Top 10 Bizarre Treats

Top 10 Bizarre Dog Treats

More and more dog parents are coming to understand the health and cost benefits of a species appropriate diet.   Feral dogs and wolves in the wild would tend to eat a vast majority of any animal or carrion they come across, leaving very little to go to waste.

With a plethora of exciting natural dog treats that are on the market we have curated a list of some of the most weird and wonderful tasty snacks for your four-legged friends.

1

Rabbit Ears With Fur:

These are a popular fluffy natural dog treat that have recently taken off in the natural dog feeding community.  Somewhat unusual, you may well have never come across these treats before.  They are low in fat and abrasive enough that they give your dog’s teeth a nice clean while they are being chewed.  Because of their fibrous nature, they are helpful for cleaning the digestive tract of worms and clearing the anal glands.  Almost odour free, these are the least cringe worthy treats on the list and your dog with love you for them.

rabbit ears with fur 250g

2

Chicken Hearts:

Air-dried to lock in the flavour and suitable for all dogs and puppies, chicken hearts are a high protein low fat treat that can be fed frequently.  Heart is muscle meat and surprisingly not classed as offal and are full of vitamins, amino acids and high in taurine, which supports normal heart function in dogs and cats (source).  They contain all the goodness of the raw version with out all the blood and mess.

3

Lamb Horns:

A very long-lasting chew that will keep your four-legged friend happy for hours and let’s face it they look pretty amazing.   Dogs love to chew, the act of chewing has been shown to release endorphins in dogs, increasing their mood.  It also helps to strengthen teeth and gums, while also helping general overall oral health. (source)

4

Buffalo Skin:

Taken from the scalp and neck area of the Buffalo, this is a hard-wearing long-lasting chew.  A great alternative to rawhide, which may increase intestinal blockage and contamination as this tend not to fully digest in your dog’s intestinal environment (source).   100% natural and 100% Buffalo, these high protein low fat chews go down a treat.

5

Beef Udder: 

This is a perfect high protein natural, irresistible dog chew that is guaranteed to make your pooch’s day.   Yet another great alternative to using Rawhide.  Grain and Gluten Free, no additives, no preservatives… nothing!  Suitable for dogs of all ages, they are fully digestible and chock full of minerals and vitamins such as iron, zinc, Vitamin B12 and Selenium, which may aid with Thyroid disorders, cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline (source)

6

Whole Sprats:

This fishy treat is a very popular reward for most dogs.  The smell is irresistible to most dogs so very good to use as a high value reward.  Full of Omega 3 which is great for skin and coat health and something that dogs cannot produce themselves. Fish is a great protein source for dogs with allergies and rich in vitamins D, B6 and B12.  They also include iodine which can help support the thyroid and metabolism. (source)

7

Goat Skin:  Goat Skins are a great chew for small to medium dogs. A perfect dental aid, like most chews they help to remove tartar from your dog’s teeth.  Ideal natural chewing enjoyment for dogs that have common allergies or sensitivities of all breeds and age groups. These chews are softer than other skin chews also ideal for older dogs. These chews are great value for money and very popular.

8

Pig Ears:

Just like all of the other chews in this list, pig ears are great alternatives to Rawhide.  Fully digestible and 100% natural, these chews are high in protein but are also high in fat, so be careful if your four-legged friend is a little on the chubby side or prone to pancreatitis.  Chewing helps clean the teeth and strengthen the gums as well as help improve the mood of your dog by releasing endorphins

9

Beef Testicles:

Not for the faint hearted! These are great chews for all dogs, very high in protein and very crunchie.  Organ meat can be the most nutrient dense food you can give your dog, containing potassium, iron, zinc and magnesium.  They may also provide hormonal support for neutered male dogs and may increase fertility in un-neutered (or entire) males (source)

10

Beef Pizzles:

If you are unsure what a pizzle is, shall we just say it is the other end of beef testicles.  Long lasting and very popular with all dogs.  No colourings, flavourings or preservatives, pizzles are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals.   Another great alternative to Rawhide, they are fully digestible however you do need to be careful when feeding them as a large chunk that has been swallowed could get stuck if not enough water is provided (Source)

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