The best way to a dog’s tummy is through a dog treat.
We delve into some easy to prepare biscuit recipes for your puppy to enjoy. No special equipment is needed and every ingredient is organic and dog-friendly.
What Dog Biscuits is Good for Puppies?
Pet parents show their love for their pups by treating them with the best biscuit there is. But not any biscuit will do, there are ingredients you should avoid. Your due diligence will you’re your puppy’s belly is safe from ingredients containing toxins.
Ingredients to avoid
When walking down the aisle of your pet store take time to go through the contents of your treat of choice. Make sure that these ingredients are not in the package you buy.
- Corn syrup
- Artificial colors
- Xylitol or any other sugar alcohols
- Excessive salt
- Propylene glycol
- Brewer’s rice
- Nitrates or nitrites
- Vegetable oil
Best dog biscuits
A biscuit is a great tool to make your doggie feel loved and appreciated for something good he has done. The dog treat will influence their behavior and their relationship with you. And choosing the right treat will help in promoting their health too. Here are two of the best dog biscuits in the market.
Old Mother Hubbard Classic Natural Dog Treats
The biscuits are being sold in different sizes and come in a variety of flavors. If doggie is not interested in peanut butter with molasses and apple, perhaps a combination of bacon and cheese or eggs and oatmeal will strike its palate. All ingredients are natural.
Wellness Natural Grain Free Dog Treats
Its soft lamb and salmon variant is a rich source of hypoallergenic protein that will improve doggie’s nervous system and the condition of its eyes. To make the formulation interesting it is topped off with sweet potatoes, apples, blueberries, and carrots. The treats have no allergenic grains, synthetic preservatives, and harmful fillers.
Important Ingredients for Canine Rehabilitation Biscuits
After an injury or illness suffered by your canine, you might need the services of a canine rehabilitation specialist. They might recommend medication, and a treat biscuit will be a good approach to trick your canine into ingesting their medicine.
Treats can be easily prepared and you can make adjustments if your canine has a deficiency or add something that will augment his diet. Here are some ingredients to consider for that party snack to be interesting.
- Coconut oil
- Apple slices, dried apples, or applesauce
- Fresh banana
- Fresh apricot or dried no pit
- Fresh berries
- Cooked lean meat and poultry
- Cooked oatmeal
- Fresh strawberries
- Cooked sweet potatoes
- Raw or cooked carrots
- Cooked pumpkin
Coconut oil is a good source of nutrition, high in antioxidants, and absorbs vital minerals. It facilitates the healing process when applied to wounds and rashes, and reduces infections as well.
3 Recipes for Your Puppy
Preparing dog biscuits for Fido gives you control over the ingredients and removes anything that you deem could be harmful. What works for your neighbor’s dog does not mean that it will work with Fido? The best approach is to prepare a tested recipe and make sure that all ingredients are safe.
Check out these quick and easy recipes, no special equipment is needed and a guarantee that your pooch will love you more.
Peanut butter dog treats
Dogs adore peanut butter ’coz of its aroma and taste.
- 2 cups of flour
- ½ cup of peanut butter (Xylitol Free)
- 2 eggs
- Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and knead until they form a paste.
- Add water, this will turn into dough.
- Roll out the dough.
- Cut into shapes or use cookie cutters.
- Place in a tray and cook at 350F for 15-20 minutes.
Apple Cinnamon dog treats
This sounds delicious to humans too.
- One cup of quick-cook oatmeal
- One egg
- ½ cup of applesauce
- Blend applesauce and oatmeal in a bowl.
- Add the egg if it’s dry add water to make a doughty mixture.
- Add a dash of cinnamon.
- You can shape this or use molds.
- Place in a tray and cook at 350F for 22 minutes.
Apple Carrot dog treats
Fret not about portion control ingredients are healthy for dogs.
- 1 cup of flour
- 1 cup of grated carrots. You can combine grated apples based on your preference.
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
- Mix ingredients in a bowl to form a dough.
- Roll into shapes.
- Set on the baking sheet and press down slightly to thicken.
- Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Benefits of Treat Biscuits on Dog Health
The humble treat biscuits serve many purposes; as a reward for a job well done, to motivate Fido during training, and as a show of love to your best friend. Importantly, treat biscuits is a source of energy and nutrition in between meals. Picking the right one will augment the dietary needs of Fido that will be beneficial to his health.
Packed with health ingredients
Ingredients such as meat, fruit, and vegetables add some crunch to Fido’s diet.
Keeps the fur healthy
Treat biscuits contain omega fatty acids that nurture the skin and keep their fur healthy.
Promote muscle and bone health
Treat biscuits are rich in protein which keeps the muscles healthy and a source of energy. The presence of calcium in this dog treat promotes bone and teeth health.
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