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Jul 23, 2009 - File Icon Furry Friends   Comment Icon Comments Off on Bacon Dog Cookies

Bacon Dog Cookies

I think my dog is bored with the same old treats every day. Who wouldn’t be bored eating the same things?

In actuality I think I just got bored and wanted to try something different. So what might dogs like? Bacon! I have a few other flavors planned such as blueberry, banana, cheese, and something else if I can think of it. Maybe carrot. I’m not sure if our dog likes carrots though.

But I now know for a fact that she likes the bacon ones.

Finished Cookies

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May 1, 2009 - File Icon Furry Friends   Comment Icon Comments Off on Baking For Furry Friends

Baking For Furry Friends

I love our dog. One of the greatest things about cooking and baking is doing it for someone you love. Even if that someone is covered in fur.

I wanted to start making my own dog treats for her when she went though some really icky dental problems. She lost quite a few teeth and so we had to be a bit more careful with what food we gave her, especially treats since the ones in the store can be either foul smelling or really hard.

Cookie Dough

So I decided she would have the tastiest ones I could make. It really is quite interesting when you start looking for recipes for animals. Many of them call for liver puree, bacon, or some other type of meat. I really didn’t want to make a special trip to the store for this, and I really didn’t want to have to make liver puree… ew.

Cutting Cookies

After some research I decided on peanut butter. Its a very simple recipe and none of the ingredients seem as though they would be problematic for animals. Chocolate, grapes, raisins, and garlic are a few things that I’ve found out are bad for dogs. Also be careful when making this recipe that you don’t put too much sugar, if any, in the cookies. Because really, we don’t really need a sugar-wired animal running through the house. Read more »