Category dog treat/food recipes

Dog meatloaf on white dish with copy of book Recipe for a Perfect Wife

Recipe: The Perfect Wife Meatloaf for Dogs

That’s right, I turned to page 17 of Recipe for a Perfect Wife and stared down a recipe originally from the 1945 edition of Purity Cookbook. I’d need to buy ground meat (ugh) and of course remove the onions. Onions are toxic for dogs. Instead, I substituted shredded carrots. Carrots are good for dogs. Even baby dogs, like mine.

Celebrate! Pandemic Puppy Birthday Cake and Dog Treat Cookies (Recipe)

Hello! I’m three months old today. I was born September 22, 2020. I’m Victoria (half cocker, half springer and all spaniel), and I’ve taken over writing this article today primarily because my mom is tired from working, baking up a storm to celebrate my 12-weeks of existence, and dealing with the fallout from a thing […]

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Recipe: Canadian Thanksgiving Turkey Dog Treats

Here are ways to use up Thanksgiving leftovers sure to please Fido: three turkey-based dog treat recipes.

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Chillin’ at Home: Special Social Isolation Dog Treat Recipe Roundup

Spring 2020 will go down in history as the year of social isolation, and we’ll likely remember our collective reactions differently (or maybe nostalgically, if this all works out). But for now, I’m relishing the time spent at home with my dog, Victor, and two cats, Sally and Daisy. Why not take this time to […]

Recipe: Good Boy Breakfast Dog Treats and Brown Lab looking at bowl of treats

Recipe: Good Boy Breakfast Dog Treats

I don’t eat a lot of breakfast cereal. And by a lot, I mean none. So, for this dog treat recipe, I had to head down the cereal aisle in the grocery store – and there is an entire aisle – to find the Cheerios. Now the only cereal in the house is for the […]

Homemade pill pockets for dogs

Recipe: Easy DYI Homemade Dog Pill Pockets

My dog is aging. If you’ve been following dogtrotting.net (thank you), you know he’s been diagnosed with dementia. Not great, and it requires daily supplements and medication. So, it’s pills twice a day from now on. Hopefully, if you are giving your dog pills it’s temporary and likely not easy. I’ve been wrapping pills in […]

basket with bags of homemade dog treats for potluck

Recipe: Peanut Butter ‘Beef Men’ Holiday Dog Treats … for pot lucks

I know not everyone takes their dog to a pot luck – trust me, I would if I could. But sometimes there’s a host dog (if you’re lucky). And sometimes participants have dogs at home (if not, why are you there?) So my favourite holiday thing to do is  bag up dog treats and show […]

Recipe: Dog Tracks Tuna Melts … with Spinach

Dog Tracks Tuna Melts Tuna isn’t just for kitties. My dog comes running when the can opener zips around a fishy can. I’ve been baking so many pet treats recently, I was inspired to create my own recipe – from scratch. From tuna juice, actually – that liquid that goes down the sink (or occasionally […]

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Recipe: CocoMutt Dog Treats … with turmeric

CocoMutt Dog Treats … with turmeric Coconut milk is little different than coconut oil, so the health benefits aren’t necessarily the same. However, the ASPCA says coconut milk is OK for dogs in small amounts (but coconut water contains too much potassium). Other says in moderation coconut milk has health benefits such as fighting viruses, […]

recipe: peanut butter dog bone brunch bites

Recipe: Peanut Butter Dog Bone Brunch Bites

My dog’s best buddy is visiting, so doggie brunch is on the menu. We’ve already done waffles (yes, for dogs … check it out), so high tea canape-style dog bones it is. Peanut Butter Dog Bone Brunch Bites were easy to make and cut into bone shapes … but for the special day, I took […]