Pet Stop of East Coast Florida

 

Quarterly News”

                                                                                                                                            2009 Winter Edition

 

DOG TREATS MADE WITH LOVE…

 

Dogs are such valued family members that it is not surprising, when it comes to their treats, there are so many to choose from as there are for humans.  Making your own homemade dog treats can be a healthy way to provide your dog with treats that are affordable and treats that they will love.

 

When you are baking your homemade dog treats you have a great deal of flexibility and can include flavor combinations that you know your dog enjoys.  Dogs will dull and lifeless coats can benefit from homemade dog treats that are rich in fatty acids.  By baking your own treats you know that all the ingredients are of high quality and that there is nothing in the treat that could possibly be harmful for your dog.

 

Homemade dog treats also provide you with the opportunity to increase your dog’s protein intake.  Store bought dog treats do not always provide the highest quality of nutritional content.  Dog treats should be high in the vitamins and nutrients and low in fat.

 

Here is one of many recipes that your dog will enjoy.  Also, if you have small children, they will also enjoy making them with you!

 

Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

 Ingredients:

 1 ½ Cups of Self Rising Flour “or” Whole Wheat Flour

¼ Cup Oatmeal

½ Cup Smooth Peanut Butter

1 Heaping tablespoon of honey

1 Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons shortening

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°.  While the oven is heating, combine the flour and oatmeal in a large bowl.  Add the peanut butter, egg, honey, vanilla and shortening to the flour and oat mixture.  Mix all the ingredients well.  Roll this mixture out until it is about ¼” thick and cut it into shapes to bake (you can pick up “dog shape” cookie cutters or use cutters for special holidays).  Bake the biscuits for 20 minutes or until they turn slightly brown.  Store them in airtight containers.

 

2009 SERVICE PRICE CHANGES

 

The only price increase for 2009 is batteries.  The new prices are:

 

$15.00 Each or 3 for $40 (not including tax)

 

Note:  The above prices including shipping and handling.

 

QUARTERLY QUOTES…

 

“Whenever I feel poor, I remember that I’d rather have my dogs than other people’s money.”

  -- Susan Conant

 

“The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.”

--Harry Falk

 

DID YOU KNOW…

 

You can learn a lot about what your dog is feeling from his body language:

 

l     Ears pulled back:  he is frightened or submissive

l     Ears forward:  he is confident or interested

l     Eyes, white showing and large pupils:  he is frightened

l     Tail lowered:  he is frightened or submissive

l      Tail raised:  he is confident

l      Tail wagging:  he is excited

 

 

 

Look for our Spring Newsletter.  Pet Stop is introducing two new exciting products that we look forward to sharing with you!

 

 

 

 

Containment Collar “February” Special

 

$2.00 Off any Containment Collar with this coupon

 

(see our website  www.floridapetstop.com) for all patterns and sizes available)