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Whether you’d like more control over the ingredients in your dog’s treats, you’d like to make a special gift for your favorite dog lover, or you want to show your love to your dog with a batch of goodies, we’ve got you covered with easy homemade dog treat recipes!

Before You Begin Making Dog Treats

Look at these recipes as a framework; if you’d like to substitute your dog’s favorite flavors, go for it!

Before your put on that apron, though, please be sure to read Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat to make sure you know which foods are fine for you and your dog to share–and which can be dangerous for your dog.

Homemade dog treats can be as pretty–or as plain–as you like. Your dog won’t care! Most of our treats can be made with baking supplies you already have on hand.

In general, plan to keep treats in your refrigerator four or five days; to safely store treats, freeze any extra.

And just remember: treats should only make up 10% of your dog’s daily caloric intake!

Homemade Dog Treats and Chews Recipes

Below you’ll find pages of dog treat recipes–or you can check them out by category:

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