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Chicken for a Puppy

April 28th, 2008, 02:08 PM
We have a 9 1/2 week old Papillon puppy and she doesn't do well with hard treats, I don't want to feed her some of those play-doh looking treats as there is no nutritional value what so ever. Could I boil chicken and give her small pieces, so I have a training tool other than verbal and touch praise?


April 28th, 2008, 02:19 PM
i think chicken is fine for little pupster, the other treats are too hard for her baby teeth. She will respond better to something like chicken also.

April 28th, 2008, 02:35 PM
Boiled pieces of chicken is a great treat. :thumbs up

You can also use liver or make salmon treats. There are several recipe ideas for treats in the sub-forum here....

April 28th, 2008, 02:36 PM
I will check out the rest of the forum, thank you.

It's just so hard to chew big and tough treats when your growing and only 1.8 pounds right now!!! :laughing:

April 28th, 2008, 02:43 PM
There's quite a few recipes for soft treats and you can make them any size you want. :D

April 28th, 2008, 02:59 PM
Awesome Nova will be pleased!!!!! :dog::goodvibes: