New Year, Healthier Treating: Ingredient Break Down

With the New Year in full swing, you may have improved your diet and resolved to work on being healthier in 2020. This is a great time to help your dog be as healthy as he can be, too.  With over 50 percent of dogs in the U.S. said to be overweight, you’ll want to make sure you’re giving your dog the best ingredients when it comes to their dog treats.


What’s in Old Mother Hubbard Dog Treats?

If you’re reading our blog, chances are, your dog has had the opportunity to enjoy our delicious, healthy dog treats and biscuits. Old Mother Hubbard has been baking the best dog treats for nearly 100 years and that’s because we rely on a trusted recipe made with high-quality dog treat ingredients that four-legged family members love.

Have you checked the ingredients in Fido’s other treats? You may find unhealthy ingredients such as dicalcium phosphate, meat meal, copper sulfate, and bone meal!

Our dog treat ingredients include whole foods you know and can pronounce like flour, oatmeal, chicken, cheddar cheese, peanut butter, apples, and carrots. Dog treats from other brands may contain additives, chemicals, sugar, preservatives and soy and corn as the majority of the ingredient makeup. Just like you’re probably trying to reduce the number of artificial ingredients and preservatives in your diet by eating whole foods, you should do the same for your pup when treating them.

You may be trying to train your dog, reward them for good behavior or simply giving them a healthy dog treat in a puzzle toy to keep them occupied. By choosing a healthy dog treat made with natural, high-quality ingredients you’ll feel good about sharing a wholesome option that’s good for your dog’s health.

Here are some of our ingredients you can find in Old Mother Hubbard dog treats and why they are healthy for your dog:

Oatmeal: This is a good source of whole grain carbohydrates, fiber and protein for your pup

Peas: Healthy greens and a good source of protein

Turkey: This poultry is a high-quality protein source and provides essential fatty acids

Sweet potatoes: These orange-hued vegetables are a source of healthy carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and beta-carotene. They’re a wholesome, natural energy source for dogs.

What is your pup’s favorite treat?

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