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How To Store Homemade Dog Treats In The Summer

One of the biggest obstacles that people face when making homemade dog treats is finding the right place to store them. Some types of homemade dog treats need to be stored in air tight containers while others would do better if  left out alone. For example, it’s usually a good idea to leave dog treats with a higher moisture content out in the fresh air rather than storing them in a container. The air acts as sort of a drying agent and will keep the homemade dog treats from molding. However, keep in mind that this probably isn’t a good idea for homemade dog treats with baby food or other high moisture ingredients like pumpkin or fresh vegetables. These type of treats would do best being stored in a refrigerator.

But what do you do when it’s 90 degrees with 100% humidity? Can you still leave your homemade dog treats out in the open?

I wouldn’t recommend doing this…

Leaving homemade dog treats out in conditions like this is almost like setting them up to spoil. However, there are a few tings that you can do to prevent this from happening.

1. Once your dog treats have completed baking in the oven, turn the oven off and let them sit inside for an extra few minutes. This is a great way to reduce the amount of moisture found in the dog treats. Then you can take them out of the oven and let them sit on the stove top for a few minutes more. Once your treats have cooled completely, wrap them in wax paper and place them in a zip lock bag and put them in the freezer. Simply take the treats out a few minutes before giving them to your dog. this allows them to soften up a bit but still remain chilled which makes for a great summer snack!

2. You can always buy a food dehydrator to deal with excess moisture during the hot summer months. There are several different types of food dehydrator’s ranging in size as well as price. If you are only planning on making treats for your own pooch then I would recommend just using your oven. However, if you plan on making homemade dog treats for sale, investing in a good food dehydrator is a good idea. Using a food dehydrator will give your homemade dog treats a longer shelf life and your customers will like this!

If you are considering a food dehydrator I would suggest checking our either one of these items:

Nesco FD-37A American Harvest Food Dehydrator, 400-watt

Sedona Digitally Controlled Food Dehydrator (SD-9000)

The first item is a small machine and is good for those of you are only planning making seasonal treats or filling small orders. the second item is great for those of you planning  on making a career out of your homemade dog treat business. Either way, both of these items are worth the money in the long run!

Get started making your pooch some tasty snacks with this easy homemade dog treats recipe.

The Barkery offers homemade treats for pets Marshfield News-Herald

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What do you think would convince a pet owner to make their own homemade dog treats when their are tons of pre-made dog treats for sale at their local supermarket or pet store?

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Well, probably the same reason you’d prefer to bake your own cookies at home for your kids – store-bought dog treats can be filled with lots of empty carbs and chemicals that might eventually cause your dog more harm than good. People who choose to make their own  homemade dog treats are likely to be serious pet owners looking for hygienic, healthy, nutritious treats for their pets.

Homemade dog are much treats are much safer for your pet then commercial ones. Why? Well, that’s easy. You are in control of everything that goes into them. With the mounting number of pet food and treat recalls out there every day it is much safer to make your pet homemade pet cookies. You can choose flavors and avoid ingredients that your pet could be allergic to. That is assuming you are aware of allergies that your dog may have. You can even tailor your homemade dog to the season (which can be a lot of fun) or perhaps have your pooches name on the treats too.

 

Since these healthy dog treats are made with human grade products they are more likely to cause less problems for your dog then store bought ones. They are healthier and because they have less filler they make your pet fuller faster helping in keeping your dog lean. Homemade dog treats are much better for your pooch and can lead to longer healthier lives with less health complications. The added chemicals in store bought dog treats can often lead to skin irritations and allergies that will make you and your dog very uncomfortable.

Store bought does have one benefit that homemade doesn’t have: they can easily be purchased, prepackaged and ready to serve to your pet. However, why would you feed your dog something like that when you can easily whip up a batch of tasty, healthy homemade dog treats? Even if you aren’t able to make your pet homemade snacks there are plenty of great places on line that specialize in homemade dog treats, Check out The Beggin’ Beagle Bakery for some tasty homemade snacks.

There are many things to consider and your dog’s health is one of them. Your best friend deserves the best so consider trying some of the easy homemade dog treat recipes found here on my site.

 

 

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Learn How To Make Homemade Dog Treats Online

When I first starting learning how to make dog treats several years ago, there weren’t nearly as many “How To” videos available as there are today. If you Google “how to make homemade dog treats” a lot of the results are actually videos that various people have made and then posted on YouTube. I wish I would recorded every batch of treats that I made, I would thousands of videos for you to watch online!!

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Homemade dog treats, not gingerbread:)

Anyway, I’m still making homemade dog treats these days so I figured I would start recording and then posting my own “how to make dog treats” on my site for everyone to use. There is something about a visual aide that really gets the job done! But before I start posting my own videos I wanted to share a decent how to make homemade dog treat recipes videos that I found on YouTube.

How To Make Dog Treats YouTube

The video below will show you how to make dog treats with icing. It’s a homemade dog cupcakes or “pupcakes” recipe that I’m sure your pooch would  love! The recipe is so simple and it uses ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen right now. Apparently it was Shelby the dog’s birthday so her owner decided to make her these cute homemade dog treats! Take a look at how easy this dog cake recipe is…

Just to recap, this recipe only used healthy ingredients. It calls for canned pumpkin which happens to be my dog’s favorite, so I tested this recipe out myself and these little dog cakes were a hit! So let’s take a look what you will need to make these homemade dog treats with pumpkin:

  • whole wheat flour
  • rolled oats or oat flour
  • cinnamon
  • unsweetened applesauce
  • eggs
  • canned pumpkin
  • apple

For the icing:

  • cream cheese
  • unsweetened applesauce
  • beggin’ strips for the top

So as you can see, learning how to make homemade dog treats, of all kinds, is really rather easy. I would suggest trying a few easy dog treat recipes and see if this is something that you enjoy doing. You can sign up for my newsletter and I’ll send you some of my favorite homemade dog treat recipes and you’ll also have access to all of my how of to make homemade dog treats simple videos that will be coming out soon! Plus, you will receive helpful tips like how to make homemade dog treats last longer and I’ll even teach you how to sell your homemade dog treats for a profit! So… sign up today! It’s FREE and easy!

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Submit Your Favorite Dog Treat Recipe!

Have a favorite dog treat recipe that you would like to share? I would love to add it to my online collection of awesome recipes for dogs!

I started my blog, About Homemade Dog Treats, a few years ago and it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that a friend of mine suggested that I add a page where my readers could share their own dog treat recipes. The only thing I could say was, “Why didn’t I think of that?”

Anyway, I have added a page where you can share your favorite dog treat recipe with everyone who uses this site. I’m hoping to get enough submissions to possibly create another cookbook and add it to the series of dog treat recipe cookbooks that I have already published.

Dog Treat Recipe Book

You can see the three cookbooks below as well as an example of a recipe page that was taken from the first cookbook that was published. I had the pleasure of working on this project with a dear friend who loves dogs just as much as I do. We came up with the idea as a fundraising project to help a local animal shelter and it grew from their. We are planing on publishing another cookbook and would like to use some of the recipes that are submitted here.

The Collaborative Canine Dog Treat Recipe Cookbooks That I Published:)

Get The 2nd Edition FREE… (the book on the far right)

DOG TREAT RECIPE

Sample Recipe Page From The Collaborative Canine

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So… if you are interested in having your pooch in one of these books, all you have to do is share a dog treat recipe! Once you have posted a recipe on the website you can then fill out the custom dog treat recipe card form which is necessary if you would like your dog to be a part of the cookbook.

What Kind Of Dog Treat Recipes Are We Looking For?

When it comes to the types of dog treat recipes that you can share… it’s totally up to you. There are so many different dog treat recipes out there but I think more people would rather use a recipe that has been “taste tested” by another four legged friend! Not that you can’t experiment with the recipes that you find online, That’s actually how I got started, it’s just easier when you know that someone has actually used the recipe before you.

Having said that, I have a few suggestions for those of you who would like to share a recipe, but just can’t decide. One of the most popular types of dog treats are made with peanut butter, so any dog treat recipes with peanut butter would be great! Also, on the flip side, you may want to submit dog treat recipes without peanut butter (some dogs are allergic to peanut butter). Some of the other really popular ingredients being used for homemade dog treats these days are pumpkin, banana, and even baby food! There really is no right or wrong type of recipe to submit. What ever you feel like sharing is fine with me!

Can You Submit Images Of Your Homemade Dog Treats?

Yes! In fact I would encourage this! I always having a visual aide when making anything in the kitchen so if you have a picture of your homemade dog treats you can include when you submit your dog treat recipe. Likewise, you may also want to submit a picture of your dog. The cookbooks that I published in the past only had photos of the dog’s whose owners participated. However, for our next cookbook, we would like to include images of the dog treats too. So I guess including both a picture of your dog and a picture of your dog treats would be the best way to go!

You can submit your favorite recipe here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Some of the best homemade treats for dogs can be made using cookie cutters. In fact, I like the dog treat recipes that allow you to cut your dough into shapes the best!Let’s take a look at some of the adorable dog treats that I have made along the way using a variety of cookie cutters.

Birthday Dog Treats

birthday dog treatsYou can use cookie cutters to make dog treats for just about any occasion. Some of my favorite treats for dogs are birthday treats! At my dog bakery we sell a bunch of different dog birthday treats and they are among the most popular treats that are sold. From cupcake cookies, to party hats, to birthday bones…we have it all. I even make dog birthday gift baskets, which are a lot of fun to make to.

Halloween Dog Treats and More…

halloween dog treatsCookie cutter are great to use when it comes to making seasonal dog treats. I have dog treats for just about every occasion you can think of. Start from the beginning of the year, in January you can make healthy treats for dogs in the shape of snowflakes of snowmen. If February you can make hearts for Valentine’s Day.In March you make shamrocks and perhaps Easter bunnies too. In April and May you make dog treats in the shape of flowers, umbrellas, chicks, & ducks…just to name a few. I always like to make sailboats and sunshine cookies in June. July is a great time to make any kind of treats and decorate in red, white, and blue. I have a great collection of seashore cookie cutters and I always put them out on August. September is one my favorite months of the year and I have a bunch of adorable fall themed cookie cutters. I have apples, squirrels, school buses and more! Of course I make sure that October is full of spooky treats! You can make bats, ghosts, witches, pumpkins and one of my favorites…spiders and spider webs!! And for November, yep you guessed it…Turkeys! December is one of my favorite months and busiest too. Most people buy their dog’s a gift two times a year… their birthday and for either Christmas or Hanukkah. The number of different types of dog treats that you can make at the holidays can go on and on and on!

So how do you choose the best dog treat recipe to make homemade dog treats using cookie cutters?

Here are a few tips:

1- Try to find a recipe that uses flour as the main ingredient. Most dog treat recipes that form a dough that can be rolled out and cut into shapes will have flour as the main ingredient.

2- Choose a recipe with minimal ingredients. If you have ever made cookies before then you know that some of the best tasting cookies require very few ingredients. Plus, rolling the dough and cutting it into shapes will take some time. You don’t want to be wasting time putting a recipe together.

Try this dog treat recipe…

What is the best kind of cookie cutter to use?

I’m often asked which is better, using a plastic cookie cutter or a metal cookie cutter? I don’t think it really matters at all. I use both. The only think that I would recommend doing when using either type of cookie cutter is that you flour it before you press it into the dough. This way your cookie cutter won’t stick to the dough. Take a look at the video below for some tips on how to use a cookie cutter.

Where you can get cookie cutters for your dog treats?

Aside from making birthday dog treats I also enjoy making dog treats in the shapes of different dog breeds. I have a complete line of dog breed cookies at my bakery and they are a hit! Making dog treats in the shape of your favorite dog breed is a lot of fun. I have a Labrador retriever and my kids get such a kick out of making treats for our dog that look just like him. Not to mention these types of personalized dog treats make great gifts! So where can you find cookie cutters in the shape of different dog breeds? I have been shopping at Good Dog Express for years and I have always been able to find what I’m looking for.

Hounds relish occasion for treats on Dog Biscuit Day Great Falls Tribune

Gluten and Wheat Free Dog Treats Now Available from Pup-O-Licious Virtual-Strategy Magazine press release

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How Do You Make Dog Treats That Will Last?

One of the biggest problems that I had when I began to make dog treats was trying to figure out how to preserve them. The whole idea behind making homemade dog treats is to make them healthy right.. I mean most of us who are taking the time to make homemade snacks for our pets are going to make healthy dog treats using wholesome ingredients. And we are also going to stay away from the harmful preservatives that are often found in the commercial dog treats.

So then how do you preserve homemade dog treats?

One of the biggest problems that I had with my homemade dog treats was mold. I would make a batch of dog treats, package them up and when I would open them up a few days later… I would find a moldy mess! This used to drive me crazy! I knew that I had to correct this problem if I ever wanted to sell my treats. (Which I did) So I spent a lot of time researching this problem and found several solutions. I have a few tips and tricks for preserving homemade dog treats so let’s take a look at some easy remedies for this problem.

Make Dog Treats To Sell

If you want to make homemade dog treats and then sell them, it’s important that you get this part right. Screwing this up could cost you customers and you don’t want that! I learned that water content plays a major role in whether or not homemade dog treats will get moldy. It makes sense if you think about it. More water means more moisture. What happens when their is too much moisture…mold grows. So, if you are using recipes that have high water content, for example, recipes that use a lot of fresh vegetables probably have a high water content, there are a few things you can do.

1. After your dog treats are finished baking you can leave them in the oven for a few extra minutes. This will add some extra “drying time” and pull out more water found in the treats.

2. You can purchase a food dehydrator. Food dehydrators do exactly what it sounds like, they dehydrate food, which basically means they remove the water in the food. Food dehydrators come in a variety of sizes and are prices accordingly. I bought one a few years after I started my dog bakery business and it has been great.

Make Dog Treats With ‘Dry” Ingredients

Another tip that I always found came in handy was using dry ingredients. For example, you can use powdered milk instead of regular milk. It has a lower moisture content. You can also use powdered cheese instead of regular cheese for the same reason. If you think about it, there are plenty of ingredients that can be substituted with dry ingredients. For example, I came across a dog treat recipe that used canned dog food. Instead of using canned food, you can make dog treats with dry food. Just put it in a food processor and crush it up.

Use Less of Certain Ingredients

If you want to make peanut butter dog treats you don’t have to use a ton of peanut butter. Peanut butter can be a bit oily so you don’t want to over do it. However, I find that all of the peanut butter dog treats that I make tend to dry out nicely.  If I use peanut butter, I try and make sure that this is the only ingredient that has a high moisture content. Not that you can’t use other ingredients with peanut butter, just be mindful of how much you use. So if you make make dog biscuits that have peanut butter and pumpkin in the recipe, make sure not to use too much of each ingredient.

 

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Dog Cake Recipes: Pupcakes For Valentines Day

I recently shared one of my favorite dog treat recipes for making some cute homemade snacks for your pup this Valentine’s Day. Since then , I have received a few emails from people wondering if I had any easy dog cake recipes for Valentine’s Day.

Well, as a matter of Fact, I do:)

Easy Dog Cake Recipes

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Valentine’s Day Pupcakes

This is one of many simple dog cake recipes with baby food. (I happen to have a 5 month old at home, so using a recipe that requires baby food seemed appropriate.) Anyway, it’s an easy recipe that you can use to make either a cake or cupcakes (pupcakes). I actually found this recipe online and like most of the recipe that I use, I tweaked a little bit to make it my own. Why? Well, the recipe that I found used bacon and because my dog is older and on the chubbier side, I wanted to make him something a little more healthy. Not that he wouldn’t love the bacon…he just really shouldn’t have it. Nonetheless, this has become one of my favorite healthy dog cake recipes.

 

Healthy Dog Cake Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 jar of carrot baby food
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot

Directions:

  1. Stir flour and baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Cream together the butter, oil, baby food and eggs.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients with the wet mix, and then stir in the bacon bits.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 8″ x 8″ baking pan or 12 cupcake pan.
  5. If desired, sprinkle a light layer of shredded carrots on top as a frosting substitute.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for approximately 35-40 minutes, or until the center of the cake springs back when lightly poked. Oven times may vary.

Dog Cake Frosting Recipes

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Use a pastry bag and melted yogurt chips to pipe hearts on pupcakes.

In the dog cake recipe above I mentioned that you could use shredded carrots as a frosting substitute. However, I used frosting on my pupcakes. Again, I’m sure that there are probably a ton of recipes for dog cake frosting that you could make yourself, but I prefer to use melted yogurt chips as frosting. I like using the yogurt chips because when they dry they form a hard coating and it prevents smudging and smearing. Because my dog bakery is online, most of orders had to be shipped so I wanted to make sure that when my customers got their dog treats or dog cakes that they looked presentable and not a smeared up mess. Using yogurt chips on my dog cookies and cakes eliminates this from ever happening.

Dog Cupcake Recipes

As I mentioned above, you can use the recipe above to make either a single cake or cupcakes. It really depends on what you want. I do however have another recipe for “pupcakes” that I thought I would share with you. This particular recipe is called Alice’s Apple Crunch Pupcakes because the recipe calls for apples. However, you can substitute the apples with other fruits or vegetables, like carrots or bananas.

Dog Cake Decorating

When it comes to decorating dog cakes, you can pretty much use the same techniques that would when decorating a cake for humans. I use the same tools when I’m decorating a dog cake that I use when making my son’s their birthday cakes. So what are the basic cake decorating tools that you will need?

  • Spatula- to spread and smooth icing (works great with melted yogurt chips too.)
  • Pastry Bags- you can get these pre-made at your local craft store or make them yourself out of parchment paper.
  • Set of Tips: It’s a good idea to buy a whole set of cake decorating tips because you will have several options to choose from when it comes to make designs and writing on your cakes.
  • Coupler and a Coupler Screw: These items are necessary when working with pastry bags. You place the coupler inside the pastry bag and then you’re able to screw on the desired tip.

Here a few other dog cake recipes that you may want to try:

Dog Cake Recipes Carrot

Dog Cake Recipes Banana

Dog Cake Recipes Peanut Butter

 

 

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How To Make Dog Treats For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to show your pooch just how much you love them!

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Valentine’s Day Dog Treats

So how does one express their love to their four legged friends? Well, there are afternoon walks, quite time on the couch, and perhaps even a trip to the beach! While these are all great ways to show your pup that you love them, I think that we can all agree that the best way to a dog’s heart is through their bellies! So why not make homemade dog treats for your pooch this year? I have a great little recipe that I want  to share with you so you can make your pooch these adorable dog treats.

How To make Dog Treats From Scratch

I made the heart shaped dog treats to the right from scratch. I baked and then decorated each dog treat by hand. I have come across a few websites that are selling “semi” homemade dog treats; meaning they purchase pre-made dog biscuits and then just decorate them by hand. I do not have a problem with this it all. In fact, it probably saves a lot of time. If you are creative and you can come up with nice designs, this might be the way to go. You’ll just have to make sure that you know exactly what the dog treats are made out with you plan on selling them. If you are saying that your treats are organic dog treats, then they better be organic!

This is why I like making dog treats from scratch. I never have to worry about what’s in them because I made them myself! Having said that, I am now going to show you how to make healthy dog treats for Valentine’s Day!

One Of My Favorite Dog Treat Recipes

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I know that a lot of you want to know how to make dog treats with peanut butter, but this particular recipe doesn’t use peanut butter. I am going to show you how to make my famous Milk Bone Doggie Treats. This is one of my favorite dog treat recipes because once the dough is made, you can cut the treats into just about shape that you would like. I used heart and martini glass cookie cutters for the Valentine dog treats above, but you can use any type of cookie cutter that you would like. Using this recipe really makes learning how to make dog treats easy. And it’s fun too! You can experiment with all sorts of different treats. Just think, if there is an occasion… you can make dog treas for it:)

Milk Bone Doggies Treats

Ingredients:

2 cups whole wheat flour

1 packet powdered milk

3/4 cup water

1 egg

2 tbsp. brown sugar

2 tbsp. butter

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine flour and powdered milk in a large mixing bowl. Add brown sugar, egg, and butter. Mix until dough forms. Roll dough on floured surface into 1/4″ thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

**Tip** How To Make Dog Treats With a Dehydrator

Because of the ingredients used, the dog treats above, as well as many other types of treats, have a high water content. The high water content means that they will not last very long and will start to get moldy soon after making them. However, you can use a food dehydrator to lower the water content which will extend the shelf life of your dog treat.

How To Make Dog Treats With Icing

One of the biggest problems new dog bakery owners face is figuring out ingredients to use for their dog treats.I remember when I first started out I couldn’t figure out what to use when it came to icing my dog treats. I knew that chocolate was a no-no and I found out that carob is a great substitute for chocolate. However, I wanted to know what I could use to make colorful decorations on my treats.

I know that there are a lot of recipes for homemade dog treat icing, but I don’t use it. Not that there is anything wrong with it, I just prefer using yogurt chips instead. After melting down carob and peanut butter chips to decorate my homemade dog treats, I quickly figured out that I could use yogurt chips as well. Yogurt chips come in a variety of colors and they are low in sugar, which is a good thing too:)

So how do you do this?

You can use a double boiler to melt the yogurt chips down, but there really is no need. I use microwave safe cups that I bought at Michaels and I melt them in the microwave. This is much faster and a lot less messy! Just be sure to use a low heat setting and check your chips after about 20 second or so. Otherwise they can burn and then that’s just a disaster.

Once the chips are melted you can then fill piping bags and tips to decorate your dog treats. The yogurt chips harden when they are cool so you don’t have to worry about anything smearing. This is a great way to make your dog treats look very “gourmet.”

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How To Make Dog Treats

How To Make Dog Treats At Home

Interested in making some homemade dog food or homemade dog treats for your pooch?

Cooking for your dog is actually a lot easier than you might think. A lot of concerned pet owners are turning to homemade pet food largely because of all the pet food recalls that have occurred over the past several years. There are very few, if any, guidelines that pet food companies have to follow when it comes to producing pet food. I’m not going to get into right now, but if you new what these big businesses were allowed to put into their pet food, you would be applauded!

Having said that, let’s look on the brighter of things and take a look at how you can make sure that your pet is eating healthy and nutritious food and pet treats.

As you can see, I have created this blog to help concerned dog owners like yourself easily prepare food for your pooch. Again, I want to stress that all the dog treat recipes and dog food recipes that are found on my site can be made in the comfort of your own home with simple ingredients that you can get at your local food store. I figured why not start out with few easy homemade dog treats recipes! I started making homemade treats for my dog about seven years ago and I would be happy to share all of the little tips and tricks that I have learned along the way.

Here are two of my favorite dog treat recipes. Before you begin  you might want to browse through the list of items that you will need to start making your pet these tasty treats.

Things you will need:

electric mixer or large bowl

wooden spoon

ice cream scoop

cookie sheet

rolling pin

parchment paper

cookie cutters (dog bone shape, etc.)

oven

How To Make Easy Dog Treats

If you are just learning how to make homemade dog treats, then I would suggest starting out with a something simple. This is important because you don;t want to get discouraged the first time around! The first recipe is an easy dog biscuit recipe that I think both you and your dog will enjoy.

Ingredients:

3 cups whole wheat pastry flour

1 cup of wheat germ

1 package of yeast

1 egg

1 cup chicken broth

2 tbsp. brown sugar

Directions: Begin by preheating your oven to 325 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. In a large mixing bowl dissolve on package of yeast in warm water.in  large bowl. Whisk in one egg. Add chicken broth and brown sugar. With a wooden spoon mix in whole wheat pastry flour  and wheat germ. Mix together. When dough forms you  can use your hands to form a ball of dough. Flour the surface. Roll out cookie dough 1/4″ thickness. Cut out desired shapes. You can use fire hydrants, dog bones, etc. Place on parchment paper. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

The next dog treat recipe is one of the most sought after recipes. I can’t tell you how many emails I get with people wanting to know how to make dog treats with peanut butter.

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peanut butter dog treats

Ingredients:

1/4 cup of peanut butter

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup wheat germ

3/4 cup of oatmeal

1 1/2 cups of unbleached organic flour

1/4 cup of honey

1 tsp baking powder

Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl. Use an electric mixer to blend all ingredients together. This shouldn’t take to long to mix. Use a small ice cream scoop to make small balls of cookie batter.Place each scoop on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper. The parchment paper is a great way to ensure that your cookies won’t burn. If you do not have parchment paper be sure to place the doggie cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes. The video below will show you exactly how to make these tasty peanut butter treats.

 

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How To Make Dog Treats At Home

I started making dog treats at home about 6 years ago. When I first began, I really had no idea what I was doing and a lot of the recipes that I came up with evolved through trial and error. All of the recipes that I am going to share with you on my blog were created in my kitchen.  However, I did get a lot of my ideas from recipes that I found on the Internet and in dog treat cookbooks. I then tweaked these recipes to make them my own. This is a great way to create an original yet tasty dog treat.

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing some of my favorite dog treat recipes with you. I am going to start out with what I would consider to be my top 10 dog treat recipes and then I will add to the list. I also plan on sharing some ideas and tips for decorating and packaging homemade dog treats too. I have been baking dog treats for over 6 years and I look forward to sharing everything that I have learned along the way!

You really don’t have to be super experienced in the kitchen to learn how to make dog treats for your dog. If you can whip up a batch of chocolate chip cookies, then you will have no problem making your pooch some healthy biscuits using my easy dog treat recipes. You can even turn this passion into profits by selling your treats from home.

It was only after perfecting several dog treat recipes in my kitchen that I decided to take my hobby to another level and start my own dog bakery business. If starting your own business is something that you are interested in, I have a lot of helpful tips and tricks that I’m sure you will find very valuable. I hope that you will take my advice and and listen to my suggestions so that you don’t make the same mistakes that I did along the way. Owning and operating a successful dog bakery is an attainable goal and I would happy to help you achieve your goals. Be sure to sign up for my mailing list to receive my newsletter that is full of great tips and recommendations.

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