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Healthy Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Updated on July 2, 2013

9 SCRUMPTIOUS SNACKS FROM ALL NATURAL HOMEMADE INGREDIENTS FOR YOUR DESERVING DOGGIE

These tasty treats can be offered with great anticipation of seeing their tail-wagging, tongue-smacking gratitude and excitement towards receiving such delectable edibles!!

HEALTHY AND NATURAL!

Either feed as part of your obedience training as an "I Love You" for their best behavior or to simply give them something extra that's especially great because they are deserving!

SO EASY AND INEXPENSIVE!!

Whether there's a hankering for beef, dairy, fish, poultry or veggies, and even for the pooch with a sweet tooth, just take your pick and whip up something that they'll crave-crave-crave!

You'll leave the stale store-bought, shelf-sitting brands behind once your "Man's Best Friend" gets a sample of any of these culinary delights

YOU'LL SURELY MAKE YOUR DOG'S DAY WHILE MAKING "HOMEMADE HOUND HORS D'OEUVRES"

If you really enjoy lavishing your K-9, then prepare all 9 of these foolproof recipes, they'll be so elated they'd write you a "Thank You" note if they had thumbs!

Nothing gets your dog's attention like the prospect of having one of their favorite morsels I hope you enjoy this website and please leave some comments at the bottom of the page. Thanks for visiting!

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Trixie Loves Dog Treats
Trixie Loves Dog Treats

TRIXIE'S TREATS

Trixie's Tidbits, made of turkey (say that 5 times really fast) will satisfy any pooch and are a healthy treat! Try these for a change!

INGREDIENTS

(1) lb turkey - ground

(1) cup rice - preferably brown - cook by directions

(1) egg that is beaten

(1/4) cup chopped parsley - Yummy!

(3) tablespoons of wheat germ (you can omit this if you want)

(1/2) cup veggies, either green beans, peas or carrots

EASY STEPS!

Mix all recipe items in a bowl

Grease a pan and pour in all ingredients, flatten the items out

Bake at 325 degrees until done, it takes about 45 minutes

Slice and serve as a snack or put with dog food

Note: Parsley will take care of Dog Breath!

Dog treats
Dog treats

LIVER'LISCIOUS MORSELS

INGREDIENTS

(1) pound liver (chicken, beef or pork)

(1 ½) cups of flour - Any type will do

(1) cup of corn meal

(1) egg - beat the egg slightly

EASY STEPS!

Cook the liver until it is tender in water, on the stove

Once cooked, remove the liver and chop as fine as you can. If you have a Magic Bullet or some type of a food processor, you can use it.

Mix in all of the ingredients and add some of the water you cooked the liver in until it has a doughy consistency.

On a lightly greased sheet, either put them on with a spoon or if you feel like it, you can shape them.

Bake in a preheated oven at 325F for approximately 30 minutes - keep you eye on them, they can burn!

Remove the cooked morsels from the oven and cut into any shape you like

As these must be refrigerated, keep some in the fridge and freeze the rest. Your dog will love these, even frozen!

These treats will be so tempting to you dog, they will sit in front of the oven and expect you to make more! My dog watched me make them and every time I use the oven, she expects these treats.

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I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive.

- Gilda Radner

Crazy for Dog Treats
Crazy for Dog Treats

POOCHIE'S RYE CRISPS

INGREDIENTS

(2) cups flour - rye

(1/2) cup flour of either soybeans or (1/2) cup mixture of white flour/corn meal

(6) tablespoons of oil

(¾) cups of water - lukewarm

EASY STEPS!

Mix all of the flour.

Combine the oil with water then add the flour mixture.

If you have mixed this completely, you should be able to easily form a dough roll

On a lightly greased sheet, roll out the mixture so it is even

With a cookie or other type of cutter, make your designs. Use the leftovers to roll out and cut more cookies.

In a preheated 350F oven, cook until complete, around 30-35 minutes

Cool before serving.

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.

- Roger Caras

Dog Snack Treats
Dog Snack Treats

PUPPERSNAPS

INGREDIENTS

(2) jars ( about 3 ounces) of baby food – strained beef is preferred but you can use other meats

(1/4) cup milk

(1/2) cup of wheat germ

EASY STEPS!

Combine all ingredients.

Make small doughy tubes

Put the tubes onto a cookie sheet that has been lightly greased

Slice the tubes into sections and then separate and flatten each with a spoon

Put the cooking sheet in a preheated oven 350F until they are brown.

This recipe should make about 25 or so Puppersnaps!

Apple Cinnamon Dog Treats
Apple Cinnamon Dog Treats

CINNAMON-APPLE TRAINING BITS

INGREDIENTS

(4) cups flour

(1/2) cup of cornmeal

(1) egg

(2) tbsp. of vegetable oil

(1) grated apple

(1) tsp of cinnamon

(1 ¼) cups water

EASY STEPS!

Mix all ingredients except the apple and water

Add the grated apple and water

Combine the mixture, when it is mixed, form it and put on a slightly flour surface so it will not stick.

Roll the dough and then flatten out and cut into 1/3 inch thickness small squares.

Put on a lightly greased tray and cook at 350F for about 45 minutes.

My little dog--a heartbeat at my feet.

- Edith Wharton

DON'T WANT TO MAKE 'EM, HERE ARE NATURAL TREATS, ALL READY FOR POOCHIE!

Nutty Dog Treats
Nutty Dog Treats

NUTTY TIDBITS

START WITH THESE INGREDIENTS

(5) cups rice flour

(1) tbsp of cinnamon

(1) tsp of baking powder

(1) tsp of baking soda

(1) cup of peanuts – chopped – Be careful not to substitute other nuts, some can make a dog deathly ill

THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS

Combine all items except the peanuts and set aside.

CONTINUE WITH THESE INGREDIENTS

(1) egg

(1/4) cup of honey

(1/4) cup of peanut butter

(1) apple

(1/2) cup of vegetable oil

(2 ½) tsp of vanilla

(1 ½) cups of water

THEN FOLLOW THESE LAST EASY STEPS

Mix all of the ingredients together.

Add the bowl of dry ingredients

Roll out the dough on a floured surface

Cut into desired shapes

Sprinkle with water and chopped peanuts

Push the nuts into the pieces with the back of a spoon

Cook in a preheated over at 300F for about an hour.

Happiness is a warm puppy.

- Charles Schulz

Frozen Dog Treats
Frozen Dog Treats

CHILLY LICKENS

INGREDIENTS

Large tub (about 30 ounces) of vanila yogurt

(1) smashed banana or you can also substitute a larger jar of baby food fruit or baby meat

(2) tbsp. of peanut butter

(2) tbsp. of honey

EASY STEPS!

Mix the items together and either put in small paper cups or ice cube trays.

Heat a little before serving but my dog loves these cold!

TIRED OF COOKING & EATING? WHY NOT PLAY A WHILE! YEE HAW!

Dog licking good treat
Dog licking good treat

PUPSICKLES

INGREDIENTS

(2) large – about 30 ounce yogurt. You can use either plain or vanila

(1) small (8 ounce) can of tuna – the consistency is better if you use tuna in water but you can use any type

3 ounce plastic cups

EASY STEPS!

Scoop out one cup of the yogurt from each yogurt container.

Pour out ½ cup of the tuna into each container

Add peas, carrots or green beans for a Veggie Delight! (optional

Use can chicken instead of tuna for a Chicken Pupsickle (optional)

Banana Potassium Blast – Add a smashed banana (optional)

Pour or scoop the the mixture into the cups.

Freeze the mixture.

A Natural Dog Treat!
A Natural Dog Treat!

BOW-WOW-WOWIE BISCUITS

INGREDIENTS

(1 ½) cups flour

(3/4) cup of uncooked oatmeal

(1/4) cup ofwheat germ

(1/4) cup of peanut butter (chunky is preferable but choose whatever you want)

(1/4) cup of salad oil

(1/4) cup of honey

(1) tsp. of baking powder

(1/2) cup of water

EASY STEPS!

Combine all ingredients using a mixer, only use 1 cup of the 1 ½ cups of flour)

Mix in the last 1/2 cups of flour.

Roll out dough and flatten, then use a cookie cutter to make cookies. Shapes are up to you.

Cook in a 350F preheated oven for about 15 minutes. You will not need to grease the sheet for these treats.

Turn off the oven and leave the treats in the oven for another hour

Cool and serve. Freeze the remaining Bow Wow Wowie biscuits for a future use.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

- Josh Billings

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    • ItayaLightbourne profile image

      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      Fantastic recipes! Bookmarking to refer to later. :)

    • SylviaRolfe profile image

      SylviaRolfe 6 years ago

      I just love the pictures of the dogs on this lens. Too cute. Gonna have to try making some of these treats for my cute little furbabies. Thanks for a wonderful lens.