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Calories in Knox blox for dogs

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3 c water - 0 cal
1 c Cafe Nara chicken broth - 32 cal
4 packets Knox gelatine - 80 cal

TOTAL CALORIES PER RECIPE - 112 cal
TOTAL CUPS OF KNOX BLOX PER RECIPE - 4+
CALORIES PER CUP - 28 cal
CALORIES PER HALF CUP - 14 cal

Not entirely sure how many cups the recipe makes because gelatine swells, so it would be more correct to say at least 4 cups per recipe.
https://www.chewy.com/cafe-nara-chicken-broth-grain-free/dp/304179 wrote: Caloric Content
149 kcal/kg, 8 kcal/1/4 cup
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Knox-Original-Unflavored-Gelatin-4-ct-Packets/20976626 wrote: Serving Size 1/4 Envelope (1.8g)
Amount per serving
Calories 5
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Hmm. I guess they'd be the same as for people...
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Are Knox blox ever made without broth? Just plain? He's getting soft stools. I could reduce the broth. Don't know if he'd like them plain?
EDIT: Answered my own question. Made some plain with only Knox and water. Millie likes them. Pip wasn't interested, but he didn't want the flavored kind either, wasn't thirsty. Will try again later.
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Sure, you could try it. Dunno how good they'd taste.
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Nobody told me chicken broth creates softer stools in dogs. :roll:
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You wouldn't think so...
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That was told to me by someone who gives chicken broth to her dog, but hers is homemade. I didn't think the broth for dogs was fatty, but he is having softer stools since starting the Knox blox.

The kind I'm using is Cafe Nara. It doesn't say the fat content. It says

Crude Fat 0.05% min

You're right. I'm not seeing fat on top when I stir in hot water. It isn't greasy if I hand a few to Millie.
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Actually, he does lick the plain ones if he's thirsty. I'm serving them on a washcloth. It seems easier for him than trying to get them out of the little crock.

He just had some. Now we'll see if he still gets soft stools with the water only blox.
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There's no telling what's in her homemade stuff, possibly even veggies. At least if you find a brand that works well for y'all there's a decent chance they'll be consistent.
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2 packets Knox gelatine - 20 cal
makes 2 cups
10 cal per cup
2.5 cal per quarter cup
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That's really good. He's eating them plain and he likes them. He had them twice today. They will definitely be consistent if they're plain!
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