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Dehydrated veggie treats?
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10 July 2014 - 2:05 pm
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So I have been thinking more about how I can keep Molly on track with her weight reduction yet still give her treats when we are out and about and training. I love the green beans idea, but I don’t want to travel with soggy green beans in my pocket :)

So I was thinking of using my hubby’s handy dehydrator on some fresh carrots. Has anyone tried this? Are there any other veggies I can try out?

Any insight would be greatly appreciated!

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10 July 2014 - 2:19 pm
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Do you mind carrying cut up baby carrots? I don’t think you would have to dehydrate them and they are easy to carry. I carry those for myself! 🙂 

Shelby only liked her baby carrots if they were pre-cut for her but if Molly likes carrots, that might a good one. Or cucumbers. Shelby loved cucumbers too! 

Good luck! 

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Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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10 July 2014 - 2:24 pm
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You absolutely can do that! I know you can buy them as well, but home made is so much better. If you decide to do it, let us know, we’d love to share it in the Tripawds Nutrition blog . Great idea!

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10 July 2014 - 2:28 pm
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I might try both at first to see which kind Molly prefers. She is totally not a picky eater, as evident by her current size ;).

And Jerry, I plan on making a Youtube video of my attempts at making her dehydrated treats, so I will post a link when it is up and running!

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10 July 2014 - 6:24 pm
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Oh fantastic, I can’t wait for the movie!

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10 July 2014 - 7:58 pm
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I’d love to see how this goes too! I’ve been on the fence about buying a dehydrator now for a few months. I dried some banana chips in the oven and everyone (including Tanner) went gaga for them. 

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10 July 2014 - 9:43 pm
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Here’s another great use of a dehydrator: Homemade chicken jerky treats!

How to Make Paw Lickin’ Good, Home Made Chicken Jerky Dog Treats

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17 July 2014 - 9:10 pm
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Here ya go! Molly loves them!

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This video is ADORABLE!  Where’s the Emmy Award? You get the award for best DOGUMENTARY in the Health and Nutrition category!

Thanks a bunch, this is so wonderful, and thank you for the shout out too, that is so kind.

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18 July 2014 - 8:23 pm
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Yay for pup approval of healthy treats!

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24 July 2014 - 4:29 pm
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Oh I have to go buy a dehydrator now!! 

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