Homemade Pet Treats and Recipes

With all the baking you'll be doing for family and friends this holiday season, don't forget to make something special for your dogs and cats. After all, they are part of the family.
By: Michele C Hollow

Photo By: Valerie Sorensen

Photo By: Valerie Sorensen

Zoe's Peanut Butter Dream Puffs with Carob Drizzle

Chef Val Sorensen of Kiss the Chef Catering created these yummy-looking Dream Puffs for her dog Zoe and her canine clients. The recipe is from her cookbook called Love Bites...the Domestic Dogdess Cooks from the Heart. Zoe, by the way, has her own blog called Domestic Dogdess.

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Apple Cinnamon PupCakes

Chef Val Sorensen of Kiss the Chef Catering also created these beautifully-decorated PupCakes, another of the many pet-friendly recipes from her pet-centered cookbook.

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Marvelous Mutt Loaf

From the Canine Cookie Company, your pup won’t have to paws for thought over this meal! The carrots in this recipe are a great source of vitamin C, benefiting your dog’s vision, heart, skin and lungs.

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Peanut Butter Bones

This recipe — which will fill your kitchen with the scent of fresh-baked cookies — comes from Paris Permenter and John Bigley, the creators of DogTipper and CatTipper and authors of The Healthy Hound Cookbook from Adams Media.

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Cookies for Cats

Don't forget to treat your kitties. They enjoy a cookie treat from time-to-time too!

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