Lol, oh the thing we do behind our husbands backs!!!!! As far as treats... Nature's Variety (which I know you just switched to) makes dog snacks, I give Vegas the lamb flavored ones, he loves them, while my son's dog spits them out, so Vegas occasionally gets two.. . He also gets a couple tablespoons of non-fat yogurt in the morning and a couple before bed. Sometimes a half of a banana and baby carrots, ALL grain/gluten free as his Nature's Variety Salmon food is. I was overfeeding him on snacks which resulted in large not quite so firm , but I think I have it figured out, he has two tootsie roll poos a day now. But then again....Just when you THINK you get things figured out......things change ????