Treats For Your Fur Babies

I have two beautiful fur babies. Louie and Henri, my long haired dachshunds, are my little loves. Dogs give us a special kind of unconditional love that is hard to come by these days.

When I first adopted Louie six years ago, I couldn’t have imagined how perfect he was for me. I honestly believe he is as close to a soulmate as possible. He just gets me. And I totally get him.

Henri is a new addition (my Christmas present from my daughter), and being still a puppy, we are all adjusting to the energy. He is extremely adorable and full of personality.

Dachshunds are usually adventurous foodies but somehow I have managed to adopt two of the pickiest eaters of the canine world. So finding dog food and treats they will both eat is a challenge. I think with most pet foods the key is keeping it simple. It is less likely to activate a food sensitivity and definitely better for their overall health and weight management.

In a nod to National Love Your Pet Day, I’m sharing a simple canine cookie with you. Louie loves these and he’s the pickier eater of the two so that says a lot about it. I hope you give these a try if you have a little fur baby that enjoys special treats!

Healthy Hound Biscuits

1 medium banana, mashed

1 egg

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup oats

1 Tbsp flax seeds

1 cup whole wheat flour

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Make 1” balls of dough and place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Flatten balls of dough with the base of a glass or by hand. Bake 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven and fully cool. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

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  1. Really great considering the pet food recalls going on. If you look at the ingredients on milkbones you will see the very products suspected of carrying the phenobarbital which has been at the root of the current recall. Meat and bone meal, animal fat, animal digest are all products used in making inexpensive dog bones These ingredients should be avoided.

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