Cheesy Applesauce Drop Cookies


I love making dog treat recipes that don't require a rolling pin! This easy recipe goes together quickly and uses ingredients that you probably already have on hand. Nice. Ingredients: 1 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. whole wheat flour 1/2 c. oat bran 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1.2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 3/4 c. applesauce 1/4 c. honey 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c. … [Continue reading]

Easy Peanut Butter Dog Biscuit Recipe

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Recipes for peanut butter dog treats are a huge hit around here, so here's another one for you guys to try when you get a chance! They're super easy to make and so yummy that your dog will be begging you to make them all the time! Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 c. Nonfat Powdered Milk 1 1/2 tsp. Sugar 1 tsp. Salt 1 Egg 1 jar (8 oz.) Peanut Butter 1 tbsp. Garlic … [Continue reading]

Basic Homemade Dog Food Recipe

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I find cooking for my dog to be incredibly rewarding.  Not only am I saving a ton of money, but I'm ensuring that only the best ingredients are being fed to my favorite boy.  Like many dogs, my Lab Mix Sam suffers from a variety of different allergies.  Making homemade dog food keeps him feeling great and symptom-free. Here's a basic homemade dog food recipe for you to try.  Once you've made it … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Dog Treats for the Holidays

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Thanksgiving's right around the corner, so I wanted to share this super easy dog treat recipe with you guys. Not only will your dog love them, but they will give your well-meaning relatives something better than table scraps to sneak to your pooch. ;) Pumpkin Dog Treats Ingredients: 1/2 c. canned pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling!) 4 tbsp molasses 4 tbsp water 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 c. … [Continue reading]

A Super Easy Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

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Here's another one of those easy peanut butter dog treat recipes. And they can be made in a pinch since all 5 of these ingredients are ones that are usually on hand. Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 TBSP baking powder 1 cup peanut butter (smooth only, please) 1 cup milk 1/2 cup oats Directions: Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees and lightly greasing a baking or … [Continue reading]

What To Consider When Choosing Healthy Gourmet Dog Treats


People have never been as concerned about what their dogs eat as much as they do these days. Because a dog forms an integral part of the family, it makes humane sense to treat is as such, thus the emergence of dog treats. Treats are normally doled out on a reward system, for instance, for acceptable behavior, training or simply because of an innocent adoration for a pet. Previously a milk bone … [Continue reading]

Simple Swaps To Make Dog Treat Recipes Healthier

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Dogs love their treats even more than they love their food. But to spoil them in a truly loving way, only the most healthy dog treat recipes will do. The supposedly healthy dog treats found in pet stores can be expensive and may not be all they appear to be. Like any prepackaged food for both humans and pets, they will likely be full of preservatives, salts and sugars. Pet owners can give their … [Continue reading]

Dog Food For Allergies


Many dogs experience allergies to a variety of ingredients used in dog food, including beef, pork, fish, soy, dairy products, as well as preservatives and dyes. Dogs can develop allergies to food after a few days or it could be many years before dogs develop allergies. Because of this, you should be aware of the symptoms of dog food allergies. These symptoms include face rubbing, persistent … [Continue reading]

Dog Supplements-Types and Benefits

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Dog supplements are very important to your dog’s health. Each of your dog’s systems, such as circulatory, reproductive, respiratory, immune and digestive system are being maintained by vitamins and minerals. When choosing to feed your favorite pooch homemade dog food, supplements for your dog may be needed.  These supplements can be in the form of liquid or tablet for it to be swallowed easily by … [Continue reading]

The Perfect Dog Biscuit Recipe

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This easy dog biscuit recipe is one of my "go to" dog treat recipes. You can make these homemade dog treats quickly using leftover stock and/or bacon drippings. Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. whole wheat flour (regular, if your pup has allergies) 1/2 c. milk (skim, 2%, whole or powdered) 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 large egg, beaten 2 TBSP./Small amount of flavoring (bacon drippings, chicken or beef … [Continue reading]