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How to Make Homemade Dog Treats

Dogs are man’s best friend, and we want to provide them with the best care possible. Making handmade dog treats is one way to demonstrate your love and care for your pet companion.

That said, it might be hard to find tasty treats that are economical when your dog has a restricted diet or is a picky eater. Aside from being cost-effective, homemade dog treats offer other advantages. In this post, we’ll go through how to make homemade dog treats that your dog will love for owners who want to make their own!

Choose the Right Ingredients

Ensuring sure your dog’s food has the appropriate nutrients is important, but you should also learn where those ingredients came from.

According to the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, your dog’s nutritional needs will vary depending on age, size, health, and breed.

Use dog-safe ingredients and avoid foods that are harmful to dogs, such as chocolate, onions, grapes, and raisins. Healthy components for dog treats include:

  • Peanut butter
  • Oats
  • Pumpkin
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes

Homemade Dog Donut


Homemade Dog Donut is a simple treat made with fresh rosemary that may be served with cream cheese instead of icing. These handmade dog treats are designed exclusively for dogs, as opposed to the doughnuts offered at the neighborhood donut store.


  • Oats
  • Oats Greek yogurt
  • Peanut butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Wheat flour
  • Eggs
  • Cooking spray
  • Bacon Bits


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Spray the doughnut pan with cooking spray.
  • In a mixing dish, combine the flour, oats, peanut butter, coconut oil, and eggs.
  • Pour equally into the donut pan.
  • 14 minutes in the oven.
  • Let it cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • One side should be dipped in yogurt.
  • Bacon pieces on top.

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Peanut butter is a popular component in homemade dog treats and a favorite of many dogs. If your dog like nutty flavors, try these peanut butter treats.

These homemade dog treats are inexpensive and simple to make, and your dog will adore you even more once you’ve prepared them.


  • Eggs
  • Canola oil
  • Powdered peanut butter
  • All-purpose flour
  • Tapioca starch
  • Water


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Combine the ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  • Fill the pan halfway with the mixture.
  • Bake for 12 minutes or until the goodies are soft but still clinging to the pan’s sides.
  • Let it cool on the pan.
  • Extend the pan and scoop them out.


So, now you know how to make homemade dog treats! Since homemade dog treats do not include preservatives, it’s important to store them carefully to guarantee they remain fresh. Refrigerate the treats in an airtight container for up to two weeks or store them for a maximum of six months.

Creating homemade dog treats is a good way to show your pet how much you care. You can make healthy and nutritious snacks that your dog will enjoy with a little effort. You can make homemade dog treats that are healthy, nutritious, and delicious by following these simple steps!

For more ideas on yummy dog treats, don’t forget to check out the PetFitness blog!

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