If you have a dog or you simply love dogs as much as I do, then you definitely know that dogs are fans of treats! However, when you buy dog treats at your favorite pet shop or online, do you really know what the treats contain? Most people do not bother to read the ingredient list and, if they did, they would be surprised to know the bad ingredients that many of the treats contain!
One simple solution for this problem is to make your own treats! They will definitely be healthier and you’ll know what the treats contain.
If you aren’t the best cook in the world, you can rest assured that all is possible, because there are easy recipes that require minimum effort and a limited number of ingredients.
Today we’ve prepared for you some easy ideas to prepare healthy dog treats with less than 5 natural ingredients. Your dog will like these homemade treats that are delicious and made with love.
Sweet recipe with peanut butter
Many dogs just love the peanut butter and your peanut butter treats will be true success! Just make sure that you choose peanut butter without any Xylitol!
To prepare your treats, add just one tablespoon of peanut butter, mix it with eggs, flour and water. Mix the ingredients, add sufficient water to prepare the dough. If you want to make it funnier, you can use a shape to cut the treat like a cookie. Put the treats in the oven for about 20 minutes and you will be ready to rock!
The treats made of peanut butter are really tasty. The advantage of preparing them is that the peanut butter is a very nutritious ingredient, it helps your dog have a healthy coat and contains healthy fatty acids for your dog.
Sweet Potato Treats
Who doesn’t like fried potatoes? Well, I bet that your pooch will like it too! The best part is that you can share with your fur baby. Wash and peel the sweet potato, then chop it in thin pieces and put it in the recipient. Add olive oil on top and bake in the over at a temperature of 450 degrees for about 20 minutes. Keep an eye on these delicious treats to make sure that you control the temperature. Afterwards all you have to do is to let them cool a bit and serve them to your dog.
Carrot And Pumpkin Balls
This is a reward you can give to your dog during the holidays. While you are eating your pumpkin pie in winter, your pooch can have these delicious pumpkin treats! Mix the pumpkin (you can buy some canned pumpkin as well), 1 egg, grated carrot and some whole wheat flour until you get a good dough. Shape the balls and then bake them in the oven.
Almond and Banana Sweets for Puppies
These treats are perfect for little puppies especially because they are gentle to the teeth. As you probably know, puppies love to bite everything and these treats are both yummy and save for them.
Let’s go and look at this easy recipe. You need to chop one banana and mix it with almond butter, eggs and cinnamon. Then use a spoon to pour small quantity (each spoon is like a bite) in a suitable recipient for baking, put it the oven and leave your yummy bites for about 20 minutes.
About the Author: Annie is a happy dog mom of Kimcho, 8-year old Harlequin Pinscher. She is passionate about dogs and natural, healthy living. She is on a mission to discover and share everything natural and healthy for dogs on her blog Doglovely. Kimcho has suffered a kidney disorder and this made Annie dig deeper into the commercial ingredients and sparkled her curiosity for everything natural for a longer dog’s life.