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9 Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

Your fur baby deserves the best, especially when it comes to food. Keep 'em happy and healthy with delish dog treat recipes!

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Peanut Butter Coconut Oil Treats

Put the peanut butter in the coconut (oil) and blend it all up. That’s all it takes to make these creamy canine confections.

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Peanut Butter Bacon Dog Donuts

Bacon makes everything better—even these dog donuts, topped with Greek yogurt and crispy bacon bits.

Learn how to make bacon dog treats your pooch will love.

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Pumpkin Ginger Dog Biscuits

The best thing about these bone-shaped biscuits? You already have all of the ingredients in your pantry (and you can finally use up that can of pumpkin). Pro Tip: Feed these to Fido when his stomach is upset as ginger helps relieve nausea.

Is your dog turning another year older? Gather your two- and four-legged friends and celebrate with these fun dog birthday party ideas and yummy dog cake recipes.

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Oat and Apple Dog Pretzel Treats

With chewy rolled oats and fruity applesauce, these pet-approved pretzels by the Cookie Rookie are sure to have even the most stubborn pups sitting and staying. The treats even use gluten-free flour (which you can swap for coconut flour, too) so they’re healthy and hearty. Also, find out whether dogs can eat strawberries or not.

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Breath-Freshening Treats

Bad breath? There’s a treat for that. Like these good-for-Fido greenies, packed with parsley, mint and activated charcoal to prevent those stinky smooches that every dog parent is all too familiar with.

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Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

There are so many creative ways to eat watermelon (gazpacho! sorbet! salad!)—and now you can add these tangy treats to the list. Just make sure when you’re making these frozen dog treats you use seedless watermelon since those pesky black seeds can make dogs sick.

Check out these sweet potato dog treats that are perfect for your pup.

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Carrot Peanut Butter Pupcakes

Puppies + cupcakes = pupcakes. These doggy desserts are exactly what you need to celebrate a special occasion, like Scout’s first birthday or Bella’s graduation from obedience school. Don’t forget the party hats!

For a particularly well-behaved dog, you’ll want to find a gift, too.

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Healthy Pumpkin Puppuccino

For the dog who’s as PSL-obsessed as his mom, serve up this Starbucks-inspired sip—coffee not included. Make your own caffeinated version to match your mutt with one of these copycat coffee shop recipes that are as good as the real deal (don’t tell your barista!).

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Classic Dog Biscuits

You won’t need much to bake a batch of basic treats—wheat flour, wheat germ and of course, peanut butter.

Amanda Tarlton
As both a freelance lifestyle writer and editor for a national teen magazine, Amanda spends most of her time creating #content. In those (rare) moments when she's not at her desk typing furiously, she's likely teaching a hot yoga class, reading the latest chick-lit or baking a batch of her famous scones.