Today if you go the pet or grocery store, you will find many offers to choose from, but why not go ahead and make your own doggie treats at home? While you can buy store bought treats, you can also make them at home, very easilly, and usually you’ll find that this is a healthier choice for your dog.
So, let’s take a look at a few reasons to make dog treats at home and some recipes you may want to give a try.
Why make homemade dog treats? Not sure why you should take the time to make your own treats for your dog? Here are some reasons you should consider.
Commercial Dog Treats Can Be Dangerous –
First of all, in many cases, you’ll find that commercial dog treats are actually quite dangerous.
Sometimes it may have harmful chemicals in it, and not really be nutritious, which can shorten the life of your dog, and even cause terrible diseases.
And here’s another reason to make the treats yourself.
It’s a lot of fun – because it can be very funny watching your dog react to what your are preparing and you get so much joy out of doing something good for your dog.
It’s also another way to be able to spend quality time with your pet.
There are many exciting recipes that you can try, and like I said, you’ll more than likely you’ll have a real blast cooking for your dog, as humorous as it may sound.
Your Dog Will Love Them –
A Couple Great Recipes
So, now that you understand how important it can be to make your own homemade dog treats for your dog, here are a few great recipes that may come in handy for you.
Peanut Butter Doggie Treats You need about 5 cups of flour, 1/5 cups of whole wheat flour, a cup of water, 2 tablespoons of oil, and a half cup of peanut butter for this recipe.
Blend together all the ingredients, then form the dough into balls and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes.
This should make about 30 treats for your dog.
This is another great recipe for your dog at home.
You’ll need half a cup of cornmeal, a half cup of BBQ sauce, half cup of water, two tablespoons of honey, an egg, three tablespoons of oil, and half a cup of wheat germ.
Combine the dry ingredients first, mix the wet ingredients, then add it to dry.
Make dough out of the ingredients and then cut into pieces or use a cookie cutter for fun shapes.
Bake at 350 of them for about 25 minutes and at the end with big dog 25-30.
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make them at yourself!