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June 30, 2020

Food Toppers: What’s on Your Pup’s Food?

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If you’re looking to change up what your dog is eating, or add in some variety, you might be looking to try out food toppers. Food toppers come in a variety of different formats and give you the ability to mix, match and build the perfect blend of flavor and nutrition for your pets.

Why Get Toppers

As you know well, every dog is bursting with a personality of their own. They each like to play different games and like their tummies rubbed in slightly different ways. A particularly frustrating personality trait, however, can be learning what your dog likes to eat. Some dogs will only eat at certain times of day, some will only eat if you sit with them and watch them, some will eat constantly and you won’t be able to leave a room without your dinner being snatched!

If you have a particularly picky pup at home, you can try out a few different toppers to add variety and flavor. This will add new flavors and textures without changing the main source of food for your pet. Luckily, toppers also come with a large variety of different nutritional needs so that you can make sure your pup stays in good health while eating the food she enjoys!

Key Benefits

While many pet owners would love to be able to feed their pet a wet or raw diet, the cost on these products skyrockets quickly, especially if it is the only food your dog consumes. The beauty of food toppers for pets is that you can add in a variety of foods, including wet and raw food while keeping the cost more achievable. This makes it easy and cost-effective to find a diet that keeps your dog licking the bowl at the end of each meal.

In addition to fun variety and flavor for your beloved pup, toppers can help you to add beneficial nutrients to his or her diet. This gives you the ability to customize what your pets are being fed based on their individualized needs. Some dogs need help with weight regulation, others need help getting more amino acids into their diet. Whatever your dog needs, there is a topper that can help.

Exciting Available Products

The world of dog food toppers is vast! These are a few tantalizing options to help you pick what you want to get for your furry friends:

  • Stella and Chewy’s Chicken Meal Mixers can provide high-quality raw protein on a budget, as a little bit goes a long way. This food topper is freeze-dried and packed with probiotics to help regulate your dog’s digestive tract. Added perks of this brand is that the chicken they use is both cage-free and 100% organic and their products are entirely made in the USA. If you’re looking for grain-free nutrition, this is a great place to look.

  • The Honest Kitchen Instant Daily Booster Beef Broth is a liquid treat that will provide your dog with added food benefits for 30 days for less than 10 dollars. Daily boosters add a delicious source of extra protein to your dog’s food while also providing moisture. Especially if your dog has issues with dehydration, this can be a great way to add moisture to his diet without spending extra money on wet food or having to force-feed him water. Additionally, this broth is made with 100% human-grade ingredients and a blend of beef, turmeric, pumpkin and parsley to add flavor and nutrition.

  • Pet Kelp Food Toppers provide 3 different formulas depending on what type of health benefits you’re looking for. Each of these formulas is made with dried kelp, Omega 3, 6 and 9 fats and over 70 vitamins and minerals. They are all sold in resealable bags to maintain freshness. The Skin and Coat Formula is designed to reduce shedding and dry or irritated skin. As your pup ages, you might consider adding in the Joint and Bone blend . This formula will add a serving of glucosamine to your kiddo’s diet, helping to maintain joint health and build strong, healthy bones. If your canine pal is having issues with his digestive tract, try adding the Probiotic Formula . The Lactobacillus Acidophilus will also help boost your pup’s immune system.

  • Sojo’s Lamb Plus toppers provide a balanced and nutritious addition to any dog food, wet or dry. This topper treat is 100% raw, grain-free and gluten-free. While Sojo’s is another freeze-dried meat option, it also comes with the added benefits from 5 superfoods: broccoli, green peas, apples, cranberries and blueberries. As canines are omnivorous, like humans, they also need a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables to stay healthy.

  • Redbarn Protein Puffs come in multiple delicious flavors –such as peanut butter, cheese and turkey- and can be mixed in with your dog’s food or served as a treat. These toppers are unique in that they are both low calorie and low fat while retaining a whopping 75% protein. The protein used in these treats is a human-grade caseinate that you might usually find in health supplements or protein bars. Especially if you’re having issues with weight control, you can add these treats to your dog’s diet so she gets as many treats as she wants while maintaining a low-calorie diet.

As you explore the world of dog food toppers, you’ll find lots of fun ways to spice up your dog’s food. A happy dog means a happy owner!


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