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Everything You Need to Know About Freeze-Dried Dog Treats

When it comes to freeze-dried dog treats, the options can seem endless. There are so many different types of treats out there, it can make even the most seasoned dog food shopper get overwhelmed and say, “Woof!” 

Are you wondering, “What’s the best training treat for my dog?” “What are freeze-dried dog treats?” “Are freeze-dried dog treats healthy?” Then you’re in the right spot!

Wholesome Pride has a line of raw, freeze-dried, limited-ingredient, grain-free dog treats. And we want to give you the full scoop on why we love them. 

Many freeze-dried protein treats are simple, healthy dog treats made with limited ingredients and only the good stuff. 

From beef liver and turkey to chicken flavor, there are many varieties for pet parents to choose from — without worrying about a mile-long list of suspect ingredients, additives, and preservatives.

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What Is a Raw Freeze-Dried Dog Treat?

Raw dog treats or raw dog foods include raw meat, vegetables, and fruit, as well as other dehydrated and freeze-dried products. (Raw cat treats like beef heart or chicken liver usually nix the fruits and veggies as cats are obligate carnivores.)

Basically, if the treats are prepared without being heated up to boiling temperature, they can be called ‘raw.’ The freeze-drying process removes moisture at low temperatures. These uncooked treats will fit into your dog’s lifestyle seamlessly if they follow a raw diet.

Much like the food NASA astronauts pack for space missions, a raw freeze-dried treat takes that uncooked food and freeze-dries it for a much (much) longer shelf life! 

Our salmon, beef liver, and chicken treats are excellent for rewarding your pup with a high-value treat they’ll LOVE! Here’s why:

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#1 Our Freeze-Dried Dog Treats are Made in the USA

We don’t mess around when it comes to our dog treats. Just like our single-ingredient dog treats, we only include nutritious, USA-made ingredients. 

Our salmon treats are made with wild-caught Alaskan salmon, the freeze-dried beef liver treats are sourced from North American farmers, and the chicken breast freeze-dried treats (which are gluten-free) are from American farmers who raise chickens humanely and cage-free.

#2 All-Natural, Grain-Free

These 100% all-natural, grain-free dog treats and chews have no artificial ingredients, fillers, or preservatives. 

#3 Keeping it Simple  

We make minimally processed, healthy treats for dogs that improve the overall wellness and balance in your pet’s nutrition. And keep happy tails wagging. Our goal with our USA-made pet food is to provide a safe snack for dogs with food allergies or sensitive stomachs.

#4 Wholesome Goals

We’re all about creating the best low-calorie dog treats with healthy and natural ingredients that you can feel great about giving to your dog. These 100% natural, grain-free dog treats have no artificial ingredients, fillers, or preservatives.

Customer review: “My 2 dogs love these! They get so excited when they see the bag. I love the fact that they aren’t loaded down with fillers and chemicals.”

Wholesome Pride Raw Freeze-Dried Salmon – 2 ingredients – Our salmon is wild-caught in Alaska, providing your pup with quality raw fish. It includes 35% crude protein, 35% crude fat, and 5% crude fiber.

WP Raw Freeze-Dried Chicken – 2 ingredients – These raw freeze-dried chicken snacks are perfect for your pup and made in the USA from American cage-free chickens. 

Wholesome Pride Raw Freeze-Dried Beef – 3 ingredients – These raw freeze-dried beef liver dog treats are perfect for your pup. Plus, they’re made in the USA from American beef.

How to Use Wholesome Pride Freeze-Dried Protein Treats

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Raw freeze-dried treats are top-notch, high-value snacks for large dogs and small dogs alike. Is your dog a picky eater? Use it as a food topper on pet food for pups who need a little extra oomph in their kibble. It’s a special treat in addition to their regular food.

They’re also great training treats that will motivate your pup to learn manners and new tricks!

While your pooch might fall in love with these tasty morsels, it’s important to remember that at all of your dog’s life stages, treats should only make up 10% of their daily calories.