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Review: Gabby’s Wink Dog Treats and Supplements

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Every dog deserves a treat from time to time. Whether you are using treats to train your pet or just as a little snack throughout the day, it's important to choose treats that are healthy, safe and offer some nutritional benefits. You can also use supplements, like the ones offered by Gabby's Wink, to add additional nutrients to Fido's diet.

Many commercial dog treats are made with artificial ingredients and fillers that do not provide any nutritional value to your pet. While they are sure to make your dog happy, that's the only benefit that they offer.

Gabby's WinkWouldn't you rather feed your pooch a snack that will benefit his overall health and well-being? Serving treats that offer a high quality source of protein, vitamins and minerals will make Fido happy and give his body the nutrients that it needs.

Plus, you can select treats formulated to meet your dog's specific needs. For example, there are treats and supplements on the market that are specifically formulated to help dogs with arthritis, dry skin or stress and anxiety issues.

This line of Gabby's Wink Dog Treats and Supplements from Gabby's Wink are designed to help dogs get the nutrients they need. They are made with natural ingredients to help dogs with hip and joint problems and aid in their overall health.

Gabby's Wink Dog Treats and Supplements

Gabby's WinkKrill Treats

As the name suggests, these treats contain natural krill oil. This oil helps to moisturize the skin and coat and reduce shedding. It is also a great source of antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids.

Krill oil has also been proven to have positive effects on:

Gabby's Wink Krill Treats are cheese flavored. As you'll see in my video review above, our dogs both love them! They are soft chews made for all sizes of dogs. Their soft texture also makes them ideal for puppies, senior dogs and dogs with dental health problems.

Ingredients: Rice bran, purified water, lecithin, safflower oil, starch, synthetic cheese flavor, glycerin, natural red coloring, sorbic acid, Vitamin E (Dl-alpha Tocopheral acetate), calcium propionate, ascorbic acid, krill oil concentrate (not less than 80 mg), Astaxanthin (antioxidant – not less than 16 mcg), Zinc Oxide (not less than 7.5mg), Linoleic Acid (not less than 700mg) and whole ground flaxseed powder (not less than 450 mg)

The dosing instructions for the first 4-6 weeks are: 1/2 chew per day for dogs weighing 0-30 pounds, 1 chew per day for dogs weighing 30-60 pounds, 2 chew per day for dogs weighing 60-120 pounds. After that, you can feed switch to the maintenance level dosing instructions which are: 1/4 chew per day for dogs weighing 0-30 pounds, 1/2 chew per day for dogs weighing 30-60 pounds, 1 chew per day for dogs weighing 60-120 pounds.

Gabby's Wink does offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, so if your dog won't eat these you can get your money back. You can purchase a package of 60 treats for $29.95 on Amazon.

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Gabby's WinkWhippy Hip + Joint Care Tablets

These tablets are made with turmeric, which has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal and wound healing properties. Turmeric also contains curcumin, which has been shown to prevent and help treat certain kinds of cancer.

Do to its many healing properties, turmeric may also help with:

  • arthritisGabby's Wink
  • diabetes
  • liver disease
  • gastrointestinal issues
  • mental health

These tablets are bacon flavored, and as you will see in my video review, our dogs gave a mixed review on the taste of these tablets. Our Labrador will eat pretty much anything, and she gobbled these supplements up with no hesitation.

However, our Beagle is much pickier. Sometimes she eats them, and sometimes she doesn't. It seems to depend on her mood or possibly how hungry she is at the time that I offer the tablets.

Since Gabby's Wink offers a satisfaction guarantee, you have the option of trying these pills and receiving a refund if your pup won't eat them. You could also try hiding them in food or crushing them up and sprinkling them over your dog's food.

Ingredients: Glucosamine, Chondroitin Porcine, MSM, Hyaluronic Acid, Turmeric Super Blend (Tumeric Root Curcumin 95% from Turmeric Root, Cinnamon [Ceylon], Piperine [95% Black Pepper], Calcium Carbonate, Stearic Acid, Maple Bacon Flavor, Beef Liver Powder, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, PEG 8000, Brewers Yeast, Rosemary Powder and Silicon.

The dosing instructions are 1/2 tablet per day for dogs weighing less than 10 pounds, 1 tablet per day for dogs weighing 11-30 pounds, 1.5 tablets per day for dogs weighing 31-65 pounds and 2 tablets per day for dogs weighing more than 65 pounds. You can purchase a bottle of 120 tablets for $22.45 on Amazon.

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Gabby's WinkHide N' Treat

These pill pockets from Gabby's Wink are also cheese flavored. They are soft and malleable, so you mold them around your dog's pills. They aren't as malleable as some other similar products, but they get the job done.

They do not include sodium, corn, wheat gluten of soy. While they are made with natural ingredients, they also include artificial dyes including Blue 1, Yellow 5 and Red 40.

Ingredients: Rice, Synthetic Cheese Flavor, Lecithin, Glycerin, Dextrose, Starch, Water, Sorbic Acid, Carrageenan Gum, Calcium Propionate, Dl-alpha Tocopheral acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Blue 1, Yellow 5, Red 40, Safflower Oil, Glycerol Monostearate and Hydroxypropylcellulose.

You can purchase a container holding 40 treats for $19.95 on Amazon. That's about $0.50 per treat. If your dog takes multiple pills per day, that expense will add up over time. However, the convenience of easily feeding your dog his medicine may be worth the extra money to you.

As you'll see in my video review at the top of this article, our Beagle is able to chew up the treat pocket and spit out the tablet inside. If your dog is a picky eater or is clever enough to figure out your trick, these treats may not work for you. However, Gabby's Wink does offer their 30-day guarantee if they don't work for you.

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