Carob chips are a doggie-friendly alternative to chocolate.

Dogs really do love carob dog treats so it is totally worth the effort to make them.
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We all know that chocolate is dangerous for dogs…but did you know that carob makes an awesome substitute? Carob is a sweet and safe treat for dogs, and that’s why we’ve added it to our Carob Chip and Banana Gluten Free Dog Muffins with . Carob contains a naturally sweet flavor, similar to chocolate, but it also contains a variety of healthy nutrients such as vitamins A, B, and D as well as calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, and protein.
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Carob
Carob packs a whole lot of punch. It is rich in natural sugars and contains all the principal minerals and vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium and iron. Carob is great for calming an upset tummy and curbing diarrhea. It can be found in health food stores, either in vacuum sealed bags or in bulk form. Dogs really like the taste. Carob dog cookies will satisfy the most discriminating chocolate lover!
Photo provided by FlickrCarob is an excellent chocolate substitute for dogs.
Photo provided by FlickrCarob chips or carob drops make a great chocolate substitute in homemade dog treats.
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But don't give up! Carob makes a great icing for all kinds of desserts, as well as a great dog treats coating. Just follow the steps below for melting carob chips, and you'll have success!That's why carob can be a great chocolate substitute for dogs: it has a mild, sweet flavor and the color of dark chocolate, without any of the harmful stuff for dogs. Per cup of carob chips, add 1/2 cup water, and for a glossy appearance, add 1 tsp canola oil or . For dipping dog treats or other treats, you want the carob to have a thin consistency, so you can add more or less water, depending on your needs.Carob is the dog’s chocolate. It has a naturally sweet and pleasant flavor, and is packed with nutrients. It is rich in vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3, B6 and D, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese and protein. Carob is also rich in fiber and pectin, which helps eliminate toxins from the body. This super food improves digestion, lowers cholesterol, and can be used to treat diarrhea.Carob Chip Delight, our super premium peanut butter carob dog treats, is packed with 75% more natural peanut butter than our Peanut Butter Goodness! Carob Chip Delight is the canine version of a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie that your dog craves!Being naturally sweet and totally safe for your dog would be enough to make carob a great treat or ingredient, but the health benefits go even beyond that. Carob is naturally rich in a wide variety of vitamins and nutrients, including Vitamin A, B, D and E, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium. It is also rich with fiber and pectin, which aids in digestion and helps eliminate toxins.Most importantly, carob lacks the theobromine, caffeine, phenylethylamine and fromamide that is toxic to your dog. Giving them all of the yummy goodness of a sweet tasty chocolate cookie, without any of the risk.The next time you’ve got a hankering for some chocolate, keep our 100% Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Carob & Mint treats in mind for your dog – they don’t need to be left out any longer!