Barb's Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats

Barb's Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats GMO free ingredients! Flour, oats, pumpkin, peanut butter,honey, coconut oil, water & cinnamon,they're so good for your dog! Yummy! Only $10 lb, + S&H
(7)

I have always fed my dogs royally and now your dogs can be as pampered as mine! I take great care to buy only the best GMO free ingredients, flour, oats, pumpkin, peanut butter, coconut oil, raw honey and cinnamon! I roll them out by hand and bake them fresh, with love for my dogs, and now, for yours too! Your dogs will love you for it! No more fillers, by-products, artificial colors or flavors! Don't your dogs deserve the best? Of course they do!

Michelle
08/05/2016

Michelle

Greta was whining the whole time I set this up. She

We see these things all the time!  Please just give your dogs Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats!
06/27/2016
UrDogs

We see these things all the time! Please just give your dogs Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats!

"Give a good dog a bone"...this is exactly what you should not always do!

Five Immune-Boosting Uses of Colloidal Silver - Dogs Naturally Magazine
06/24/2016
Five Immune-Boosting Uses of Colloidal Silver - Dogs Naturally Magazine

Five Immune-Boosting Uses of Colloidal Silver - Dogs Naturally Magazine

Even the healthiest of dogs gets a little bloody here and again. In fact, we would argue, the healthier the dog, the more trouble he might be getting into when roaming free in the yard. He runs out, chases a rabbit behind the shed… and here he comes with a nice little gash along his …

Please! !! Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats! Safe, yummy, and good for your dog ♡
06/24/2016

Please! !! Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats! Safe, yummy, and good for your dog ♡

THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!

How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets, you ask? I mean, most dogs chew on rawhide for hours on end, and not only does it keep them busy, but they seem to last forever.

Well if you understood what it took to make this toxic “raw” leather stick, you would quickly understand what the problem is.

Aside from the horror stories circulating all over social media these days, of pets needing emergency surgery after consuming rawhide, the majority of pet parents today, especially the newbies, believe that this chew is some sort of dried up meat stick. Let me debunk that myth right away!

A rawhide stick is not the by-product of the beef industry nor is it made of dehydrated meat. Rather, rawhide is the by-product of the “Leather Industry”, so theoretically it is a leather chew. Sounds awesome, right?

“Producing rawhide begins with the splitting of an animal hide, usually from cattle. The top grain is generally tanned and made into leather products, while the inner portion, in its “raw” state, goes to the dogs.” TheBark.com

So, how does this leather, which is conveniently rolled up into pretty shapes, actually get made into those rawhide chews?

Follow along my friends and I will enlighten you on how this hide travels through a leathery process where it transforms from hide to a not-so beautiful, colorful, chew stick. Here is a paraphrased tutorial that was explained by the whole dog journal several years back:

STEP 1: Normally, cattle hides are shipped from slaughterhouses to tanneries for processing. These hides are then treated with a chemical bath to help “preserve” the product during transport to help prevent spoilage.

(No one wants to purchase a black, spoiled rawhide stick!)

Once at the tannery: the hides are soaked and treated with either an ash-lye solution or a highly toxic recipe of sodium sulphide liming. This process will help strip the hair and fat that maybe attached to the hides themselves.

(No, no one wants to see a hairy hide…)

Next on this glorious journey, these hides are then treated with chemicals that help “puff” the hide, making it easier to split into layers.

The outer layer of the hide is used for goods like car seats, clothing, shoes, purses, etc. But, it’s the inner layer that is needed to make the rawhide. (Oh and other things like gelatin, cosmetics, and glue as well!)

STEP 2: Now that we have the inner layer of the hide, it’s time to go to the post-tannery stage! Hides are washed and whitened using a solution of hydrogen peroxide and/or bleach; this will also help remove the smell of the rotten or putrid leather. Bonus!
(Research also shows that other chemicals maybe used here to help the whitening process if the bleach isn’t strong enough.)

STEP 3: Now it’s time to make these whitened sheets of this “leathery by-product” look delicious! So, here is where the artistic painting process comes in.

“Basted, smoked, and decoratively tinted products might be any color (or odor) underneath the coating of (often artificial) dyes and flavors. They can even be painted with a coating of titanium oxide to make them appear white and pretty on the pet store shelves.” - whole-dog-journal.com

“…the Material Safety Data Sheet reveals a toxic confection containing the carcinogen FD&C Red 40, along with preservatives like sodium benzoate. But tracking the effects of chemical exposure is nearly impossible when it’s a matter of slow, low-dose poisoning.”– thebark.com

Ok, now that these hides have been painted, it’s time for the final process.

STEP 4: Getting it to last forever!

Because the FDA does not consider these chews to be food, really it’s a free for all when it comes to the manufacturers of these leather strips, and the products they may want to add to these chews, to get them to last forever. Any sort of glue can be added here to get these bad boys to never come apart.

When tested: Lead, arsenic, mercury, chromium salts, formaldehyde, and other toxic chemicals have been detected in raw hides. So it’s safe to say that any sort of glues can be used as well!

Finally, it’s time to package and attach all the glorious marketing labels to the product.

Check out the fine print warning that’s attached with some of these rawhides:
“Choking or blockages. If your dog swallows large pieces of rawhide, the rawhide can get stuck in the esophagus or other parts of the digestive tract. Sometimes, abdominal surgery is needed to remove them from the stomach or intestines. If it isn’t resolved, a blockage can lead to death.“

(Oh, how lovely…)

And there it is! It’s now ready to be shipped to store shelves where it can be purchased for our loving animal companions.

How do proactive veterinarians feel about these chews?

Here is world-renowned veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker's take on the matter:

“The name ‘rawhide’ is technically incorrect. A more accurate name would be processed-hide, because the skin isn’t raw at all. But the term “rawhide” has stuck.

Rawhide chews start out hard, but as your dog works the chew it becomes softer, and eventually he can unknot the knots on each end and the chew takes on the consistency of a slimy piece of taffy or bubble gum. And by that time your dog cannot stop working it -- it becomes almost addictive.

At this point, there’s no longer any dental benefit to the chew because it has turned soft and gooey, and, in fact, it has become a choking and intestinal obstruction hazard.“

P.S. Ready for the jaw dropper?

An investigation by Humane Society International stated in their report, “In a particularly grisly twist, the skins of brutally slaughtered dogs in Thailand are mixed with other bits of skin to produce rawhide chew toys for pet dogs. Manufacturers told investigators that these chew toys are regularly exported to and sold in U.S. stores.” – dogingtonpost.com

Rodney Habib Pet Health Site

"An educated, informed and well-researched community of pet owners can only put more pressure on the pet food industry to be better! When pet owners know better, they will only do better!"

Save a Dog
06/10/2016

Save a Dog

Thanks to Save a Dog follower Lisa for sending us this handy graphic!

You can have all you want, sweet puppy
06/02/2016

You can have all you want, sweet puppy

9 ways dogs say 'I love you'
04/11/2016
9 ways dogs say 'I love you'

9 ways dogs say 'I love you'

Your canine companion shows affection in many ways. You just have to know what to look for. Here's how your dog says I love you.

I should do this!
04/01/2016
'Bone-appetite'? Seattle's new dog food truck gets 2 paws up

I should do this!

SEATTLE -- A new Seattle-area food truck is barking up the right tree.The Seattle Barkery is a mobile café that specializes in canine cuisine. Owners Ben and Dawn Ford whip up goodies for four-legged customers, from bacon pupcakes to peanut butter pumpkin

And don't forget the Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats!!
03/06/2016
31 Healthiest Foods For Your Dog

And don't forget the Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats!!

If you’d like to reward your pet with table scraps, you actually can safely, just make sure that you choose people foods that aren't harmful for canines...

Timeline Photos
02/14/2016

Timeline Photos

Cheryl
02/12/2016

Cheryl

Yep.. ☺🐶

Special! Special! Special! Between now and Valentine's Day, you can get your pampered pooch and eight ounce bag of pumpk...
02/10/2016

Special! Special! Special! Between now and Valentine's Day, you can get your pampered pooch and eight ounce bag of pumpkin treats for only $8 with shipping included! You can't beat that! :-) just hit the Call Now button and I'll have your package in the mail first thing tomorrow! :-)

Brandon Weber
02/09/2016

Brandon Weber

Yes, yes, yes!

Gotta love em, even muddy ♡
02/09/2016

Gotta love em, even muddy ♡

Mud puppy!!

Bring him in and give him Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats! :-)
02/09/2016

Bring him in and give him Barb's pampered pooch pumpkin treats! :-)

IF YOU SEE A DOG ON A CHAIN WITHOUT PROPER SHELTER, FOOD AND WATER...CALL ANIMAL CONTROL OR YOUR LOCAL POLICE DEPT.

THIS IS THE LAW!

SO IF YOU DONT WANT THE COPS AT YOUR HOUSE.....BRING YOUR DOGS INSIDE OR PROVIDE THE PROPER SHELTER....PROPER PROPER PROPER SHELTER....EXTRA FOOD TO HELP THEM SURVIVE THE COLD AND FRESH WATER, NOT FROZEN ICE.

PEOPLE ARE DOING NEIGHBOR HOOD WATCHES AND REPORTING. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO GIVE YOUR NAME TO REPORT ANIMAL ABUSE!

Sevier County Animal Control 865-453-4668

Sevierville City Animal Control 865-453-5507

Pigeon Forge Police Dept. 865-453-9063

Gatlinburg Police Dept. 865-436-5181

02/09/2016

7199371590. ..your treats are only a phone call away ♡

7 simple GMO free ingredients!  So good for your dog ♡
02/09/2016

7 simple GMO free ingredients! So good for your dog ♡

Made another 50 lbs yesterday. ..who needs em??? I KNOW  your dogs do!  ♡
02/08/2016

Made another 50 lbs yesterday. ..who needs em??? I KNOW your dogs do! ♡

Timeline Photos
02/07/2016

Timeline Photos

Here is a 2 pound box ready to ship! !! I can deliver local :)
01/31/2016

Here is a 2 pound box ready to ship! !! I can deliver local :)

Mmmm.... they smells so good while they're baking! Makes me hungry! :-)
01/25/2016

Mmmm.... they smells so good while they're baking! Makes me hungry! :-)

All they really want is the TREATS!
01/24/2016

All they really want is the TREATS!

Lol...YES! ❤

5 Pushy Dog Behaviors and How to Deal With Them | Pet360
01/24/2016
5 Pushy Dog Behaviors and How to Deal With Them | Pet360

5 Pushy Dog Behaviors and How to Deal With Them | Pet360

Sometimes our beloved best friends can act a little …rude. But you don't have to live with your dog's pushy behavior. Here are five common problems and how to deal with them.

Omgosh, those are sooo yummy! ! More, please ♡
01/20/2016

Omgosh, those are sooo yummy! ! More, please ♡

I'm so grateful to have this big beautiful mixer! Up until yesterday I was doing this all by hand...
01/19/2016

I'm so grateful to have this big beautiful mixer! Up until yesterday I was doing this all by hand...

Timeline Photos
01/19/2016

Timeline Photos

All pampered pooches love Barbs Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats ♡♡♡
01/19/2016

All pampered pooches love Barbs Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats ♡♡♡

Address

9354 County Rd. 100 S.
Alamosa, CO
81101

Telephone

(719) 937-2665

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Barb's Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Barb's Pampered Pooch Pumpkin Treats:

Nearby pet stores & pet services