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Green Bean Diet for Dogs

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“Posted in honor of Woody, our red-headed stepchild lab mix! One day our vet said, "Your dog is fat!" This is the "diet" she prescribed for Woody, and it worked!!! Woody safely and gradually lost 18 lbs over about a year. The best part is that he thought he was getting "people food" every day - he never even knew he was on a diet!”

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  1. Check with your vet to see what amount of dry dog food your dog should eat daily. For a lab mix, it is exactly one cup, two times a day. Don't buy special dog food, just use whatever kind your dog likes.
  2. Open the can of green beans and add half of the juice and half of the beans to one cup of the dry dog food at breakfast time. No need to heat it!
  3. The green beans add a healthy dose of fiber to your dog's meal, which makes him feel full. Plus, the dog thinks he's getting something special - people food!
  4. Give the other half of the can with the second cup of food for supper.

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