Easy homemade dog chews and treats


 Easy homemade dog chews and treats

As prices are going up, we try to find alternatives. Dog chews and treats are one example, and yes there are some recipes that are easy to make and are cheap. In this article we will introduce six recipes that are easy to make and your dog can really enjoy.

Treats

Recipe #1: The fruity treat

You will need:

  • 1/2 cup diced strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt

Directions:

  • Mash the banana and strawberries together, you can leave small pieces.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to the mashed fruits.
  • Roll out the mixture on a baking tray and cut them out in any desired shape.
  • Place in the oven for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden on low heat.

Recipe #2: Peanut butter cups

You will need:

  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup hot water

Directions:

  • Beat the eggs for 2 mins.
  • Add the rest of ingredients
  • Drop spoonful’s from the mixture on your baking tray
  • Bake them for 15-18 minutes on low heat, until slightly hardened.
  • Allow to cool for 30 minutes before serving

Recipe #3: Chicken treats

You will need:

  • 250 grams of chicken
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken/beef broth
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 large eggs

Directions:

  • Place the chicken in a food processor until it is smooth.
  • Transfer to another bowl and mix in the rest of your ingredients
  • Drop rounded pieces of dough on your baking sheet/tray.
  • Put in oven for about 15 to 18 mins on low heat.
  • Let cool for 30 min before serving.

Chews

Recipe #4: Protein chews

  • Slice your meat, turkey or chicken in very thin slices.
  • Place in oven for about 2 hours.

 

Recipe #5: Sweet potatoes chews

  • Cut the sweet potatoes lengthwise into strips.
  • Place in oven for about 3 hours.

 

Recipe #6: Peanut butter rope

  • Cover a thick clean braided rope with peanut butter.
  • Place in freezer for a couple of hours until it hardens.
  • Make sure when using the rope with peanut butter you will need to supervise your dog to make sure he/she doesn’t swallow it.
Compiled by Farah Khaled

 

Sources: The Nest , Milo’s Meals

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