Sweet Snacks for Dogs

I don’t know about any other dog owner out there but there is just something so wonderful about feeding your dog a treat.  They look up at you patiently anxiously, waiting for a sweet snack.   But there are so many options to choose from, you can buy them milk bones, jerky treats, normal biscuits, there are raw hides, and pig ears and large bones.  I like to spoil my dog by giving him the ham bone during holidays, and occasionally a spoon full of peanut butter.  These treats are all fine and some owners, maybe yourself give their dogs human food, like ice creams and cookies.   Unfortunately it’s not the most healthy thing to feed your dog all of these artificial sweeteners. so today I’m going to divulge to you a quick recipe for doggy cookies that are safe and moderately healthy for your dogs.  (The recipe wont have preservatives and other chemicals that are used in most store bough cookies.

First thing you want to do is pre heat your oven to 300 degrees F

You need:

  • 2 cups of whole wheat flour (OR 1 cup all purpose flour)
  • 3/4 cup milk powder
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3/4 vegetable oil
  • 2 cubes beef or chicken bouillon cube
  • 3/4 cup boiling water(for dissolving the cube
  • 2 table spoon brown sugar

Instructions:

Dissolve the bouillon cube in the boiling water and let it cool.  Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl and separate the dough out into 1/4 inch thick shaped. ( you can cut them out with any normal cookie cutter.  Pop them into the oven for 30 minutes and let cool.  Then feed that   sweet treat to your dog!

Things You Should Know About Tear Stains On Dogs

Your little white pooch looks so cute in her new pink outfit you just bought her from the pet store, but the only thing ruining the outfit is her eyes. Those ugly tear stains are constantly getting your attention.  If that’s all you see, then imagine what others may think. Their probably thinking she hasn’t been bathed in a long time.  For more information about tear stains on dogs visit, www.tear-stain-center.com.

Eye stains that have a crusty appearance around the eyes and appear brown or reddish in color are tear stains caused by epiphora. This means that fluid from the eyes such as tears are beginning to build up on the facial area. As more stains accumulate and they stains oxidize, it can make them change colors from brown to red colors. See this site for suggested tips on ways to help diminish the look of tear stains.

Do you frequently hear the term “tear stains on white dogs”? White dogs are not the only colored dog to develop unsightly tear stains. Brown and even black dogs can get them. The only reason white dogs are brought up more than others is because their stains are highly visible because their lighter hair/fur.

The Maltese breed is well recognized when it comes to talking about tear stains on dogs that are white. Maltese tear stains are can be seen all over the internet. You will mainly see white maltase with these stains, but black and mixed hair colored Maltese can get them to. That is why it is wise to invest in a tear stain products like Tearplex, Angels Eyes, and Four Paws Crystal Eye.

As tear stains begin to show, your dog may not be as cute looking. That is why finding a product for dog tear stains is beneficial. Some products are sold in a supplement form that can be used on a daily basis and may offer visible results in a few weeks so that your cutie-pie can be flawless white looking. Some supplements are made with natural ingredients and do not use added ingredients like Tylosin, which can be dangerous for dogs. Be sure to do your research before buying any tear stain product. There are alternative informational websites on the internet that provide detailed reviews so you don’t have to do all the research.