Most commercially available pet treats are not nutritionally balanced for your pet and can lead to digestive problems, weight gain, heart problems from high salt content, etc. The following home made treats will allow your pet to stay on its regular diet while making them feel “special” and spoiled.
CANNED PET FOOD:
Cut into bite-sized pieces and bake in your microwave for approximately 2 ½-3 minutes. This will change the texture but not damage the nutrients, and is an excellent treat for your pet, while still feeding the necessary diet.
ALTERNATIVE MICROWAVE RECIPE:
Slice canned pet food into 1/4-1/2” thick pieces. Place 3 “cookies/patties” on plate. Bake on high 3 minutes on the first side; turn over and bake for 1 minute on “high” on the other side.
DRY PET FOOD:
Grind the kibbles into flour using a blender and then mix with enough water to form dough. Shape into “cookies” and bake them on a cookie sheet in the oven for approximately ½ hour at 350 degrees, until crispy.
OTHER RECOMMENDED PET TREATS AVAILABLE FROM YOUR VETERINARIAN:
• Prescription Diet t/d® is designed to help keep the teeth clean. It is available for dogs and cats.
• C.E.T CHEWS® are a rawhide treated with enzymes to help keep the teeth clean.