Below you will find descriptions of the different ingredients we use in our products and some of the nutritional contributions they can make in your Best Friend’s diet.
- Bananas – Besides their great taste, bananas are loaded with potassium and other essential vitamins. Bananas are low in sodium.
- Brewers Yeast – Helps the body’s ability to better use B vitamins also a good source of chromium.
- Bulgar Wheat – Not to be confused with cracked wheat, Bulgar is an excellent source of iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium.
- Canola Oil – Contains Omega 6 and 3 oils which contains essential fatty acids. These acids help maintain a healthy immune system, skin & shiny coat.
- Carrots – High in beta-carotene, low in saturated fats and an excellent source of fiber.
- Carob Powder– A canine-friendly alternative for chocolate. It does not contain Theobromine which is life threatening to dogs. It is high in B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, carbohydrates, and fiber, has no saturated fats, and low in sodium.
- Unsweetened Carob Chips– Made from carob, non-fat dry milk, fractionated palm kernel oil and soy lecithin.
- Cheddar Cheese – Made from milk contains B vitamins, vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus, selenium and zinc.
- Cinnamon – High in calcium, fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Cinnamon helps improve digestion and is known to reduce the affects of allergies.
- Eggs – LOADED with protein to provide energy for your canine, yet it is low in saturated fats. Eggs also contain vitamins A, D, and E.
- Garlic – Used in correct quantities, garlic has been known for many medicinal benefits such as stimulating the digestive tract, helps prevent heart disease, high-cholesterol and high-blood pressure. It is believed that garlic boosts the immune system (increasing its’ ability to deal with stress and infection) and acts as an anti fungal and viral agent.
- Ginger – A high in fiber spice which helps with digestion, upset stomach, and diarrhea. Ginger also has antioxidants and antibacterial capabilities.
- Pure Honey – All natural sweetener, which has plenty of vitamins and minerals.
- Milk – One of the greatest sources for protein and vitamin D.
- Black Strap Molasses – Another all natural sweetener made from refining sugar. Packed with healthy benefits for your canine because it is a great source of iron, copper, chromium, magnesium, potassium, low in sodium, cholesterol, and saturated fats.
- Natural Peanut Butter – No extra sweeteners or preservatives. Peanut butter is a great source of protein.
- Pumpkin – Loaded with beta-carotene, low in saturated fats and an excellent source of fiber.
- Pure Vanilla Extract – Used for flavor and aroma to baked goods.
- Rolled Oats – High in fiber that helps fight cholesterol and is low in saturated fats.
- Rye Flour – Comes from milled hardy cereal grass. It is lower in calories than wheat flour. Rye is also a good source of vitamins and minerals.
- Sweet Potato – High in Beta-Carotene packed with calcium, potassium, Vitamin A and C also has antioxidant properties.
- Sun Flower Seeds – A natural way of getting proteins, minerals, vitamins, fiber and polyunsaturated fats and another one of nature’s treats low in cholesterol.
- Wheat Germ – This is the most nutritious part of wheat. This is nature’s powerhouse of vitamins and minerals in a little kernel. Wheat Germ is one the greatest sources for vitamin E (tocopherols) which helps maintain healthy eyes, muscles, and immune system.
- Whole Wheat Flour – High in dietary fibers and protein.
- Unbleached White Flour – Low-fat and sodium free.
- Yogurt – Great source of calcium and protein. Yogurt is a cultured milk product which makes digestion easier.
- Wheat Free & Gluten Free Flour – Garbanzo bean flour, potato starch, tapioca flour, whole grain sweet white sorghum flour, fava bean flour.
Please remember that the information on this page is for informational purpose only. Please do not use it to diagnose, treat, or prevent illness in your pet. It is not to be used in place of your veterinarian recommendations. Food allergies can exist in animals, if you are suspect that your pet may have allergies to certain foods please consult your veterinarian for guidance. We will not be held responsible for any type of allergic reactions to our products.
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How to Store Our Treats
A simple rule of thumb in storing My Best Friend’s products is to treat them as you would your own fresh baked goods. Bones, cookies and harder treats will last approximately four to six months. While softer, moist products retain freshness for about a week. We recommend freezing products to extend their freshness for several additional months.