ALL-NATURAL HOMEMADE COMFY PET BAKERY
MASTER INGREDIENT LIST
Comfy Pet offers made-to-order, all-natural, homemade treats, baked fresh with quality ingredients, then cooled, packed and shipped the same day for overnight delivery to your door. With a focus on wellness, Comfy Pet special treats feature select ingredients, such as local honey and sea meal, for their many health benefits and therapeutic effects.
Here are all the select quality Comfy-Pet-approved master list of ingredients that may be included and make our treats so special:
Almond Milk - Almond milk is made from processing almonds, which are safe in moderation for pets.
Apples, unsweetened applesauce - Apples are a good source of fiber as well as vitamin A and C. Make sure to take out the seeds and the core before feeding to your dog, as these can be choking hazards as well as toxic for your pet, and choose applesauce with no added sweeteners. Apples are wonderful crunchy treats for your dog. Apples with the skin on are full of plant chemicals (phytonutrients) that are thought to be protective against some types of cancer in humans. They are a source of vitamins A and C and fiber. Apple seeds, however, contain cyanide so your dog should not be allowed to eat the core.
Bananas - Bananas are a good source of potassium, manganese, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, biotin and copper. Bananas are low in sodium and cholesterol, but due to the sugar content in bananas, dogs should only eat them as a treat, and not as a regular part of their diets.
Barley Flour – For a dry dog treat binder, complex grains such as oatmeal, brown rice, barley and millet provide better nutrition than many other grains.
Blueberries - All the antioxidants, fiber and phytochemicals blueberries boast provide the same benefits for your dog's body that they give yours. This popular berry is packed with antioxidants to help maintain a strong immune system, a healthy heart and sharp mind. They contain fiber, vitamin K, manganese, and some studies have found that they help to reduce stroke damage in pets and heart disease. There has been quite a bit of research done that a blueberry-enriched diet may improve cognitive function in older dogs. Because blueberries are rich in natural antioxidants and that plays an important role in preventing a increase of oxidative damage in brain aging. Studies have shown that older dogs that consume blueberries and other antioxidants over several years are more able to perform tasks, and learn new ones, than old dogs that were fed an average diet.
Brewer’s Yeast - Brewer's yeast is rich in antioxidants which can make your dog's skin healthier and his coat shinier. Another benefit of brewer's yeast is that, if your pet receives daily supplements of brewer's yeast, it may help to repel biting insects like ticks and fleas. Brewer’s yeast is the yeast that’s left over from making alcohol. Dogs seem to really enjoy the tangy taste of brewer’s yeast. It’s full of B vitamins which are good for skin, coat, and carbohydrate metabolism. Make sure you’re using brewer’s yeast (available at health food stores), not baking yeast which will make your dog sick. Brewer’s yeast can spice up your dog’s appetite. Just sprinkle a little on the food of a picky eater and watch her dive into her food.
Broth, Gravy, Bouillon - chicken, turkey, lamb, beef - Meat carcasses are full of glucosamine, chondroitin, hyaluronic acid and lots of collagen. Cooking bones for a long time means these nutrients are transferred into the broth for your dog to absorb and use in their own joints, cartilage and ligaments. A free, bioavailable joint supplement if you will, without additives. Avoid any additives like salt, onion, peppers, nutmeg, etc.
Brown Rice Flour - Brown rice is an excellent source of manganese, and a good source of selenium, phosphorus, copper, magnesium, and niacin (vitamin B3). It is also rich in fiber and protein. Rice is good to feed when your dog has an upset tummy and needs a bland meal. There are a variety of different types of rice. Brown rice is a little higher in protein and a little lower in fat when compared to white rice. White or instant rice is an easily digestible carbohydrate which makes it a good source of energy when your dog has an upset tummy or if you are feeding an older dog.
Carrots - Carrots are high in soluble fiber. If your dog has loose stools, he may benefit by adding carrots to his diet. The added fiber may help to add some bulk to his stools. Beta-Carotene is a carotenoid that is an antioxidant and a precursor to Vitamin A. Because of the wall of cellulose in carrots that is not digestible by dogs, you must cook the carrots to receive the nutritional benefit from carrots. Vitamin A provides a host of nutritional benefits to your dog. Beyond supporting eye health, it also assists in supporting immune health and supporting skin and coat health.
Carotene – For dogs, carotene is easily converted by the intestinal cells into the usable Vitamin A.
Cat Food, dry or canned - Cat food is much higher in protein than dog food, thanks to its higher percentage of meat. This might be why cat food is so appealing to dogs. While not nutritionally appropriate to replace a dog’s diet, cat food is safe for treats.
Cheese – Dogs can eat aged cheeses like cheddar (including sharp and mild), swiss and parmesan, which have particularly low levels of lactose, while feta and mozzarella have higher lactose content (although still minimal). And then there's goat cheese, made from goat's milk, which contains less lactose than cow's milk.
Cheddar, Mozzarella, Provolone or Swiss – Cheeses are a good source of protein; rich in calcium; a good source of vitamin A; an aid to controlling hypertension; a source of Linoleic acid and Sphingolipids (help prevent cancer). A dog’s teeth and jaws are comprised primarily of calcium. When there is not enough calcium in a dog’s diet the risk of developing periodontitis increases.
Chickpea / Garbanzo Bean Flour - Chickpea (or Garbanzo Bean) flour is high in easily digestible protein, which your dog needs a lot of. Chickpea is an excellent source of folic acid, potassium and fiber, and a good source of iron, magnesium, copper, zinc and phosphorus. Chickpeas contain thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6 and calcium.
Chlorophyll - The benefits of chlorophyll for dogs are pretty much the same as they are for people: Protects against cancer, Regenerates red blood cells, Provides energy for your dog, Cleans and detoxifies the bloodstream and eliminates free radicals, Cleans the digestive tract, Heals wounds, Fights infection and disease, Helps with colon health and stool problems, Cuts out grazing and grass eating, Helps with oral health and gum disease, and Every organ in the body benefits from it.
Cinnamon - Good for dogs weighed down with painful joints due to arthritis because its anti-inflammatory properties reduce the stiffness and help ease the pain associated with this musculoskeletal disorder. It is also good for the heart as its calcium and fiber content is effective in fighting heart diseases. Cinnamon is noted to improve blood circulation because of its blood thinning compound content. With good blood circulation, the supply of oxygen to the different cells of the body is ensured giving the dog the capability for higher metabolic activity. Cinnamon has antifungal and antibacterial properties thus it is highly effective in dealing with external and internal infections. Cinnamon adds not only a new flavor but also a myriad of medicinal benefits. These include anti-inflammatory properties as well as the ability to slow or stop bacteria growth. For older or obese/overweight dogs who are at risk of contracting diabetes, as little as a half a teaspoon of cinnamon a day can help regulate blood sugar and raise insulin resistance. Some studies show that cinnamon can fight the fungus that causes yeast infections. This is great news for dogs who suffer from allergies – that’s because these pooches are the most prone to yeast infections that are resistant to medication… but not to cinnamon! Traditionally, cinnamon has been used around the world to remedy flatulence, nausea, diarrhea, and painful menstrual periods. It’s also believed to boost energy, vitality, circulation, cognitive function and overall brain health, and to improve the digestion of dairy products.
Coconut Flour - Coconut flour provides beneficial starches and promotes organism balance in the gut, and is healthy for pets (and humans) to consume.
Coconut Oil - Coconut oil is good for dogs and can help aid your pets' digestion, improve their coats, help prevent infection and more.
Cranberries - The addition of cranberries to your dog's diet also has several other benefits. Cranberries are rich in vitamins including A, B1, B2, C, and many nutrients. They are full of minerals and antioxidants. Cranberries are an excellent supplement to your dog's diet for the promotion of urinary tract health and they are good for the owner as well. This is one treat that you can enjoy with your dog, so go grab a handful and enjoy them together. This deliciously, natural source of Vitamin C also helps keep your best friend's immune system strong.
Eggs - Eggs contain several nutrients that benefit your pup, like protein, folate, Vitamin A, selenium, zinc, calcium, and potassium.
Fats – Some fats are necessary in a dog's and cat's diet. The key is to offer a good source Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids in the correct ratio on a daily basis. Omega-3 fatty acids are the body’s and brain’s natural anti-inflammatory – providing protection against inflammatory diseases. Daily healthy fats can come from: Olive oil, Fish oil – a balanced Vitamin A and D Cod Liver Oil or Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil or Norwegian Krill Oil, Coconut Oil, Ground flax seed or flax oil, Milk fat from dairy products as referenced, and Fat from the poultry and fish that they eat.
Fennel Seeds - Fennel supplies vitamins C and A, calcium, iron, and potassium. It is also known to help with indigestion, bloating and flatulence. Fennel can also help to freshen a dog's breath. The oils in fennel may cause a photosensitive dermatitis in some animals, but such occurrences are rare.
Flax Seed, meal or ground - Flax seed (ground or oil) is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential fatty acids that are good for skin and coat. Whole flax seeds are best if ground right before feeding as this type of fat can go rancid quickly. Flax seed can also be added to your dog's diet as a source of fiber.
Goat Milk - Goat milk contains vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, trace elements, enzymes, protein, and fatty acids. In fact, the body can digest goat’s milk in 20 minutes. Having fat molecules one-fifth the size of those in cow’s milk makes it easily digestible and tolerable even for dogs with digestive issues. Raw goat milk is a source of easily digested probiotics that can help with many chronic diseases, including: Liver disease, Heavy metal poisoning, Malnutrition, Kidney disease, Kidney stones, Diabetes, GI disease, Poor digestion, and Diarrhea. A few of the highly touted benefits of including goat’s milk as part of a regular, healthy pet food diet include: Help with digestive issues, Alleviate allergies and itching, Relieve arthritis symptoms and joint paint.
Greek yogurt - Unless your dog is lactose intolerant, plain Greek yogurt is better and safer for dogs than other types of yogurt. It contains more concentrated levels of probiotics (live cultures of bacteria), which do good things for a dog’s gut. Greek yogurt is particularly helpful for dogs taking antibiotics, which kill off some of the good bacteria in a dog’s gut. The probiotics in Greek yogurt also fight yeast infections, which can help dogs with recurring ear or skin infections. Avoid flavored or sweetened Greek yogurt.
Green Beans - Nutritious and low in calories, green beans are a good choice that will load dogs up with iron and vitamins. Green beans are a good source of plant fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese.
Honey, raw, unprocessed, organic, local honey from area farmers - Honey is an excellent source of flavonoids and may contain anti-cancer properties. Raw honey contains vitamin B6, vitamin B12, folic acid, and vitamins C, D and E, as well as calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and is a good source of anti-oxidants. Plus, the live enzymes found in honey make it antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic and antifungal. Honey helps dogs with allergies, infections, kennel cough, and digestion, as well as wounds including burns, hot spots and pressure sores. Honey is naturally high in enzymes, high in antioxidants and flavonoids, and it kills anti-resistant bacteria including MRSA.
Lemon, lemon juice, dehydrated whole lemon powder – Lemon is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-viral, immune system boosting, a digestive aid and liver cleanser. Lemons contain bioflavonoids, calcium, citric acid, limonene, magnesium and vitamin C. Lemon is also excellent for treating periodontal issues, for avoiding and treating ear infections and when used as a household cleaner thus reducing your dog’s exposure to harsh chemicals. There are many health benefits of lemon for your dog.
Lentil Flour - Lentils are a great source of iron, fiber, and plant-based protein. Lentil’s low-calorie, high-fiber content helps dogs feel fuller when eating and while keeping blood levels from spiking too sharply after a meal. This makes them a great supplement for diabetic pets. Lentils are good for dogs. They are good source of protein and do not cause gas problems. Split yellow lentil and split red lentil are most digestible lentils for dogs.
Liver- Liver is available freeze-dried in most pet stores and it is a great training treat. You can also buy it fresh in the grocery store to feed at home. Fresh liver can be cooked and then baked to make your own liver treats. Liver is an excellent source of B vitamins (Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, and Folic acid), Vitamin A, and Vitamin K. It is also a great source of iron. Warning: Too much liver may be toxic to dogs because of its high vitamin A content. Therefore, it is best to limit the amount of liver fed to your dog to not more than 1 g of fresh liver/Kg body weight per day.
Milk, Dairy Products - Not all dairy products contain the same amount of lactose. The major issue when it comes to dogs and dairy is lactose content. The problem, especially for adult dogs, is that their digestive systems tend to be lactose intolerant. Some dogs have no problems digesting milk and dairy products. Yet others experience acute intestinal distress — like gas, diarrhea or vomiting — whenever they consume these kinds of foods. It all comes down to how your dog handles a specific nutrient found in milk — a nutrient known as lactose. However, the majority of dogs and cats do not have an adverse reaction to all dairy products.
Lactose is an enzyme that breaks down and helps the digestive system to process lactose. The higher a product’s lactose content, the less likely your dog will enjoy the aftermath, regardless of how happily he eats, drinks, or laps it up. Many kinds of cheese and yogurt contain considerably less lactose than milk. Most cheeses contain very little lactose. About a gram or less per serving. While whole milk contains 11 grams. The lower the lactose content of any dairy product, the more likely it will be for your dog to tolerate consuming them without distress, so it is best of only offer low-lactose dairy products to your dog. In fact, almost any cheese can make a great natural treat for any pet. If consumed in reasonable amounts some dairy products are very beneficial for most dogs and cats. If your dog or cat is not lactose intolerant, plain yogurt or kefir is an excellent immune system booster. A little hard cheese or cottage cheese on a daily basis is a good source of nutrition. If your dog or cat is lactose intolerant – some can tolerate hard cheese as during the cheese making process most of the lactose is removed. Many dogs and cats eat yogurt, hard cheese and cottage cheese on a daily basis.
Oats, oat flour, oatmeal, rolled oats - A great source of soluble fiber, which can be especially beneficial to senior dogs with bowel irregularity issues. It is also a great alternate grain for dogs allergic to wheat. Oatmeal is beneficial for dogs, especially older dogs. It is a good alternative source of grains for dogs.
Olive Oil or Sesame Oil - Making sure your dog gets enough Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in their diet is essential to good health. Olive Oil and Sesame Oil are both good sources of Omega 6 fatty acids. Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids must be consumed on a daily basis and in the correct ratio.
Papain - Papain, or papaya proteinase I, is a natural enzyme found in the papaya. Enzymes work to speed up chemical reactions in ways that help your pet down that path to perfect health. Most of the problems humans face, like achy joints or upset stomachs, can haunt your dog, as well. From immune system support to improved mobility, supplements with powerful enzymes like papain can help.
Parsley - Parsley is a powerful herb that contains high levels of beta carotene, vitamin B12, chlorophyll, calcium, and is fortified with vitamin C. It aids in digestion, liver support, kidneys, and adrenal glands, purifies blood and bodily fluids and helps boost your dog's immune system.
Pea Flour - In small amounts, pea flour can be a good dog food ingredient as it is rich in iron and calcium and is also high in fiber.
Peanut Butter, peanut butter powder - Most peanut butter is safe for dogs to eat, and in moderation peanut butter can be an excellent source of protein and healthy fats, vitamins B and E, and niacin. Best is unsalted peanut butter or homemade peanut butter, with no added salt or sugars.
HEALTH ALERT: XYLITOL - Most peanut butter is safe, but some can be deadly. Recently, some peanut butter manufacturers switched to using the sweetener xylitol. Xylitol is a sugar substitute often found in sugar-free products like chewing gum, toothpaste, breath mints, chewable vitamins and baked goods. It is safe for people, but toxic to dogs.
Pumpkin Puree - Good for both diarrhea and constipation, canned pumpkin (not raw, not the sugary, spicy pie filling) is loaded with fiber and beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A. Pumpkins are full of Vitamins A, C, Iron and Fiber and contain lots of Beta Carotene which is an essential antioxidant. The fiber can be very useful in the treatment and maintenance of digestive health of your dog. Few foods are more readily consumed than pumpkin puree (not the pumpkin pie filling) by our pets; just a small portion in their daily diets (1/4 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon, depending on the pet's weight) can make the difference between a case of chronic diarrhea or constipation and a normal daily bowel movement. Many veterinarians often prescribe pumpkin as part of the treatment for either intestinal malady, as well as simply a healthful dietary supplement. It may not seem logical at first that something like pumpkin fiber can treat both defecation's that are too runny as well as too hard and dry.
Salmon, canned or cooked - Canned salmon is perfectly safe for dogs to eat and is, in fact, a great way to add omega 3’s and protein to the diet. Look for low sodium options if available. These fats support the immune system and can be beneficial for skin and coat health. There has also been some indication that they may benefit dogs with allergies. You can feed salmon or salmon oil. If feeding salmon, make sure it’s cooked before serving, as raw salmon can carry a parasite that can make your dog sick. Salmon is also rich in vitamins A, B-complex, and vitamin D, as well as magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
Sea Meal – an all-natural vitamin-mineral powdered pet supplement to provide nutrients lacking in the animal’s diet, and beneficial for commercial use at farms, breeder’s kennels, and race tracks, and for all pets, containing Wachter’s Exclusive Blend of Sea Vegetation, brewer’s yeast, dehydrated whole lemon powder, carotene, chlorophyll, vitamin B-12, wheat germ and papain. For more information visit SuperSeaNutrition.com
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet potatoes are safe for dogs and can provide them with a range of health benefits. Sweet potatoes are another source of dietary fiber and contain vitamin B6, vitamin C, beta carotene, and manganese. Sweet potatoes have much more nutrition than regular potatoes. They're rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients, and are classified as an anti-diabetic food. They received this title because animal studies have found that sweet potatoes help stabilize blood sugar levels and lower insulin resistance. They contain vitamin A which also protects against emphysema. Notable Nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Iron. A few important benefits of sweet potatoes include: Supplemental Power: beta-carotene, phosphorous, vitamin C, B-complex & iron. These are all immune system boosters and help with arthritis/inflammation. Digestion: Sweet potatoes are high in fiber and have magnesium in them which makes them easy on the digestion system. Also helps with expelling heavy metals and worms. Cancer: The beta-carotene helps the body fight against free radicals, thus helping prevent cancer.
Tapioca Flour - Tapioca is one of the alternative starches being used in higher end kibbles. Its gluten free, non-GMO, and when properly processed, non-toxic. In order to make, and bind kibble you must use a certain amount of starch. Tapioca is a good choice in that it is nontoxic, gluten & lectin free.
Turmeric - Turmeric has many benefits for dog health and help with inflammation, liver issues, digestive problems, cancer and overall health.
Vanilla, alcohol-free extract - Dogs cannot eat vanilla extract is that is around 35 percent alcohol, as alcohol is severely toxic to dogs. The alcohol free vanilla extract is safe for dogs because it uses glycerin instead of alcohol as the main liquid component. Glycerin is a common ingredient in commercial dog food. It is used for texturing and flavoring in many commercial dog foods and treats. It is the vegetable glycerin that is okay for dogs, though. Glycerin derived from bio-fuel processing is not safe for dogs.
Wheat Germ - Wheat germ has several benefits when dogs consume it. It gives dogs energy and supports physical and mental performance on a daily basis. Wheat germ is a natural product that has vitamin E and omega-3 and -6 fatty acids for a shiny, soft coat and healthy hydrated skin.
Whole Wheat Flour – Whole wheat is safe for dogs, and whole grains are a great part of a balance diet for a dog. It has fibers and protein that are good for their health. However, it should not be the majority of food they eat. For example, skip kibbles and foods with grains as their main ingredient.
Comfy Pet Bakery
Delicious & Nutritious Treats & Spa Treatments
Note: Although our treats are home-baked to order with healthy human-quality ingredients, they are made for dog consumption only. These treats are not to be used as a substitute for meals or medicine. Comfy Pet bakes nutrition boosting treats to be used in addition to a well-balanced diet for your dog. We recommend two treats per day!
Shipping & Handling: All treats are made to order, baked fresh, and shipped the same day for overnight delivery. Please allow 5-10 days altogether for order processing, baking, handling and delivery.
Storage: Treats last about 1 week in a cool dry space such as a pantry. They can last for up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator and they can be stored for up to 3 months in the freezer. To thaw frozen treats, place on a countertop at room temperature for 30 minutes. Frozen treats can also be thawed in the refrigerator overnight. All Comfy Pet treats are made without preservatives using all-natural ingredients and should be treated the same as baked goods for human consumption.
Satisfaction Guaranteed: Good nutrition is vital to the health and well-being your pet! Comfy Pets are healthy, happy pets and we hope you and your pets enjoy our treats as much as we LOVE making them! We so much appreciate your business and your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are not pleased with your Comfy Pet treats for any reason, please let us know right away (within 5 to 10 days) and we will replace your order free of charge.
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