peanut butter bacon dog treats

35+ Homemade Dog Food Recipes (Vet Approved!)

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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!

How to Make Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Biscuits

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.

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!

Also try 15 KONG Fillers Your Pup Will Love and 15 More KONG Treats. These articles include a variety of homemade food treats specifically for his KONG, from ground beef to green bean treats.

And check out Foods to Never Feed Your Dog. Make sure you’re always selecting ingredients that are safe for your furry friend!

peanut butter bacon dog treats

Peanut Butter and Bacon Dog Biscuits

Have a little leftover bacon from breakfast? Bake a treat for your best doggie friend with this easy recipe.
4.43 from 21 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine pet food
Servings 6
Calories 189 kcal


  • 1 cup oat flour or pulse rolled oats in food processor
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter smooth, all natural, no artificial sweeteners
  • 1/4 cup finely crumbled crisp bacon, fat trimmed
  • 1 banana very ripe, mashed
  • 1 large egg


  • 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. Or roll them thicker, and cook a little longer.
  • 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.)
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and dry.


This treat can also be made without the bacon.


Calories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 9gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 205mgPotassium: 224mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 52IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
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  1. Awesome post! Keep up the great work! 🙂

  2. Florentina Thomley

    This blog Homemade Dog Food Treats & Recipes (Vet Approved!) Your
    Pup’ll Love has helped me a lot with my dog.

  3. Nothing says fall like pumpkin treats. Pumpkin is also great for doggie digestion! Your pup will love these peanut butter pumpkin dog treats, and you can adjust the recipe to include or exclude grains as you see fit.

  4. These cupcake treats are perfect for dogs with food allergies. “Warning: they don’t look pretty, but Fido will love them!” says Mrs. K. “They freeze well, and you can zap them in the microwave for a nice, occasional dog snack.”

  5. What is the average shelf life on these wonderful treat? ????

    • Nancy Currie

      The shelf life would depend on the filler you choose for your Kong. Fresh food will not last long at all but dry food choices would follow the shelf life guidelines for the product you purchased or made.

  6. Angelina Smith

    5 stars
    Love your list – thanks so much!

  7. 5 stars
    Thank you for posting this list. Very helpful.

  8. 5 stars
    Excellent post.

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