Category Archives: DIY Food for Dogs

Recipes for Dog-Safe Homemade Ice Cream

Who doesn’t love ice cream on a sunny day? Dogs generally find frozen treats irresistible. Because human ice creams can contain harmful ingredients and doggie ice creams are often pricy, why don’t you try to prepare homemade versions of these frozen delights to help Fido keep cool and happy! Just don’t add sugar as it’s…

DIY: Rachael Ray’s Bacon and Beef Doggy Birthday Cake Recipe

When chef-lebrity Rachael Ray’s pets have a birthday, you can guarantee the dog-loving chef will go out of her way to create something scrumptious. So, when her pit bull, Isaboo turned 9 years old last week, Rachael went above and beyond with this healthy, easy, and best of all, delicious Bacon and Beef Doggy Cake…

Valentine’s Day Dog Treat Recipes

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Another great benefit to having a dog (as if we needed more!) is that you always have a special Valentine in your life! Show your four-legged friend that you love him this February with these delicious Valentine’s Day dog treat recipes, courtesy of Gourmet Dog Treat Recipes. Your pooch may not know it’s Valentine’s Day,…

Paula Deen’s Peanut Butter Dog Biscuit Recipe, Y’all

While the superstar chef, country home cookin’ mogul, and restaurateur may have made a few mistakes in her life (who hasn’t?), this scrumptious peanut butter dog biscuit recipe is definitely not one of them! Easy to make, with ingredients you probably already have at home, your dog will love ‘em! Paula Deen’s “Bodeen’s Peanut Butter…

Don’t Put These In Homemade Treats

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Many dog owners enjoy making their pooch special homemade dog treats. You know what is in the treats, and just like humans prefer homemade food, so do our dogs. However, some of the recipes available online include certain ingredients we never want to feed our dog. What we like about making our dogs treats at…

DIY: Sweet Potato Dog Chews

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Standing in the pet food aisle of your local grocery store, staring down the endless array of treats, chews, and snacks for your dog can get overwhelming – especially if you start reading those long lists of un-pronouncable ingredients! Whether your dog, like mine, gets an upset stomach from rawhide chews, or you just prefer…

Adding Fiber to Your Dog’s Diet

Tips for Adding Fiber to Your Dog's Diet

Have you ever considered adding fiber to your dog’s diet? Like me, you have probably heard of all the benefits to us humans and have wondered if the same applies to your dogs. Basically, yes, but you may not need to add any more since it is already present in dog foods. So when should…

Fresh, Healthy Veggies that Fido Will Love

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Vegetables are great for dogs. Because of their low calorie content, veggies make a delicious treat that won’t add bulk to your baby’s body. And, they can provide your dog with some of the essential nutrients he needs, reducing the need for vitamin supplements. Like in humans, the rich vitamins and minerals from numerous vegetable…

Pup-Sicles! Dog-friendly Popsicle Recipes

Help your pooch cool down during the long, hot months of summer with tasty doggie popsicles. They’re not only simple, but also easy on the wallet as well. Below are some homemade popsicle recipes that will surely keep Fido cool and content this sunny season. Homemade Pupsicle Recipe Ideas 1. Whole-fruit Pupsicles. Begin by mixing…

New Study Reveals Homemade Dog Foods Nutritionally Deficient

An abundance of pet food recalls and concerns of pet parents about food sourcing, production, and quality have led more and more dog owners to begin preparing homemade meals for their pets. However, a new study by researchers at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine revealed that homemade dog foods may not…

Bake a Birthday Cake For Your Dog!

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When your dog reaches his birthday each year, why not give him something special – his very own homemade dog birthday cake! We found a ton of great recipes at The Dog Treat Recipe Exchange, including one of our favorites shown below. Peanut Butter Delight Dog Cake 1 cup white or whole wheat flour 1…

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