Homemade Dog Treats, Dog Treat Recipes, Dog Quotes
Dog liver treats are a popular snack. Read on for information about these dog treats that you should know.
Sharon writes: "I would like a recipe for an older dog made with liver."
First off, let's address some issues regarding liver as a food source.
Liver is an organ meat. Organ meats are typically high in cholesterol. The good news is that cholesterol does not have the same ill effects in dogs like it does in humans. Our vet expert writes that coronary artery disease is rare in canines.
An occasional dog liver treat is fine. Liver is high in Vitamin A and too much can cause health problems. Give it in small amounts two to three times a week at the most.
Liver dog treat recipe:
This recipe makes great dog training treats because you can cut the liver strips into very small bite size pieces.
It also makes good small dog treats because you can cut the liver strips into very small bite size pieces.
Liver is a source of protein that is not high in fat. Humans have to watch their liver intake because of its high cholesterol,and both dogs and humans have to be careful not to take in too much Vitamin A.
For an older dog who is less active, less calories are needed. However, older dogs need a little more protein than their younger counterparts because their protein stores get depleted quicker. Keep their fat intake down.
Other things to consider for an older dog is possible other
health issues. Depending on any of those, liver may or may not be an
appropriate food choice.
FDA approved, use in oven, microwave, freezer, dishwasher.