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How to make your own homemade dog treats

Making your own dog treats can be a great way to save a little money and at the same time ensure that the treats you feed your dog are as nutritious as possible.


Here is my favorite recipe for homemade dog treats:

2 cups of whole wheat flour

4oz of pureed baby food (ensure there is no onion/onion powder in the ingredients); my dog prefers the chicken and sweet potato varieties


You will need to preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Next mix you ingredients together until you have formed a stiff dough (you may need extra flour or some water to reach the desired consistency).


On a lightly floured surface, rool out your dough to a thickness of 1/4". Use a cookie cutter (we have a bone shaped one) to cut out desired shapes from your dough.


Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place treats about 1/2" apart. Place in the oven for 20 minutes. Remove treats and allow time to cool.


Once you have mastered this very easy recipe, you can get more creative with the ingredients. Try adding peanut butter or blueberries to the tops.


The following link will provide you with a few more recipes for some successful homemade treats for your dog.

http://www.bullwrinkle.com/Assets/Recipes/Recipes.htm

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmDPGIv8-eE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn-NszMeKO8

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