Anchovy Dog Treat Recipe

We all know how much–how very, very much–our dogs love to sneak a bite of cat food, especially strong-tasting fish flavors.

Now you can bake your dog a treats that’s easy to make, healthy and flavorful. The strong-tasting anchovies in this treat recipe make this a tasty option for training treat nuggets. If you don’t have anchovies on hand, sardines, another Fido fave, will work well, too!


Anchovy Dog Treat Recipe


  • 1 can 2 ounces anchovies in olive oil (do not drain)
  • 1 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 4 teaspoons finely chopped or dry parsley
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a blender, puree anchovies, water, and egg.
  3. Mix oats, flour, and parley in a large bowl. Add anchovy mix and mix completely.
  4. Use a melon baller or small scoop to make small balls of dough; place on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Cool completely before serving or refrigerating.

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