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Five Dog Treat Recipes that are Easy to Make

By Edited Dec 20, 2015 0 1

The benefits of making healthy dog treats yourself comes down to a number of different factors. Firstly, your dog simply has to have treats as a reward. Part of his diet should be made up of this.

However, one can never trust what is bought at the store, and this means that without recipes for homemade dog treats, your pup may come into contact with all sorts of problems, such as skin allergies and stomach problems.

These healthy homemade dog treats are easy to make and will pay off in the long run.

Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe with Banana

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup oats

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and  grease a baking sheet.
  2. Add the egg, peanut butter, banana, and honey in a medium bowl, and mix until everything until it is combined. Now add the flour with the oats, and mix this until it forms a dough. Sprinkle some flour on your table or a board, and roll the dough to about 1/4 inch in thickness. Get yourself a cookie cutter and cut out the biscuits.
  3. Bake these until they are golden brown for 30 minutes (depending on size) - cool on a wire rack.

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Easy Homemade Dog Treats with Sweet Potato and Chicken for the Sensitive Pups

Ingredients

  • 2 small sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
    • 1 medium chicken breast, cooked and blended
    • 1/2 cup cake flour
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 tsp honey

Directions
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with grease proof paper.
2. In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients, and mix them together until they form a dough
3. Now you can roll it out onto a floured surface, making 1/2 inch balls. Place these 2 inches apart onto your  baking sheet. Push them down with the back of a floured glass.
4. Bake them for about 15 minutes, until they start to go brown around the edges, and then cool them on a wire rack.

You can keep these in the fridge. 

reward

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Homemade Dog Treats with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 250g whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup non-fat dry milk powder
  • 125 ml water
  • 250g oats

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together, and then add the wet ingredients to that.
  • Combine everything well.
  • Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet. 
  • Bake them for about 20 minutes, and then turn the oven off, letting the cookies dry out overnight. 

This can make 24 biscuits.

No Flea Homemade Dog Biscuits

Ingredients

  • 2 cups  cake flour
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ cup oats
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • ½ cup brewers yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 ° F.
  • Grease two baking sheets.
  • Mix the garlic with the oil
  • Mix the flour, separately, with the brewers yeast, oats and table salt.
  • Alternate the stock between your two mixtures, stiring slowly, until blended.
  • Add the two mixtures together and knead this until you have a dough.
  • Shape this until you have a ball.
  • Now roll it out on floured surface until it is about 1/2 inch thick, and then start to cut out the biscuits with a cookie cutter.
  • Place these on your baking sheets, and bake for 20 - 25 minutes until they are golden brown.
  • Let them dry out in the oven overnight with the oven switched off.
  • You can store these in the refrigerator or the freezer.

This mixture will make about 26 biscuits.

Makes 24 medium biscuits

Here is a specialty dog biscuit that you don’t have to shell out a fortune for at a pet shop. Puppies often have ‘puppy breath’ that they naturally outgrow by the age of 6 months. If an adult dog has occasional bad breath, this tasty recipe will combat the problem. If bad breath persists, however, it may be a sign of dental or digestive problems that a vet should treat.

Ingredients for sweet breath dog treats

3 teaspoons activated charcoal (available in fish section of pet shops)
1⁄2 cup (75 g) wholemeal flour
1 cup (150 g) white flour
1⁄4 cup (20 g) bran cereal
1⁄2 cup (75 g) polenta (cornmeal)
1⁄4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil
1 egg
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh
basil, wintergreen or mint
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh rosemary or thyme
1 cup (250 ml) acidophilus milk

Preparation method for sweet breath dog treats

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (Gas 6). Process the charcoal in a coffee grinder until finely ground. Mix the flour, bran, polenta and charcoal together in a bowl. Stir in the other ingredients.

2. Form into bite-sized patties and place on a greased biscuit tray. Bake for 20 minutes, or until dry and hard.

3. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

- See more at: http://www.readersdigest.co.nz/dog-treat-recipe-for-good-breath#sthash.4My2k0Mv.dpuf

Makes 24 medium biscuits

Here is a specialty dog biscuit that you don’t have to shell out a fortune for at a pet shop. Puppies often have ‘puppy breath’ that they naturally outgrow by the age of 6 months. If an adult dog has occasional bad breath, this tasty recipe will combat the problem. If bad breath persists, however, it may be a sign of dental or digestive problems that a vet should treat.

Ingredients for sweet breath dog treats

3 teaspoons activated charcoal (available in fish section of pet shops)
1⁄2 cup (75 g) wholemeal flour
1 cup (150 g) white flour
1⁄4 cup (20 g) bran cereal
1⁄2 cup (75 g) polenta (cornmeal)
1⁄4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil
1 egg
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh
basil, wintergreen or mint
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh rosemary or thyme
1 cup (250 ml) acidophilus milk

Preparation method for sweet breath dog treats

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (Gas 6). Process the charcoal in a coffee grinder until finely ground. Mix the flour, bran, polenta and charcoal together in a bowl. Stir in the other ingredients.

2. Form into bite-sized patties and place on a greased biscuit tray. Bake for 20 minutes, or until dry and hard.

3. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

 
- See more at: http://www.readersdigest.co.nz/dog-treat-recipe-for-good-breath#sthash.4My2k0Mv.dpuf

Biscuits For Dogs with Arthritis

Apple and Cinnamon Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 5 cups rice flour
  • 1 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup powdered milk
  • 2 extra large eggs

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix everything together so that it forms a dough.
  • Place this in the fridge for an hour
  • Now you can bake the cookies once you have rolled out the dough at cut them out.

stroring treats

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Makes 24 medium biscuits

Here is a specialty dog biscuit that you don’t have to shell out a fortune for at a pet shop. Puppies often have ‘puppy breath’ that they naturally outgrow by the age of 6 months. If an adult dog has occasional bad breath, this tasty recipe will combat the problem. If bad breath persists, however, it may be a sign of dental or digestive problems that a vet should treat.

Ingredients for sweet breath dog treats

3 teaspoons activated charcoal (available in fish section of pet shops)
1⁄2 cup (75 g) wholemeal flour
1 cup (150 g) white flour
1⁄4 cup (20 g) bran cereal
1⁄2 cup (75 g) polenta (cornmeal)
1⁄4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil
1 egg
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh
basil, wintergreen or mint
1⁄2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh rosemary or thyme
1 cup (250 ml) acidophilus milk

Preparation method for sweet breath dog treats

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (Gas 6). Process the charcoal in a coffee grinder until finely ground. Mix the flour, bran, polenta and charcoal together in a bowl. Stir in the other ingredients.

2. Form into bite-sized patties and place on a greased biscuit tray. Bake for 20 minutes, or until dry and hard.

3. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for 1 week, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

 
- See more at: http://www.readersdigest.co.nz/dog-treat-recipe-for-good-breath#sthash.4My2k0Mv.dpuf
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Comments

Oct 20, 2013 4:53pm
Merrci
Loved this. Thanks! I'll definitely be trying a couple of these recipes. It's so nice to know what is in the treats we give our dogs.
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