Roses are red,
My dog is neato,
He's the goodest boy,
So I made him this treato.
Nothing says "i'm mutts about you" like homemade dog treats for your favorite fur-friends. It can be tricky to find a healthy dog treat at your local grocery store, let alone a healthy and cute Valentine's Day themed dog treat. Thankfully, we've found a few nutritious recipes online that only take minutes to mix up and require 4 ingredients or less. Oh, and the best part of making treats at home? You get to cook with your valentine- who's also an expert at cleaning dishes.
Note: As you know, not all dogs have the same diet. Please consult your veterinarian before feeding these foods to your pet.
Here are 3 easy-to-make dog treat recipes for your special valentine:
Peanut Butter Pupsicles
Whip up these two-ingredient treats for your "butter" half. All you need is dog-approved peanut butter, natural yogurt, and a heart-shaped ice tray or silicone mold. Learn how to make these Frozen Peanut Butter and Yogurt dog treats here! (Bonus tip: melt the peanut butter to make it easier to scoop into the tray). Guaranteed to make your friends PB&Jealous of your pup.
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Nothing says "I labr-adore you" like freshly baked cookies. Mix together natural peanut butter, pure pumpkin puree, whole wheat flour (or substitute with a grain-free option) and eggs to make the cookie dough. Use some fun cookie cutters like these hearts and dog bone shapes for your special valentine themed treats. Learn how to write cute messages on these peanut butter and pumpkin Candy Hearts here!
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Strawberry Frosty Hearts
Melt some hearts with these adorable Valentine's Day pupsicles. Only two ingredients are needed to make this tasty dog treat: coconut oil and chopped strawberries. Strawberries are a nutritious, low-calorie fruit for your pup and it is high in fiber, loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C. Coconut Oil is also a healthy and delicious ingredient for dogs. You can follow the tutorial for whipping up heart-shaped Frozen Strawberry Coconut dog treats here!
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Happy Valentine's Day!