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05-14-2014 11:21 AM
Pax8
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Originally Posted by The Stig View Post
I am tempted to purchase a dehydrator now.
Dehydrators are awesome! I have a little Walmart one: Nesco / American Harvest 4 Tray Food Gardenmaster Dehydrator: Appliances : Walmart.com

It works like a charm on everything I put in it. It held two entire chopped up deer lungs easy and had them well dried in about four hours. I've even dried tracheas in it. It's saved me hundreds of dollars easy at this point, and the treats it produces are much healthier than most things I would buy.

I could just boil the meat, but I really like it dehydrated because it saves all the oily/wet mess you get in a treat bag and on your hands from boiled or pan-fried meat.

And yeah, the tripe was pretty bad. I've done it one more time since then with the dehydrator running in the garage instead of in the house, but the tripe is still just a bit too rank for my taste even after it's dried. I thought the worst food I ever smelled was going to be durian, but the tripe is above and beyond that!
05-14-2014 07:16 AM
Kuma of Manenggon All beef kosher hot dogs..nough said
05-13-2014 07:23 AM
sabledog3 Hot dogs or just plain biscuits, he loves little dog bone biscuits for some reason. If I don't feel like using treats or don't have them,I use the freedom to sniff as a reward
05-13-2014 04:31 AM
jme12 Blue cheese. My GSD stopped paying attention to a RABBIT for blue cheese.
05-13-2014 03:54 AM
SummerGSDLover
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Originally Posted by Lauri & The Gang View Post
While my boys' favorite training reward is playing ball, I do also use hot dogs. I cut them into thin slices and microwave them until dry and crunchy.

All my dogs LOVE those!
Laurie, how long do you microwave them to make them crunchy
?
*-*Summer*-*
05-13-2014 12:44 AM
The Stig
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Originally Posted by Pax8 View Post
I dehydrated some green tripe in my machine once. ONCE.


You are a generous owner; once is one too many for me. I have a cheap cleaver & old cutting board whose life purpose are only to slice frozen green tripe rolls. I am Asian and have eaten some gnarly & disgusting stuff, but even I balk at green tripe.

I used to use NB rolls, but my dog actually got bored with them as bait for our tracking. So, now we use turkey hotdogs as HV treats and the remaining NB as food reward for obedience training.

I am tempted to purchase a dehydrator now.
05-12-2014 11:50 PM
gsdsar Hotdogs. Cut into small pieces. I tried lots of stuff. That's what my dog loves.


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05-12-2014 11:50 PM
Tratkins Dried lamb and chicken...oh and drive thru hamburger if I am in a pinch!
05-12-2014 11:45 PM
Susan_GSD_mom I finally had some time to go back and read everyone's suggestions--they're great! Thanks! (and my dogs thank you all too!)

Susan
05-12-2014 11:29 PM
MustLoveGSDs Bil Jac frozen
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