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Walnuts: A Crunchy Nut That Makes for a Great Training Treat

When offered in the proper way (chopped in small pieces), this popular tree nut can add a crunchy texture and a healthy dose of phytochemicals to your pet’s snack time. Learn more about its benefits here.

can you feed walnuts to your pets


  • A walnut half can be chopped into four training treats and fed to a 50-pound dog throughout the day
  • A 2022 study in the journal Molecules examined the phenolic compounds in 10 different types of nuts, as well as peanuts; walnuts contained the highest amount of flavonoids
  • Walnuts contain melatonin, which may offer many advantages for pets, such as regulating the immune system, scavenging free radicals due to its antioxidant effects and inducing restful sleep
  • Warm temperatures can make walnuts go rancid easily. It’s best to keep them in the refrigerator so they’ll last longer

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