There are so many different dog treats available on the market, how can we be sure we’re choosing the right ones? While there are plenty of great choices, more and more companies are having their ingredients questioned. One way to be absolutely sure we’re feeding our dogs healthy, natural ingredients is to make our own treats! We’re often looking for some healthy and delicious homemade dog treats to make ourselves and today we were lucky enough to stumble across 5 excellent recipes your dog is sure to love. So put your apron on and get ready for some fun baking you can share with your pooch!
#1 – Carrot & Banana Natural Homemade Dog Treats
The folks over at 17 Apart have come up with a deliciously healthy treat recipe using carrots and bananas. These snacks are easy to make and full of nutrients that will keep your pooch in good shape. You’re even likely to have all of these ingredients already at home. Visit 17Apart.com for the full recipe.
#2 – Carob Crunchers Homemade Dog Treats
These tasty snacks are an excellent choice for pups with wheat and gluten sensitivities, because they’re wheat and gluten free! Carob is also a great substitue for chocolate because it packs the same tasty flavor in a healthy package that isn’t toxic to our pups. For the full recipe, visit DoggyDessertChef.com.
#3 – Best of Breed Dog Biscuits
These dog biscuits are perfect for the vegetarian dog owner that doesn’t want to work with any meat ingredients. This is a delicious peanut butter and oat recipe that your pooch is sure to love, with a little extra flavor added using parsley. For the full recipe visit KingArthurFlour.com.
#4 – Homemade Dog Treats
If you’re feeling like your pooch needs a splurge (or maybe if they need to gain a little extra weight), these bacon fat dog treats are your best choice. Filled with just as much flavor as calories, these snacks will have your pup drooling every time you head to the cookie jar. For the full recipe visit TheKitchn.com.
#5 – Blueberry Goat Cheese Homemade Dog Treats
These cookies look so good we’re tempted to try them ourselves, but we’ll save them all for the dogs. DoggyDessertChef.com delivers again with this healthy and delicious dog treat that makes an excellent choice for sharing some extra food love with your canine companion.
Bonus: Gingerbread People Recipe by The Dog Bakery
The Dog Bakery loves to get their pets in on holiday fun – but this recipe is sure to go over well year-round! These cute little gingerbread people can be decorated with dog-safe ingredients to make them Instagram-worthy before your dog gobbles them all up! Get the recipe (or some already-made treats) at TheDogBakery.com.
Do you love to DIY? Check out The Dos And Don’ts Of Making Delicious, Dog-Safe Cakes for special occasion recipes you can make yourself!