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Homemade Dog Treats: Recipe for easy-to-make Gary’s Dog Munchies. Yum!

Stuffed puppy!
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Today is as good a day as any to reprint my homemade dog biscuit recipe.

My dog munchies make safe Thanksgiving treats for pets, great Christmas stocking stuffers for family dogs and cats, or just plain good treats you can give to your pets any time you want.

They’ve even been served on more than a few occasions (accidentally?) to humans watching Sunday afternoon football on TV. There have been no harmful effects noted, other than a tendency to whine and growl when the Raiders make stupid plays.

To help get you into a fun baking mood, here is my own personal recipe for Gary’s Favorite Dog Munchies, still fresh and delicious after the nearly three decades I’ve been publishing it.
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Posted on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
Under: dog food | 1 Comment »

Pet Food: Do you really know what’s in the bag?

The natural food trend appears to be going to the dogs and cats as a means to provide a healthier lifestyle for pets.

According to a recent Greenfield Online study more than half (56.2%) of San Franciscans feed their pet natural foods. Interestingly, 44% of these pet owners began feeding natural foods to their cat or dog in the past year.

But when it comes to pet food, natural doesn’t always mean healthy. This is probably a shock to the 94% of San Franciscans who believe natural foods are somewhat or very healthy.
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Posted on Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Under: Cats, dog food, dogs, Natural Pet Food, Pet food | No Comments »

Eating with the (choke) dogs

I’ve received thousands of press releases over the years, many of them a little "strange," but none stranger than this one. Actually, Dick Van Patten kind of looks like a dog, if you think about it.

Press release:

We thought your readers might like a story on how people can now eat delicious dog food with their pets!

Dick Van Patten from "Eight is Enough" is now known as "Woof-gang Van Patten" and The King of Canine Cuisine due to his line of dog food from Natural Balance, one of the biggest pet food companies in the world.

Natural Balance has just introduced a new brand of dog food known as "Eatables for Dogs." That is the first made in a "people food" plant, with 100% USDA ingredients. Meaning, it’s edible for humans — in fact, Dick has been eating it himself with his dogs!

Flavors include Spaghetti & Meatballs, Southern Style Dumplin’s, Hobo Chili, Irish Stew and Chinese Take-Out.

You can find out more about Dick and the company at — His Natural Balance food company is currently doing 60 million a year in sales and supplies food to the Lincoln Park and San Diego Zoos among others.

Dick is available for interviews, as he is truly proud of this product.

Posted on Thursday, March 2nd, 2006
Under: dog food, dogs, Pets | 1 Comment »