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Recipe: Vital Energy Bites for Dogs

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Is your dog feeling a bit drained of energy? Feeling a little sluggish in their old age? Well here is a treat packed full of energy boosting properties. These are no bake treats use NaturPet Vital Energy that helps support the immune system, balance metabolism and facilitates the use of calcium for strong bones and coat. It also, improves mental alertness, supports healthy digestion and is a anti-inflammatory.


Vital Energy Bites

Vital Energy Bites

1 Cup Oats

1/2 Cup Natural Peanut Butter (no salt or sugar added)

1/4 Cup Shredded Coconut, Unsweetened

1/4 Cup Ground Flax Seed

1 Tbsp. NaturPet Vital Energy


Mix all ingredients into a bowl. Mix until well combined. Roll into balls approx. 2 inches wide. Place onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze for 1 hour. Keep Energy Bites in an air tight container in the freezer.


Below is a list of benefits for oats, natural peanut butter, coconut and flax seed. All of these can help improve aging dog’s overall health.



Dogs can be sensitive to wheat or other grains. Oats are a great alternative. They have omega-6 fatty acids that help the skin and coat healthy. They are a great source of fiber and help regulate blood sugar levels. Click here to learn more.


Peanut Butter

Natural peanut butter contains healthy fats, vitamin E, Vitamin H an is rich in protein. Vitamin E and H help your dog’s coat stay  healthy and shiny. Click here to learn more.



Coconut helps reduce inflammation, supports the immune system and relieves pain from skin irritations. It also provides a boost of energy for aging pets. Click here to learn more.


Flax  Seed

Flax seeds can improve cardiovascular health and may help fight cancer. IT has anti-inflammatory properties that can help ease arthritis, lower blood pressure, support kidney function, and maintain healthy skin and coat. Click here to learn more.


She has been with NaturPet since February 2017 and has her Pet First Aid. Using her knowledge of pet health, she has created social media posts and blogs on the subject. Her free time is spent volunteering with Okanagan Small Dog Rescue, having a nice cold beer with her Fiancé and hanging out with her friends and family and her new puppy, Bandito.

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