Oh my God! 7 or 8 treats? That's way too many, you're gonna kill your dog!
No, I'm totally kidding. That's like, nothing. If you are worried about overfeeding, you can just use your dog's kibble for training, and save the higher value treats (the yummy all-natural ones) for training more difficult things.
Niko: American Showline GSD 5 years old
Rosa: American Muppet Dog (GSD/Border Collie mix) 5 years old