and are a good source of minerals such as magnesium, which is necessary for healthy bones and energy production. It is high in selenium and copper, which prevent cellular damage that may lead to cancer, heart disease, and other health problems. Sunflower seeds are a good natural source of Zinc, an important mineral vital for keeping your dog’s immune system strong, fending off infections and healing wounds. High in protein, low in carbohydrates Sunflower seeds are an ideal pick-me-up tasty ingredient.
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