Four Easy Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Have some spare time on your hands? Want to make some yummy treats for your canine companion? Look no further! These dog recipes are incredibly simple and are human friendly too (although maybe not quite to our taste)…

 

Pupcakes

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Great for garden picnics with your pooch

For the cake:

– 1 cup of grated carrot
– 1 egg
– 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
– 3 tablespoons of peanut butter
– 1 cup of self-raising flour
– 2 tablespoons of oats or oatmeal

  1. Mix the whole lot together, adjusting the consistency to what you’d expect when making a sponge cake.
  2. Simply add a little more oil if too dry or flour if too loose.
  3. Bake at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Cool when done, ready for the icing!

For the icing:

– Peanut butter
– Greek yoghurt

  1. Mix equal quantities of peanut butter and Greek yoghurt and smear over the cakes.
  2. Decorate with a few little doggie biscuits for an extra treat!

After our co-founder Karen finished baking the pupcakes, she sampled one herself with a lovely cup of tea – minus the doggie biscuit topping!


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Pupcicles

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Super simple and great if you like savoury lollies

For the pupcicle:

– Cooked chicken breast
– Water
– 1 chicken stock cube

  1. Chop up some of the chicken breast and pop a little in the compartments of an ice cube tray.
  2. Mix the chicken stock cube together with some water.
  3. Then simply top up the tray with the mixture and freeze!

 

Milk Bone Biscuits

Give a dog a bone!

For the biscuits:

– 3/4 cup hot water
– 1/3 cup margerine
– 1/2 cup powered mill
– 1 tsp salt
– 1 egg/beaten
– 3 cups whole wheat flour

  1. In a large bowl pour hot water over the margarine
  2. Stir in a powdered milk, salt and egg. Add flour, 1/2 a cup at the time.
  3. Knead for a few minutes to a from a still dough.
  4. Pat or roll to a 1/2 inch thickness.

 

Peanut Butter Bone Biscuits

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The perfect doggie treat! 

 

For the biscuits:

– 1/2 cup water (add more of dough is too dry)
– 2 cups buckwheat flour
– 1 cup oats
– 1 grated carrot
– 2 tbsp peanut butter

  1. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients.
  2. Pat or roll to a 1/2 inch thickness.
  3. Cut out bone shapes using a biscuit cutter.
  4. Bake at 190c for 25 mins.
  5. Enjoy!
Here’s our PetsPyjamas pup Henry enjoying his treat!

 

 

Fancy getting involved? We’d love to see your culinary canine creations! Send in or share photos of your pet sampling these delicious homemade treats on social! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ppjrecipes 

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