Category dog treat/food recipes

dog on chair at cottage

Letting Loose: Dog Days of Summer (almost) at Woodhaven Country Lodge

Weekend with the dogs. Best idea ever. Only thing is, I don’t have a cottage. So, I’m renting at Woodhaven Country Lodge in Ontario, Canada. The minute I arrive, owner Michael walks me through the door and says, “Don’t worry about them jumping on the couch and bed,” pointing to my dogs. “I don’t care […]

Spring Time (post-Easter) Doggie Donuts

Spring Time post-Easter Doggie Donuts Finally, I broke in my new donut baking mold. Now that I’m fulling obsessed with baking dog treat everything, I can’t stop buying baking supplies and cookie cutters. (Watch for the shoe-shaped dog biscuits coming up soon). But first, here’s some dog donuts I modified a dog cake recipe from […]

oat and banana bone-shaped dog biscuits

Pup Treats Day 5: Dog Bone-shaped Banana ‘n Oat Babysittin’ Biscuits

I’m a fortunate ‘pet mom.’ Not only because I share my life with one feisty cocker-cross named Victor and two beautiful felines Sally and Daisy, but because I have a flexible job that doesn’t keep me away from home for hours and hours at a time. Usually…. Some days I can’t avoid leaving Victor for […]

Pup Treats Day 4: Big Apple Dog Oat Pretzels

I love the idea of these dog treats – pup pretzels – but they’re challenging to execute. I found rolling the dough a struggle but I’m no baker. Make whatever shapes you’re able though I love these in a bag with a bow as a gift. Reminds me of visiting NYC during the Westminster Dog […]

Pup Treats Day 3: Snowflake Oat and Peanut Butter Dog Snacks

Does eat oats and mares eat oats and little lambs might eat ivy …. but my dog Victor and his buddy are eating homemade oat dog treats this week. I’ll be rolling some not so wild ones this week, trying out (and modifying where necessary) some oat-based dog treat recipes I’ve found online. Plus, I’ll […]

Pup Treats Day 2: Four-ingredient Oat Treats for Dogs and Horses

Four-ingredient Oat Treats for Dogs and Horses Whenever we’ve got guests – or we are babysitting one fur-friend – I get out the cooking baking sheet and start experimenting with dog treat recipes. Most batches make more than Victor can eat, plus he’s a little picky, so having an extra set of canines in the […]

peanut butter and oat balls for dogs recipe

Pup Treats Day 1: Peanut Butter and Oat Balls for Dogs

Peanut Butter and Oat Balls for Dogs “What’s cooking?” is the first thing people will ask expectantly when these fragrant ‘cookies’ are baking for Fido, likely thanks to the cinnamon. Again, these are easy and require no rolling or cutting. We have our friends at twolittlecavaliers.com to thank for the basis of this recipe, though […]

dog eating pumpkin waffle

Spoiling the Dog with Pumpkin Waffles: Day 4

Yes, this is a recipe for dog waffles full of healthy pumpkin, rice flour (instead of wheat, so no gluten) and a squirt of that special waffle ingredient: salmon oil, because who doesn’t like a hint of fish with their waffle?

cat sniffing dog pumpkin and mint cookies

Spoiling the dog with pumpkin dog treats: Day 3

More confident in our baking skills, today we challenge ourselves with a little more complex recipe. Grating is involved, and yes, I own a grater. If you’ve been following our four-day doggie treat adventure in the kitchen, you’ll have noticed I’m no expert baker.

dog with homemade pumpkin dog treats

Spoiling the Dog with Pumpkin Treats Day 2

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats – This time we take our previous simple pumpkin and peanut butter recipe and make it a step more complicated by adding eggs.