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FEEDING

How many Waggin' Train treats should I feed my dog?

Waggin’ Train treats are just that – treats - and should be fed according to a dog’s weight, using the treating guidelines on each package.   Keep in mind that treats are not a complete and balanced food, and should not be fed as a replacement for a balanced diet that includes dog food. Dogs also should get plenty of fresh, clean water every day. Below is the maximum recommended number of treats for an adult dog per day.  This is based on a maximum of 10 percent of the daily calorie needs for an average adult dog.

  • Waggin’ Train Chicken Jerky Tenders 
    (not recommended for puppies or adult dogs under 5 pounds)
    • 5 to 10 pounds – 1/2 treat
    • 11 to 20 pounds – 1 treat
    • 21 to 40 pounds – 2 treats
    • Over 40 pounds – 3 treats
  • Waggin’ Train Smoky Jerky Snacks 
    (not recommended for puppies or adult dogs under 11 pounds)
    • 11 to 25 pounds – ½ treat
    • 26 to 60 pounds – 1 treat
    • Over 60 pounds – 2 treats
  • Waggin’ Train Chicken Jerky Minis
    (not recommended for puppies or adult dogs under 5 pounds)
    • 5 to 10 pounds - 1 treat
    • 11 to 15 pounds – 2 treat
    • 16 to 20 pounds – 3 treat
    • Over 20 pounds – 4 treats
  • Waggin’ Train Chicken Jerky Curls
    (not recommended for puppies or adult dogs under 5 pounds)
    • 5 to 15 pounds - 1 treat
    • 16 to 25 pounds – 2 treat
    • 26 to 40 pounds – 3 treat
    • Over 40 pounds – 4 treats
Waggin Train Treating Guidelines

Can I feed Waggin' Train to dogs under 5 pounds?

Waggin’ Train Chicken Jerky Tenders are treats, and should be fed according to a dog’s weight, using the treating guidelines on each package. The recommended caloric intake from treats is not to exceed 10 percent of a dog’s total daily caloric requirements. Feeding these treats to puppies and adult dogs weighing less than 5 pounds could result in exceeding that 10 percent recommendation.

Can I feed Waggin’ Train treats to puppies?

No. Waggin’ Train real meat treats are recommended for adult dogs. Waggin’ Train treats should be fed according to a dog’s weight, using the treating guidelines on each package. Waggin’ Train treats are not recommended for small dogs and puppies because it is recommended that treats do not exceed 10 percent of a dog's total daily caloric requirements. Feeding our treats to puppies and adult dogs weighing less than indicated on the packaging could result in exceeding this 10 percent recommendation. Keep in mind that treats are not a complete and balanced food, and should not be fed as a replacement for a balanced diet that includes dog food.

Can these treats be used in place of dog food?

No. Treats are just that, treats, and should not be fed in place of a complete and balanced diet. Always follow the treating guidelines on the package to ensure that dogs eat only the proper amount of treats each day.

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