Using safe dog treat ingredients in your homemade dog treats? The articles below, on dog biscuit ingredients, will help you choose human grade foods that are safe and will not harm your dog.
Unfortunately, some human foods that are good for you, are actually toxic foods for dogs. They can make your dog sick, or worse; in some cases, they can even be fatal.
However, if you do a little research, you can make healthy dog biscuits for your pet—knowing that your own homemade dog treats are much better for your dog than most store-bought treats.
Many pet owners started baking treats and making food for their dogs during the dog food recalls, in 2007.
Our eyes were opened to the dangers of letting someone else decide what our dogs eat, and to the possibility that we were feeding our pets unhealthy ingredients and poisonous chemicals like melamine.
Well intentioned people started baking for their pets, and they assumed that if an ingredient was healthy for people, it would be healthy for dogs.
But not all human foods are good for dogs… Some very healthy human foods like walnuts, garlic and raisins--are harmful to dogs.
However, the good news is that there are many healthy human foods that can be used in dog treats, and they will be good for your dog.
If you’d like to check on an ingredient that you think is unsafe, go to Foods Toxic to Dogs.