Are fruit treats good for dogs?
Indeed, they are!
Due to the nutritional richness naturally present in fruit, fruit treats are a healthy option to include in dog’s diets. Being a great source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, fruit treats are in fact a healthier alternative to other treats in the market. Actually, they are good not only for dogs but for humans as well, so both can share these nutritious Tippy Taps Treats.
Can I eat a treat?
You can and you should. Tippy Taps Treats are made from high quality fruit, this way we can ensure you that every single one of our treats is not only packed with nutrients and every goodness mother nature can provide but are also delicious. You should share these treats with your dog, both of you will love them for sure.
Why do Tippy Taps Treats contain “Crude Ash”?
Tippy Taps Treats do not contain any added ashes. This declaration is actually a requirement under European regulation ((EC) No 767/2009) and refers to the mineral content of our product (e.g. magnesium, calcium, phosphorus).
If we burn the contents of a Tippy Taps Treats pouch we would have no proteins, carbohydrates or fat left. The only thing we would have would be the minerals contained in each bag and that is what is referred to as “Crude Ash”.
Minerals are nutrients that must be part of a healthy and balanced diet, as they are crucial for the development and function of your pet’s body. They help to balance body fluids and to support strong bones and teeth.
How much treats can i feed my dog per day?
These treats should be complementary to your dog’s normal diet. Daily portion size should follow the guidelines on back of each of the product’s packages as with any other food you feed your pet. But don’t be frightened, no harm will happen to your friend if you give him some extra treats. The limit indicated on our pouches is the advised daily dosage carefully calculated by out nutrition expert to make sure your friend wont suffer a little tummy ache from eating to much fruit and to avoid weight gain caused by the natural sugar present in fruits.
Are Tippy Taps Treats hypoallergenic?
Actually no 100% natural food is hypoallergenic, however since our treats are single ingredient you can feel safe feeding this to your dog as there are no hidden ingredients, preservatives or additives. In any case always ensure you are supervising your pets when feeding them a new product.
Are Tippy Taps Treats safe for dogs all ages?
Yes, in fact depending on what product of ours you chose you can target some particular age needs that your dog has;
For instance, if your dog is already a senior then look out for our Sweet or Tart Apple Chews, being packed with Pectin is wonderful to help regulate digestion. But that is not all, you can also pick the Pineapple Chews that due to the high concentration of Bromelain in just great to keep every joint just as good as when he was young. And what about the Mango Chews, with so many anti oxidants in every bite, it is the best treat for delay ageing effects.
But if you are tormented by a young pup full of energy, jumping and barking around you all day long well, we have just what you need. Try our Banana Chews, they are the best for active dogs and as rewards for a good training session, due to the small bites and amazing taste your pup will be ready to learn in moments notice. And you can also rely on our Coconut Chews, delicious and packed with Lauric acid to help keep your friend with a beautiful and soft coat.
Just remember, every treat should be feed with supervision regardless of age, and avoid feeding puppies younger then 4 month old with treats.
Can i feed these treats to other pets than dogs?
Tippy Taps Treats were designed to be consumed by dogs, but as you may notice we are also advising you to eat them as well, so we can say yes but…
Regardless of what pet we are talking about, dogs included, never force them to eat a treat if they don’t want. It may be because they just don’t like them or some other reason but no mater what using force is never the answer.
If you are ever in doubt if you should feed our treats to a pet ask your Veterinary, he will for sure have the answer.
There are white spots on some chews. Is this ok?
This is actually natural starch that is drawn from the fruits during the drying process. We don’t use any preservatives in order to keep the chews 100% natural, so rest assured this is normal and you can feed your pet with this.
What are the most recommended treats for bad breath?
Our Sweet or Tart Apple Chews are particularly good for bad breath, but all our chews contain naturally occurring enzymes and phytonutrients that are believed to help with this.
Do Pineapple Chews help with Coprophagia?
Pineapple contains an enzyme called Bromelain which helps break down proteins. It is believed by some that dogs may start eating poop because their bodies are trying to correct an insufficiency or imbalance in the digestive process. Reinforcing their diet with Bromelain can help correct such imbalances and thus avoiding Coprophagia.
Are Tippy Taps Treats good for dogs’ fur?
Keeping your pet on a nutritious diet will help boost the immune system and fruits are a great complement to a healthy diet. Coconut chews are particularly recommended for a great skin and coat!
Are Tippy Taps Treats suitable for dogs with kidney and/or liver disease?
Tippy Taps Treats are all low in protein, which is important for dogs with liver/kidney disease since they do not bring added strain to these crucial organs.