Cooking with Chia For Dummies
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It's hard to resist giving your Shih Tzu a treat every time you look into those adorable, pleading eyes but treats should be doled out sparingly — no more than two a day. Shih Tzus can become overweight easily because of their small size. Look for healthy dog treats like these found right in your own fridge:

  • One or two blueberries

  • Very small broccoli florets (about an inch long)

  • One baby carrot

  • Tiny bits of cooked chicken, turkey, or fish

  • Small pieces of strawberry

  • Small chunks of hardboiled egg white

  • Tiny pieces of raw apple

  • Spoonful of nonfat plain yogurt

  • Spoonful of lowfat cottage cheese

  • A couple of Cheerios

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Barrie Rogers is cofounder of Chia Bia, an Irish chia company and website ( that provides a wealth of information about chia seeds and sells chia products, including seeds, bars, and beverages. Coauthor of Cooking with Chia For Dummies, Debbie Dooly was a marketing manager of Chia Bia.

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