Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Hunting for Gator Treats

Bentley: “I’m so hungry that I could eat an alligator!”
Pierre: “All we need is our boat and some really big worms. We can catch us a gator down on the bayou.”
Bentley: “No problem, dude. We can dig up some worms out in the yard. Let’s stop by the sweet potato patch on the way. There is something about having gator that just screams sweet potatoes.”
Two bags of Think!Dog Alligator treats

Me: “Where are you boys going in such a hurry? I was about to show y’all the new treats we received from Think!Dog®. I have a feeling that you’re going to love them.”
Pierre: “OMD! It’s some Sweet Potato Soft Chew Snacks and Louisiana Alligator Jerky with Sweet Potatoes! You must be psycho; that is just what we were discussing.”
Me: “I think you mean psychic, but yes, it is quite a coincidence. Would you like to try one?”
Basset reaching for treats in hand Westie watching
Bentley: “I thought that you’d never ask! Mmmm, soft chewy sweet potatoes are a wholesome treat that I can’t help but love. I’m glad to see they are made in the U.S.A.”
Pierre: “It says these are 100% vegetarian without wheat, corn or soy. An all-natural treat is sweet to eat, but I want to try the gator and tater! Hey, that rhymed; I'm a poet and didn’t know it!” #SorryNotSorry
Me: “The Louisiana Alligator Jerky and Sweet Potatoes seem made especially for us on the bayou. Alligator is one of our state’s renewable resources. The seafood restaurants across our state serve alligator. It is delicious, so I’m sure y’all will love the taste of these.”
Two penniess used to compare size of treat
Bentley: “If you want my two cents, they are terrific and the perfect size for training. This recipe calls for alligator, ground potatoes, maple syrup, sweet potatoes, natural smoke flavor, garlic, and rosemary as the main ingredients. Seriously, what’s not to love? It’s a lot easier than catching our own gator for snacks.”
Pierre: “And safer…although I’d enjoy a new pair of alligator shoes.”
Bentley: “You can forget about that. All of the gators that I’ve seen aren’t wearing any shoes. Their feet look like these treats except much bigger. Mom, it says here on the bag that a Basset Hound sized dog can have 7 – 9 of these a day. According to my count, you are holding out on me.”
two alligators with treats in their mouths
Me: “Here is one more. We will put them up until later when you are starving for another snack.”
Bentley: “Sigh…see ya later alligator!”

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Five cartoon alligators
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19 comments :

  1. Those treats look good!

    I love your tattoo!! :)

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  2. Those are perfect for you all in gator land. We tried the gator ones once, but the pieces were bigger. We did enjoy them...much more than seeing an actual gator!

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  3. we boys love those treats but Mom hates the smell of them - she says the smell even stays on her fingers after she touches them.

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  4. Oh, I LOVE those Gator Treats too! They are perfect for us Southern boys!
    Oz

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  5. Who knew that sweet potato and gator paired so well? ;)

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  6. Whooa! Those are some hardy treats
    Lily & Edward

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  7. We wouldn't mind a little bit of gator!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  8. Awesome post! We'd love some gator & tater treats!
    Love & biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

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  9. We're glad you guys found a safer way to have your alligator! These treats sound awesome, we always need training treats around here.
    Jan, Wag n Woof Pets

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  10. sounds yummy!
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  11. You two look like you can't wait to get those treats!

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  12. Oh boy....NOM!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  13. Well done guys! I love Alligator so these treats must be great!!!

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  14. Ohh these sound tasty!!!!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

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  15. Shasta received the Crawfish version from the same company in his BarkBox and he LOVES them!!

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  16. What an adorable shape! Like you, it's still officially and meteorlogically still summer here in Colorado. We may set records Monday and Tuesday. :(

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