What is hypoallergenic?
The word hypoallergenic implies that any product associated with it is highly unlikely to cause an allergic or negative reaction. The term hypoallergenic dog treat recipes therefore implies that any dog treats made with such recipes are unlikely to cause your dog to suffer an allergic reaction. Simply put, they’re unlikely to cause a problem for your dog.
While any dog can develop an allergy or intolerance to any ingredient over time, it is generally the case that the higher quality the ingredient, the less likely that is to occur.
That’s why all the ingredients in my dog treat baking mixes are 100% natural. That’s why I never use any synthetic or man-made ingredients or additives.
Avoid commercial dog treats
From the perspective of the commercial pet food industry, the term hypoallergenic dog treat recipes is just another marketing term.
The fact is, a dog fed natural and healthy food and treats rarely suffers allergic reactions. These are invariably caused by the unhealthy ingredients in commercial products.
With a mass-produced dog treat, it’s almost impossible to say for certain exactly what ingredients it contains. Or precisely where those ingredients came from.
Why homemade is best
With a homemade dog treat, you control the ingredients. With my dog treat baking mixes, you know exactly what goes into your dog’s treats. They have a limited number of high quality ingredients, so you can be much happier knowing your dog is less likely to suffer an allergic reaction.
All my dog treat baking mixes have been approved by my in-house canine nutritionist. Every ingredient used is both dog-safe and fit for human consumption. That means you too can enjoy your dog’s treats. Providing he or she will let you of course.
My dog nutritionist is particulary big on the use of herbs and spices, fruits and berries in the canine diet. So you’ll find things like mint and chia seeds, alfalfa and goji berries feature regularly in my hypoallergenic dog treat recipes.
And if you have a favourite dog treat ingredient, do please drop me a line and let me know. I’d love to know how you reward your best friend!