These low calorie carrot dog treats are full of healthy, tasty ingredients, so you can give them to your dog without worrying about his waistline!
Carrots are rich in vitamin A and fiber, while being low in both calories and fat, this makes them a healthy and tasty ingredient that's perfect for low calorie diets.
According to recent statistics from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, over 50% of dogs in the USA are either overweight, or obese, which is a contributing factor to many serious, even potentially life-threatening canine health conditions.
Feeding your dog a healthy diet and making sure he gets enough exercise are vital to maintaining a healthy weight, but monitoring the treats and 'extras' he gets is also important. Check out this page for more information on low calorie dog treats including baking tips.
Try this simple, no-frills, homemade dog treat recipe and indulge in some guilt-free dog spoiling.
* I prefer to finely shredded carrots for this recipe because it makes cutting out small treats easier!
This recipe makes approximately one hundred and twenty-five 3/4" square dog treats.
For crunchier treats turn off oven and leave treats inside for 1-2 hours
These treats do NOT keep well outside of the refrigerator so please don't store them in the pantry, or on the kitchen counter.
Servings: 125 (one treat per serving)
Serving size: 4 g
Calories per serving: 8
Total Fat: 0.08 g
Saturated Fat 0.01 g
Total Carbohydrates: 1.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Total Sugars 0.07 g
Protein: 0.3 g
Vitamin A: 147 IU
Vitamin B3: 0.1 mg
Vitamin C: 0.1 mg
Calcium: 2 mg
Iron: 0.08 mg
Magnesium: 3 mg
Phosphorous: 8 mg
Potassium: 11 mg
Zinc: 0.06 mg