Want to make some yummy treats for your pup? Here are some homemade dog food recipes and treats that are vet approved and tasty!
Sometimes, when we’re in a bind, we want to give our pups something quick. That’s when standard pet food and these quick and easy KONG fillers come in super handy.
But on occasion, us dog parents like to bake special treats for our best friends, and prepare our dog’s meal with extra love. If we’ve got leftover chicken or in season fruit, it’s fun to make homemade dog food recipes, homemade treats, and everything in between.
And for others of us, commercial dog food hasn’t worked well for our furry friends. And we’ve had to fully switch to a homemade diet for our dog. This post will give you all you need for a home prepared diet, including all sorts of treats… Even doggie breath mints!
Read on to find treats that’ll hide your dogs pills, doggie birthday cakes, meatloafs, treats with meat, treats with fruit and veggies, and much more!
Enjoy and give that furry friend a hug from us!
35+ Homemade Dog Food Recipes Even Your Vet Would Approve Of!
Homemade Dog Food Recipes
Here are some homemade dog recipes your vet will approve of and your dog will love.
A yummy carrot, pumpkin, and peanut butter birthday cake recipe for your canine friend! This dog friendly birthday cake is gluten free and vegan; and uses only human-grade ingredients like; oat flour, brown rice flour, apple sauce, peanut butter, carrots, and pumpkin.
Do you have a pup that balks at taking his pills? Homemade Dog Pill Treats might be just the solution for your dog too! I messed around with a few recipes and found a combo that works great to disguise pills (they are really big and need to be broken in half) – my dog is so happy to have a treat she doesn’t usually notice the medicine tucked within.
These Homemade Sweet Potato Chews Dog Treats are so delicious you will want to snack on them yourself. These treats are made without byproducts, additives, or fillers. They are made with only 3 simple and inexpensive ingredients that you can feel great about feeding to your pet. If you are looking for a grain-free treat for your dog this is also a great alternative.
These delicious looking No Bake Peanut Butter Banana Truffle Dog Treats are pretty enough to be in the candy shop window, but are super easy to make. While they are made from people grade ingredients, they are made especially with your furry little friends in mind.
These Pup-R-MintsHomemade Breath Freshening Dog Treats are chock full of ingredients that are healthy for your pup. There are no mystery ingredients here. Coconut oil is excellent for overall skin health, improves digestion and nutrient absorption, balances insulin, and is thought to aid in reducing bad doggy breath. Many dog experts brush their dog’s teeth with it.
If you want to make your dog's food from scratch, this easy to make recipe for Muttloaf Homemade Dog Food is a great place to start. Baking it in muffin tins makes easy to serve and store portions. Make with a combination of various lean ground meats and vegetables for a healthy alternative to store bought bagged food.
Whether you buy store-bought food or cook healthy recipes for your pup, these easy homemade pancakes for dogs are super easy and delicious! I made these one day for my puppy and had them on hand to give her for breakfast in addition to her dry dog food.
A frozen dog treats recipe is the best on these hot summer days. Not that our dogs won’t eat any type of treat any time of year, but cold treats on hot days are extra appreciated. This recipe contains three ingredients and is easy as can be.
Using simple ingredients, it’s easier than you might think to create tasty DIY dog treats in minutes. There’s a great peace of mind that comes along with knowing exactly what you are feeding your dogs.
We hope you found a homemade dog food recipe or two that will work for your dog’s diet… And that he’ll just love for his next homemade meal!
Have a little leftover bacon from breakfast? Bake a treat for your best doggie friend with this easy recipe.
Cuisine: pet food
Keyword: dog food
1cupoat flouror pulse rolled oats in food processor
1/4cuppeanut buttersmooth, all natural, no artificial sweeteners
1/4cupfinely crumbled crisp bacon, fat trimmed
1bananavery ripe, mashed
Preheat your oven to 350 F.
In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer to fully combine the oat flour, banana, peanut butter, egg, and crumbled bacon.
On a clean flat surface, roll out the dough mixture to about 1/3 inch thickness.
Use your cookie cutter to cut the individual biscuits, or shape with hands, and place them onto a parchment-lined or non-stick cookie sheet. (If you need to lightly grease your cookie sheet, use a small amount of olive oil.)