Jul 8, 2022 - Food and Drink

Belle and Monica try copi dog snacks

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Belle wants to fight me for more silver copi-based dog treats Photo: Monica Eng/Axios

👋 Hey, Monica here. I recently wrote about the campaign to replace the name Asian carp with "copi," an effort to get more people to eat the invasive species ravaging Midwest waterways.

The intrigue: I also learned that dogs can do their part by eating copi-based jerky made by a company called Chippin ($21.99 for a two-pack).

The verdict: These copi-, sweet potato-, molasses- and cranberry-based jerky bits are deliciously smoky, chewy and slightly sweet. I know because I ate one for thorough reporting — and because they use human-grade fish.

  • More importantly, my picky pooch Belle adores them, even without knowing they are packed with omega-3s and help protect local waterways.

Of note: Chippin also makes spirulina and cricket dog treats!

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Silver copi dog jerky snacks are sweet and chewy. Photo: Monica Eng/Axios
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