Because there have been so many pet food recalls over the past few years, more and more people have become concerned with what they are feeding their pets. While the number of pet owners who are feeding their pet’s homemade dog treats has steadily been on the rise, the number of people looking for organic dog treat recipes has too! All natural pet products, especially organic dog treats, have become a healthy alternative for many pet owners however, these types of dog treats can be expensive so learning how to make them yourself would be rather beneficial.
How To Make Organic Dog Treats
Before you consider making homemade organic dog treats I would suggest that you make sure that you understand how to read labels. Take a look at these tips below.
- 100% Organic – This is the least complicated. All of the ingredients in a product must be organic, besides water and salt.
- Organic – A product may be listed this way if it is made with at least 95% organic ingredients.
- Made with Organic Ingredients – When only 70% of the ingredients are organic, it can only say that it
is made with organic ingredients.
Once you have figured out how to read a label to make sure that all of your ingredients are in fact organic, you can just bake your dog treats like you would any other treat. The only difference is that your organic dog treats will only consist of ingredients that are classified as “organic.” Organic dog treats are by far some of the most healthy dog treats that you make so take a look at some these recipes here. You might also be interested in gluten free dog treats and organic dog bones too.
Organic Dog Bakery
If you are not interested in making your own organic treats one of best places to find healthy organic dog treats is at an organic dog bakery. Dog bakery’s have become increasing popular over the past few years. Some of the best dog treats, including organic dog treats, can be found online. While browsing the web looking for some organic dog treats wholesale bakeries, I came across The Three Bean Bakery which is an Organic Dog Bakery. They had some of the cutest treats that I have ever seen, I also found these mini pup cakes that are organic as well. Thinking of ordering a few for my pooch this week end!
Organic Dog Treat Recipes
While a lot of people enjoy shopping for organic dog treats for their pets, there are still la lot of pet owners who enjoy baking their own homemade dog treats. If you are interested in making homemade dog treats for your pooch I would recommend trying this organic dog treat recipe. I actually made these treats for my dog and he absolutely loves them!
Homemade Organic Dog Treats
Because I have some experience in the industry I figured that baking organic homemade dog treats wouldn’t be too much of a challenge. The only real difference between my homemade dog treat recipes and the homemade organic dog treat recipes are the ingredients. All of the ingredients have to be organic in order to call your dog treats organic. You can’t just use one organic ingredient in the recipe. It has to be across the board.
It is not surprising that organic dog treats recipes are in demand these days. More and more pet owners are wanting to feed their pets healthy dog food and dog treats. All of the pet food recalls had a lot to do with this. These dog food recalls caused pet owners to start reading the labels of the pet food and pet treats that they were feeding their pets. If you haven’t already done so, read a label of store brand dog treats. You will be shocked when you see the ingredients!
How To Make Organic Dog Treats
Making organic dog treats is really the same as making any type of homemade dog treats, you just use organic ingredients. A lot of people think that they can not make their pet homemade organic dog treats because it is simply too expensive. While organic items are usually more expensive, if you buy them in bulk you will actually end up saving money. For example, you can get 5 lbs. of certified Organic Hard Red Wheat for under $20! This particular wheat would have to be ground into flour, but that is really not a bog deal. If you plan on selling your homemade dog treats, you can expect to charge more for organic dog treats. So keep that in mind if a business is something that you are considering.
Recipes For Organic Dog Treats
So there are those of us who are brave enough to want to know how to make organic dog treats for our pets. It’s really no different than baking a batch of cookies for your kids. Making organic homemade dog treats is really easy when you have the right recipes. I wanted to share two of my favorite organic dog treats recipes. They are really simple and I’m sure your dog will love them!
Organic Peanut Butter Dog Treats
2 cups organic oat flour
1 cup organic oats
1/4 cup organic peanut butter
1 1/4 cup hot water
1 tbsp. molasses
Preheat oven to 350F. Combine all ingredients together. Knead dough for about 2 minutes. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut desired shapes using floured cookie cutters. Bake on greased cookie sheet for 40 minutes. Turn off heat and cool completely in oven.
Organic Chicken Dog Treats
1 cup organic rolled oats
1 cup organic oat flour
1 tsp. flaxseed, ground
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 can organic chopped chicken
1/3 cup water (or as needed)
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Grind flaxseeds, set aside. In food processor, grind oats to a coarse flour. Add all other ingredients and blend on and off until mixture comes together to form a ball. If mixture is too dry add more water, a teaspoon at a time. Place dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead until the dough is soft, about 1 minute. Roll to a thickness of about 1/4 inch. Cut into shapes using a floured cookie cutter. Place on greased cookie sheets. Bake for about 20 – 25 minutes or until firm and nicely browned. Cool treats on a wire rack.
Organic Dog Treats
Feeding your pet organic dog food and organic dog treats are a sure way to keep you pet happy and healthy. Organic pet products are made with all organic ingredients, which means there are absolute NO pesticides, preservatives, or harmful by-products in them. All of the ingredients that are put into these types of products have been grown without the use of pesticides and when the treats are made, nothing harmful goes into them to preserve them. You really can’t any healthier than organic.There are several well known companies that produce organic dog treats. Wet Noses Organic Dog Treats has an excellent selection of reasonably priced organic dog treats. they are one of the most reputable companies on the market today and my dog has never turned his nose up to any of them! If you are thinking about giving your dog some organic dog treats, but you do not have the time to make organic homemade dog treats, I would certainly recommend these! Here are few of my dog’s favorites
If you are considering starting an organic pet treats business I would suggest purchasing our Dog Bakery Business e-book. It will also show you how turn this passion into profits! It will help you decide if making organic pet treats is something that you would really like to do. One thing that I can tell you is that organic ingredients are more expensive the average grade ingredients. The flours especially can get pricey, so you may want to buy them in bulk. There are plenty of wholesale outlets that offer ingredients like flour at great prices.
Sweet Potato Organic Dog Treats
The Beggin’ Beagle Bakery is a dog bakery that specializes in all natural dog treats. The number of our customers asking for organic products seems to on the rise so I am considering adding some natural organic dog treats to our menu. One of our most popular dog treats are our healthy sweet potato dog treats. I am going to change the dog treat recipe to use all natural, organic ingredients and see if these organic gourmet dog treats are still a best seller.
by Jessica Alicea