When it’s time to treat your dog, it can become overwhelming deciding between the wide range offered in stores and determine what’s best for your pup’s specific needs.
Making homemade dog treats is a great solution which allows you to provide healthy foods and avoid any specific allergens. We are certain your dog will love these easy to make treats within the recipes listed below. So here are 11 homemade dog treats your furry child will love.
But first! Feel free to ask your vet about the ingredients in these recipes before giving them to your dog. Each recipe gives you a detailed list of ingredients which can be shared with your vet.
Aprons at the ready!
Dog-Friendly Ice lolly
Keep your dog cool in the hot weather with these easy and refreshing ice lollies.
The simple ingredients you will need are:
- 1 Apple
- 1 Carrot
- 300ml Water Meaty treat stick (stick-shaped edible dog treat)
- Paper cups for a mould
Feel free to add any of your dog’s favourite ingredients such as flax seed, blueberries, peanut butter, and meat! Just ensure to check these extras are safe.
Follow the recipe with Buttersea
Blueberry Frozen Dog Treats Recipe
As mentioned, frozen dog treats are both safe and healthy when it comes to cooling your dog off in the summer. Rich in antioxidants, blueberries are a superfood that should be included in every dog’s diet.
Only two ingredients needed:
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
Follow the recipe with Dog Tipper
Minty Fresh Breath Dog Treats
Help your pup’s dental hygiene out with these breath-freshening treats that are a breeze to make!
- 1 cup Plain Greek yoghurt
- 1/4 cup mint
- 1/4 cup parsley
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup green apple chopped small
Check out the full recipe with The Produce Moms
Rolled Oats Dog Treats
This is a very simple recipe which takes minutes to create.
The seven ingredients needed are:
- 2 cups rolled oats, unflavoured, this is the old-fashioned oatmeal, not the instant
- 1 four-ounce jar of carrot baby food
- One 4-ounce container of squash baby food
- 1 container apple baby food 4 oz.
- 2 two jars of chicken baby food 2.5 ounces
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional).
Full recipe from Julie Hoag Writer
Rolled Oats and Peanut Butter Dog Treats
A similar treat to the above but with the added dog’s favourite, PEANUT BUTTER, because dogs deserve real tasty food too! An easy way to make your dog happy.
The four ingredients are:
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 2 cups rolled oats ground into oat flour
Full recipe from Easy Real Food
Sweet Potato Dog Treats
Since the sweet potato is high in dietary fibre it aids digestive health, an added bonus to its taste which dogs love.
The five ingredients are:
- 1 large sweet potato
- cinnamon (optional)
- coconut oil (optional)
- turmeric (optional)
- raw honey (optional)
Follow the full recipe with Top Dog Tips
Banana Almond Dog Treat Recipe
These soft and sweet biscuits make a perfect treat for dogs with gluten intolerance or sensitivities!
The ingredients you’ll need for this recipe are:
- 1 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/4 cup almond flour
- 1/3 cup almond butter
- 1/2 cup mashed banana
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
- 1/4 cup almond milk
A quick tip is to chill the dough for 10 minutes to make it less sticky and easier to shape.
Follow the recipe with Wiggle Worthy
This biscuit recipe makes a healthy and crunchy dog treat using beetroot that your pooch will go wild for.
The 6 ingredients you will need are:
- 3 cooked beetroots
- 2 Eggs
- 280g (10z) rolled oats
- 140g (5oz) plain flour
- 60g (2oz) golden breadcrumbs
- 100ml (4 fl oz) of meat stock (low salt if using cubes)
Check out the full recipe with Bishopston Dog Walking Services
Cheesy Dog Treat
These cheesy homemade treats are so quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients. Anyone can make them!
The six ingredients are:
- 2 large eggs
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- 1 onion and garlic-free chicken bouillon cube
- 2 cups finely grated sharp cheddar or other strongly flavored cheese
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
Check out the full recipe with Kol’s Notes
Sardine Dog Treats
High in Omega 3 and 6, Sardines provide the goods that your dog needs! Plus, dogs love how tasty they are. This treat is very easy to make with only 5 ingredients:
- 1 can sardines in olive oil
- ½ cup rice flour
- 1 egg
- 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
- ¼ cup water
Check out the full recipe with Dog Tipper
Banana and Blueberry Dog Biscuits
If you have a dog with dental issues, these soft dog treats are a great option. So tasty you’ll want to eat them too!
This dog biscuit recipe contains 5 simple ingredients:
- 3 cups old-fashioned oats
- 2 eggs (large)
- 1 medium banana
- 3/4 cup blueberries
- 1/2 cup flour
Check out the full recipe with Pook’s Pantry
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