Dog treat recipes that you make at home have many benefits: control of ingredients, no preservatives, avoiding allergies, and more!
The recipes below were submitted by readers for the benefit of our community. Please note that they have not been tested. You may wish to check your pet's dietary and nutritional requirements with a veterinarian before using them.
These two recipes didn't make the “cut”—but provided us with a laugh nonetheless:
So these two farmers were discussing the merits of their respective hunting dogs, when one asks, “so what do you feed your dog?”
“Turnips? My dog would never eat turnips!”
“Well, mine wouldn't either, the first couple of weeks.”
1. Get in car.
2. Drive to veterinarians office.
3. Pay girl at desk for food.
4. Take home.
5. Open bag.
6. Fill bowl.
7. Serves 1.
Winning Dog Treat Recipe to Make at Home
We chose two winning recipes and many runner-ups below. Most of the recipes submitted were for dogs, but there were some cat food recipes, too!
Peanut Butter Carrot Cake by Emily Adamson
Zeke's Yumola Buddy Bars by Mary Shaver
Pet Food Recipes
Dog Carob Treats
Cheese Doggy Biscuits
Chicken, Peas & Rice
Lily's Healthy Parfait
Max's Favorite Food
Tuna Cat Treats
Venison and Barley
Does your pet have a favorite recipe? Enter the pet food recipe contest now!