More Easy Homemade Dog Treat Recipes For Your Furkids

chickpea grain free dog treat

Do you wish you could make your own allergy-friendly dog treats for your dog? It’s no secret that dog owners love their furkids. So what better way to let them know by making some homemade dog treats for them yourself? Here are some more recipes we have collected for you to try making at home!

 

Making Sure Your Homemade Dog Treats Is Allergy-Friendly

 

Just like us, dogs can suffer from allergies due to certain ingredients found  in dog treats. Some of the possible allergens include the following:

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Corn
  • Dairy
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Rabbit
  • Soy
  • Wheat

 

Some Symptoms Of Allergies May Include:

  • Breathing Issues
  • Constipation
  • Coughing
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear issues
  • Eye issues
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Sneezing
  • Stomach Issues
  • Vomiting

 

If you are aware of allergy causing ingredients that affects your or others possible triggers, substitute the ingredient with a more allergy-friendly variant. (For more information, please read: Allergy Friendly Homemade Dog Food & Dog Treats)

Ingredients That Are Toxic For Dogs And Should Not Be Used:

Avocado
Cashew Nuts
Chocolate (especially dark or bakers chocolate)
Cinnamon
Citrus
Coffee
Garlic
Grapes
Macadamia Nuts
Mushrooms
Onions
Peaches
Plums
Salt
Raisins
Raw Eggs
Walnuts
Xylitol Sweetener
Yeast Dough

 


So how does one go about making homemade dog treats? You might think it’s complicated to make treats for your pet at home, but it’s really quite simple. And with only a few ingredients. Here are some of our favorite recipes for homemade dog treats.

 

Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

 

These are some simple recipes for homemade dog treats you can easily try making at home. Enjoy!

 

Grain-free Gingerbread Dog Treats

 

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(recipe source: https://www.grandmalucys.com/pages/recipes)

 

Ingredients:

Yields up to 30 treats

 

Directions:

  1. Step 1: In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Step 2: On a floured surface, knead the dough and roll it out to 1/4-inch thickness and use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes.
  3. Step 3: Bake for 12-15 minutes at 163°C. Let cool before feeding them to your pup!

 

Carrot Oat Applesauce Treats

 

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(recipe source: https://bakingmischief.com/2016/02/05/carrot-oat-applesauce-treats-for-dogs-and-horses/)

 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup or 1 finely grated large carrot
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup quick oats

Yields 12 servings

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 177°C.
  2. Cover cookie sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  3. Combine all of the above ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.
  4. Drop clumps onto the cookie sheet, using a tablespoon. (Or shape that you prefer)
  5. Bake at 177°C.
  6. Allow to cool completely before serving to your dog.

 

No Bake Peanut Butter Dog Treats

 

peanut butter dog treats

(recipe source: https://damndelicious.net/2015/03/11/no-bake-peanut-butter-dog-treats/)

 

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup peanut butter.
  • ¼ cup milk.
  • 1 can pumpkin puree.
  • 3 cups of old-fashioned oats.

Yields: approx 20 treats

 

Directions:

  1. Beat pumpkin puree, milk and peanut butter on medium high with an electric mixer until thoroughly combined. (for about 2 minutes)
  2. Slowly add in one cup of the oats, and keep mixing.
  3. Roll the mixture into 1 ¼ to 1 ½ inch balls.
  4. Dredge them in ½ cup oats, pressing to coat.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for approx 1 hour, until firm.

 

 

Tasty Beef and Veggie Balls

 

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(recipe source: https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/tasty-beef-and-veggie-balls/)

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 large carrot, diced (raw)
  • ½ diced sweet potato (raw)
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup of coconut flour
  • ½ lb lean ground beef (substitutable with another allergy friendly protein)

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 177°C.
  2. Mix above ingredients in large bowl until blended thoroughly
  3. Roll mixture to form small balls
  4. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes at 177°C.
  6. Allow to cool completely before serving

You may substitute/add other veggies such as green beans, spinach or turnips

 

 

Artisan Deviled Eggs (ARTISAN DOGVILED EGGS)

 

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(recipe source: https://www.grandmalucys.com/pages/recipes)

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 7 large eggs
  • ½ cup shredded carrots (optional)
  • 1 cup of Grandma Lucy’s Artisan Chicken

Yields: 6 treats

 

Directions:

  1. Hard boil the eggs in a large pot of water for about 12-15 minutes
  2. Remove the shells from eggs carefully to ensure that all pieces of shells are completely removed
  3. Cut the eggs in half, lengthwise.
  4. Add the Artisan Chicken, 1 cup of water and the eggs yolks, mixing until combined.
  5. Put mixture in piping bag and pipe into egg white halves.
  6. Serve with shredded carrots (optional)

 

For more recipes, check out Grandma Lucy’s Youtube Channel.

 

 

Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treats

 

chickpea grain free dog treat

(recipe source: https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/chickpea-grain-free-dog-treats/)

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup the Honest Kitchen Love formula dehydrated
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups chickpea flour
  • 2 tablespoons brewer’s yeast
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 177°C.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Mix flours, brewer’s yeast, Love dry formulate, turmeric, flaxseed meal and parsley in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add broth and oil.
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. Knead until it forms a moist dough.
  7. Roll into ½ inch thick balls and place on cookie sheets. (may cut into shapes if so desired)
  8. Bake at 177°C for 15 to 20 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool completely before serving to your pooch!

 

For more recipes, check out The Honest Kitchen YouTube Channel.

 

 

Grain Free Banana and Pumpkin Dog Treats

 

grainfree banana dog treat

(recipe source: https://positively.com/contributors/pumpkin-banana-dog-treats-grain-and-dairy-free/)

 

Ingredients:

  • ⅓ cup pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 1 ripe banana

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 177°C.
  2. Combine all ingredients in large mixing bowl until thoroughly combined.
  3. Knead dough until smooth
  4. Using rolling pin to roll dough mixture until ¼ inch thick.
  5. Cut treats with cookie cutters or roll into balls.
  6. Place on parchment lined cookie sheet
  7. Bake for 20 minutes at 177°C.
  8. Allow to cool completely before serving.


Sources

  1. https://goodmenproject.com/guy-talk/make-healthy-homemade-dog-treats-bbab/
  2. https://www.grandmalucys.com/pages/recipes
  3. https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/recipes/
  4. https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/healthy-homemade-dog-treats
  5. https://bakingmischief.com/2016/02/05/carrot-oat-applesauce-treats-for-dogs-and-horses/
  6. https://damndelicious.net/2015/03/11/no-bake-peanut-butter-dog-treats/
  7. https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/tasty-beef-and-veggie-balls/
  8. https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/chickpea-grain-free-dog-treats/
  9. https://positively.com/contributors/pumpkin-banana-dog-treats-grain-and-dairy-free/