Saturday, July 30, 2011

Some loves are learned slowly

When Wookie first came to live with us, I wanted to find him treats he would enjoy, but that would also be healthy for him. There are a lot of things I refuse to buy or feed him. Bones were something I figured every dog liked, so I bought some Dentley’s Mini Knotted Bones for him. He had absolutely no interest in them, I mean none! Since I had a bag of them, I realized I needed to figure out some way to get him to be interested in them.

So I took a little melted bacon grease and painted the outside of one of them, to see if that worked. It did, but it was slow, it’s taken about 7 weeks for him to demolish the bone. Once he realized there was flavoring inside (beef), it went quicker. So yesterday I decided to give him another bone from the bag and this is what it looks like already, no bacon grease needed.


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This is Wookie's favorite place too, he has a bit of a foot/shoe fetish. He doesn't chew on them, he just likes to lay on them and lick them!

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Now that he knows he likes the inside and chewing them apart, he loves them!

4 comments:

  1. Oh Wookie is a lucky dog...

    --Chan

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  2. I'm glad he's learned to like the healthy treats. =)

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  3. Good deal! Bacon makes everything better!

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