Homemade dog and cat treats are super simple to make! Our dog has bad grain allergies. If we let him eat wheat or corn we are ALL up all night long listening to him scratching. These recipes are a great way to make your own pet treats, especially if your pet has allergies!
5 Homemade Treats Recipes for your Dog and Cat
Homemade Dog Bone Treats
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup skim milk
Mix flour and baking powder. In separate bowl, mix peanut butter and milk. Then add to flour mix. Knead until smooth. Roll out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into shapes or use a cookie cutter* and place on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
*You can roll into balls and flatten with a fork.
Homemade Diabetic Dog Treats
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cup beef liver, chopped
Place everything in a food processor and mix or mix chopped liver, eggs and flour in a bowl (make sure the liver is well chopped). Bake on a parchment paper lined jelly roll pan at 325 degrees for 15 minutes or until the center is set. Cool and cut with a pizza cutter into pieces. It will be sponge like. Store in the fridge in an airtight container.
2 Ingredient Dog Treats
2 cups whole wheat flour (or oats – ground in a food processor to a flour)
2 (4 oz.) jars of baby food – beef, chicken, turkey, sweet potato, carrots, fruit*
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix ingredients together and add extra flour or water to make firm dough. Roll out on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters or a pizza cutter. Place 1/2 inch apart on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes. Store in a paper bag. An air tight container will make them soft.
*If you have leftover veggies from your own meal, puree them and use them in place of the baby food.
Fruit and Veggie Dog Treats
1 sweet potato, cooked
1 cup carrots, minced
1/2 cup applesauce
2 cups white or whole wheat flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup water
Mash the sweet potato and banana together well. Add the rest of the ingredients. Roll out on a floured board 1/8 inch thick. With a pizza cutter, cut into strips and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Store in a refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Homemade Cat Treats
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup powdered milk
1/2 cup tuna, packed in oil
1/4 cup water
Mix the flour and milk. In a separate bowl, smash up the chunks of tuna and add the egg. Add this mix to the flour mix. Add water a little at a time until it makes a sticky dough. Drop by spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet about an inch apart. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes.
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