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Dogs are man's best friend, and that's why people love them so much. They're kind, loyal companions who also manage to look adorable no matter what they do. The best part about having a dog is the way they always are able to be there to experience life's ups and down with you.
Giving your dog a treat is one of the easiest ways to tell them thanks for being in your life, and if you want to keep your dog healthy, choosing organic dog treats is the best way to go about it. Believe it or not, this is a great opportunity to further bond with your dog.
Want to unleash your inner kitchen wiz with your pooch? These cool recipes will show you how to make some dog-friendly treats that your dog will adore.
No Bake Puppy Treats
The funny thing about making organic dog treats is that you don't really need too many ingredients to create delicious goodies for your good boy. Most of the best ingredients out there could even come from your pantry.
In certain cases, you don't even need an oven to create some treats. This recipe for Homemade Dog Treats features apple sauce, peanut butter, bacon, and oats. By the way, this recipe does NOT require baking, and is tasty enough for you and your dog to both enjoy.
Peanut Butter and Flour Treats
Simplicity is often key when you're trying to find decent recipes for organic dog treats. Andrea's Homemade Dog Treats recipe, for example, requires only four ingredients and will be sure to offer your dog a new way to start his day.
If you're worried about skill, don't be. Lots of organic dog food recipes, including this one, are super easy to make.
Buford's Easy Peanut Butter Dog Cookies
If you haven't noticed, a lot of the best organic dog treats feature peanut butter. This is because it's a flavorful, healthy option for dogs that is easy to work with and even easier to find. Peanut butter and other quality ingredients are great for your pet.
Buford's Easy Peanut Butter Dog Cookies are a good example of the power that peanut butter can wield in a delicious dog treat. Much like other recipes on here, this tasty cookie recipe tastes good enough for you to share with your puppy without feeling too weird about it.
Homemade Frozen Banana Peanut Butter Coconut Oil Dog Treats
If you're looking for grain-free dog treats that will be adored by Fido during hot summer days, you're in luck. Organic lifestyle blog Moments with Mandi came up with a recipe for organic dog treats that involves frozen peanut butter, banana, and coconut oil.
You can read up on how to make Homemade Frozen Banana Peanut Butter Coconut Oil Dog Treats online. This looks so sinfully tasty, you might even want to try a bite.
Rather than worry about baking and mixing, why not just give your pet one of nature's best organic dog treats? Believe it or not, you can actually mold a really healthy treat for your dog using coconut milk and watermelon.
This recipe for Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats will show you how to make all-natural goodies for Fido that might just double as a popsicle for yourself, too.
Apple Cinnamon Doggie Donuts
Ever notice how many puppies seem to give "beggar looks" when they watch you eat a donut? It's almost instinctual at times. You no longer need to feel guilty about denying your dog donuts due to the potentially toxic ingredients they could have inside them.
Thankfully, there are organic dog treats out there that you can make on your own and are donut-shaped. This recipe for Apple Cinnamon Doggie Donuts is a great example of them—and will be sure to please your dog.
Sweet Potato Dog Chews
Believe it or not, dogs are huge fans of sweet potato—and sweet potatoes are actually really good for puppers, too. If your dog is teething or just loves a tougher dog treat, you can make organic dog treats using a sweet potato base.
Sophie in the Kitchen recently released a fun new recipe for Sweet Potato Dog Chews. Best of all, you can share these chewy treats with your pup, since they are literally just baked sweet potatoes.
Green Bean Crunchies
Most people who are fans of diets will tell you how important it is to eat your green veggies. One of the healthiest human foods for your dog is green beans, and now, you can learn how to make organic dog treats using this powerful veggie.
What's awesome about this recipe is the fact that it tastes good enough for you to want to chow down, too. This recipe for Green Bean Crunchies is proof that you can feed your dog human food without feeling like you're depriving him of flavor.
Zucchini Chews Dog Treats
Organic dog treats don't have to involve meat—even if puppers are mostly carnivorous. Zucchini offers a lot of important nutrients for dogs, including beta-carotene and Vitamin B. When heated and baked properly, it turns into an epic dog treat for your best buddy.
You can learn how to make Zucchini Chews Dog Treats online, and you totally should. Fido will approve, we promise!
Last but not least, let's take a look at one of the better organic dog treats for puppers with food allergies. A lot of dogs are allergic to wheat, but still love biscuits. This recipe for Chicken Biscuits uses rice flour instead of wheat, and still packs that meaty flavor that dogs love.