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Homemade Treat Recipe

Below are easy ways to make “snacks” out of your pet’s regular diet! Utilize these tips/tricks to make your own easy snacks using your pets normal pet food!

IMPORTANT:

  • All homemade treats need to be stored in a refrigerator no longer than five to seven days to maintain their freshness & prevent spoilage.
  • Homemade treats should NOT exceed 5% of your pet’s total daily intake, as baking the treats does alter the nutritional characteristics of the food.

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Snack Triangles (Canned Food)

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spread 1/2 can of your pet’s favorite canned (or prescription canned) food onto a sheet of waxed paper
  • Cut the flattened food into triangles, each 1/2 inch thick
  • Place the triangles on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes
  • Flip the triangles, and bake for another 15 minutes
  • Let treats cool completely before serving to your cat!

Gravy (Canned Food)

  • Crumble 1/2 can of your pet’s favorite canned (or prescription canned) food into a measuring cup
  • Add 1/3 cup of water to the measuring cup
  • Stir ingredients until the mixture is combined to the consistency of gravy

Snack Cookies (Kibble)

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Using a blender, grind 2 cups of your pet’s dry food (or prescription dry food) into a fine powder
  • Transfer kibble powder to a bowl, and slowly add water to form a dough consistency
  • Shape into cookies and place onto a cookie sheet
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until crispy
  • Let treats cool completely before serving to your cat!

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