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Functional treats and their benefits

In addition to regular dog food, functional snacks can play an important role in the health and well-being of your dog. These snacks are designed to provide specific nutritional or health benefits, from supporting dental health to promoting a calm state of mind. This article goes through the different types of functional snacks and the benefits they provide.

Dental care treats

  • Benefits: Dental care snacks help reduce plaque and tartar and support fresh breath.
  • How they work: These treats are often designed with structures that help massage the gums and scrape the teeth clean as your dog chews. They contain ingredients such as sodium hexametaphosphate, which helps reduce tartar buildup.
  • Variants: In addition to the usual dental care treats, there are also chew snacks and dental sticks that contribute to your dog's daily oral care.

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Treats for skin and coat

  • Benefits: These snacks promote healthy skin and a shiny coat.
  • Ingredients: Rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, they often contain ingredients such as fish oil and flaxseed oil, which reduce inflammation and nourish skin cells.
  • Variants: Functional chews for skin and coat are available, which help nourish and hydrate the skin from within, resulting in a visibly healthier coat.

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Calming treats

  • Benefits: These snacks are designed to reduce anxiety and promote calmness in stressful situations.
  • Ingredients: Contain natural sedatives such as L-theanine, valerian root, or CBD, which are known for their soothing properties.
  • Variations: In addition to calming treats, there are also relaxing chews that offer the same benefits and help manage stress and anxiety in your dog.

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Treats for digestion

  • Benefits: Support healthy digestion and help manage problems such as diarrhea and constipation.
  • Ingredients: Enriched with fiber, probiotics, or prebiotics that promote intestinal health and support healthy intestinal flora.
  • Variants: There are various digestion-promoting chews that contain functional ingredients to optimize intestinal health.

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Choosing the right functional snacks

When selecting the right functional treats for your dog, it is important to consider his age, size, and specific health needs. Make sure the treats you choose won't aggravate any existing conditions and contribute to your dog's overall health.

Optimal use of functional snacks: Tips for dog owners

When choosing the right functional treats for your dog, it is essential to consider his age, size and specific health needs. It is important that the selected snacks do not aggravate existing conditions and actively contribute to your dog's overall health. In addition, it is important to match the amount of snacks to your dog's needs; functional treats should be given in moderation as part of a balanced diet, for example a diet consisting of grain-free dog food. Remember to include the calories from the treats in your dog's daily nutritional intake to avoid overfeeding so you maximize the benefits without the risk of weight gain.

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