of the Snook's Products are handmade from Human Grade Organic and Natural
Ingredients. Patrice and Chris Snook, have a genuine love and concern for the
health and safety of their own animals as well as ours. They take special care
in creating their products to make sure they are gentle, but also effective.
Sold at Animal Skin and Allergy Clinics, as well as Holistic Veterinary Clinics,
they are prefect for dogs with skin sensitivities.
Snook's Sweet Potato Dog Chews™ were
the first sweet potato chews to enter the market. And, we feel no one
has them beat. There are no other potato & rope chews on the market and
Snook's Chips are the only treats made from Organic potatoes. They
are also the only company to utilize Natural Vitamin E. While chew size is
generally determined by a dog's weight, small dogs love the larger sized chews
as well. Dogs actually like to play with and rub their bodies over the hemp once
the potato pieces have been
eaten. If you have a multiple dog household and need to keep the peace during
chew-time, buying a few different sizes can help with differentiating one dog's
chew from another.
Snook's Chemical-Free Hemp chews are a healthy choice for dogs to chew on, toss
around and tug on! Hemp, which is easy on the soil and is
naturally inhospitable to pests, actually thrives without the use of pesticides.
A strong, lustrous fiber, hemp withstands heat, mildew and insects. It is easy
to wash, durable and softens with use. By using hemp, the strongest natural
fiber, we are ensuring durability and benefiting our environment.
REALLY A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POTATOES THAT ARE ORGANIC AND THOSE THAT
Although higher costs are
the initial objection to going organic, people are
essentially unaware of the critical differences between organic &
non-organic products. In a March 2006 article on
produce losing vitamins and minerals over the past
50 years, agriculture and nutrition tradeoffs are detailed. "The fruits and
vegetables that our parents ate when they were growing up were more
nutritious than the ones we'll serve our children tonight. As we
have substituted chemical fertilizers, pesticides and monoculture
farming for the natural cycling of nutrients and on-farm
biodiversity, we have lessened the nutritional value of our
Non-organic fruits and vegetables are repeatedly sprayed and
subjected to much pesticide. In fact, there are pesticides and
chemical compounds commonly utilized to prolong shelf-life. When you
eat non-organic sweet potatoes, you ingest the pesticide botran
along with fungicides imazilil, benomyl, and thiabenzadole.
substances are cancer causing and sources of immune system damage. They cannot be removed by
peeling and are used to allow longer shelf life, not fresher or
The shelf life for sweet potatoes, because of the application of
these harmful chemicals, is a huge 36 months. That means, the
potatoes you could be buying are not only questionable with respect
to toxicity, they are also lower in nutrients due to the amount of
time they may be waiting for distribution. Organic sweet potatoes,
which do not utilize such
pesticides or fungicides, have a shelf life of only 9 months. Organic fruits and vegetables have been shown to be
in nutrients, and
studies have clearly proven the case for organics.
tastes better and
reduces pesticide exposure. Organic produce
contains 30% higher levels of antioxidants and organic farming can
cut mycotoxin risk by over 50%.
[Further discussion of mycotoxins
Non-organic chemical farming methods, which can speed up growth
rates, cause structural changes to the plant─the
plant then containing more water. That means the plant will
contain less nutrients. In other words when you buy organic produce
you get more potato for your potato. Organic plants also
contain10-15% more phenolics, defense compounds believed to be
helpful in preventing diseases such as cancer.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The Sweet Potato Chews
are not meant to be consumed quickly as it is a concentrated amount of sweet
potato that your dog would be ingesting. Only allow your dog to chew off 1-2
potato pieces at a daily sitting. If your dog is an aggressive chewer, that time
taken could be rather short. So, monitoring is necessary. Also, it is best to
have your dog work on his chew on a floor surface or outdoors.
1-pound Bag Snook's Organic Sweet Potato Chips
Medium to large size soup-bone shaped dried sweet potatoes. These Sweet Potato Dog Chips are made with Organic Sweet Potatoes and Love.
Sizes may vary but generally pieces are 2½ inches x 2½
inches x 1 inch high.
These chips are good to use for treats, and for dogs
that tend to devour dog chews very quickly. And, they help with keeping teeth
and gums healthy and clean. Price: $16.99
Snook's Tooth Oil
Human Grade Essential Oils of Myrrh, Anise, Spearmint and Clove are blended in a Vegetable
Glycerin Base in this product.
We apply the oil to our Alfie with
a doggie tooth brush. Then give some Snook's Sweet Potato Dog Chips or Chews to help remove
tarter build up. This will help to keep teeth and
gums healthy and clean. And, it HELPS FRESHEN BREATH!
Provided in a ½ ounce
amber bottle. Price: $12.99
Snook's Calming Flowers &
Human Grade Essential Oils of Bergamont, Ylang Ylang, Sage and Lavender are blend
with Distilled Water in this product. It smells wonderful!
This blend is fine to
use with dogs that have sensitive skin.
Essential Oil Blends can be sprayed directly on
your companion animals or their beds. It will leave your dog smelling great. No perfumes or fragrance oils
are used. Deodorizes beds. Provided in an 8-ounce green bottle. Price: $10.99