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snack question (human food)

I want to make sure that these "treats" are okay for training.

Noodles doesn't get a lot of junk-food, but in an effort to find a better training treat for her, I stumbled across "Parent's Choice Apple Rice Rusks" (in the baby aisle--they have no added vitamins or minerals)---The ingredients are as follows:
rice flour, tapioca starch, sugar, apple powder, salt and natural apple flavor.
No artificial colors, "dissolves easily in baby's mouth" (LOL)

They are these odd cuttle-bone shaped crackers intended for babies but they are not fortified. In 4 rusks, there are 30 calories and 7g of carbs (so yes, they are nutritionally pointless) BUT, is there any reason she couldn't have small bits of a single rusk for training purposes? She REALLY loves them and will work for bits of these crackers as though they were potato chips or something...I have tried them myself and they are BARELY sweet...I mean, WAY less sweet than an apple rice-cake and the salt is not discernible either (I guess at 35 calories per 4 crackers, there is hardly any sugar in them at all--the image below is nearly to scale, as they are pretty large).

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Re: snack question (human food)

Looks safe and appetizing to me! I'll actually search for these and try with my flock.
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Re: snack question (human food)

Looks safe and healthy to me! If Noodles likes them I see no reason not to use them as treats or rewards.

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