It’s summertime! Summer is jam packed with fun adventures out and about around town, pool parties, and backyard barbecues. Learn how to include the dogs during all the fun cookout festivities!
What to Avoid
- Keep lighter fluid and charcoal out of reach.
- Collect any bones from around the grill.
Are Bones Good For Dogs?
While it may seem like a nice
treat for your pup, cooked bones can be dangerous. Heat denatures bones and
makes them more brittle, increasing the likelihood they might splinter and
cause internal injury to your dog. On
the other hand, frozen raw bones are great for dogs. Raw meaty bones should
always be fed under supervision. Frozen raw bones are awesome treats during BBQ
cookouts; they’ll keep your pup cool & occupied at the same time!
What is Safe?
When in doubt, stick with
whole foods and meat off bone without seasoning. Here are some healthy recipes
that are easy to make from The Honest Kitchen “Make Out of Love” Cookbook.
Simple Roasted Organs - This dish can actually double up as a treat of
healthy topping to your pet’s usual meal.
Fruity Chicken Salad - No barbecue is complete without a side. This
recipe is a great way to incorporate some fresh, raw fruit and veggies into
your pet’s diet.
Healthy Fish & Sweet Potato Bake - This recipe can be made with virtually any sort
Watermelon Pupsicles - Watermelon is a freshing fruit and great to have on a hot summer day. Humans can enjoy these Watermelon Pupsicles as well!
This recipe can be made with virtually any sort of fish. Oiler fish like mackerel and salmon are richest in eential fatty acids. White fish like cod and halibut tend to be more suitable for sensitive tummies. Fish is a good choice for pets with skin sensitivities that flare up with more common meats like chicken or lamb. Ingredients: 4 fish fillets [...]