Four Homemade Dog Bone Recipes

Homemade dog bone recipes can be fun to make for your dog. Making dog bones yourself can ensure quality ingredients are used as well as taste choices your dog will love. The treats will be healthy and tasty.

Reasons to Make Your Own Dog Bone Treats

There are many reasons to make your own dog treats. You will definitely avoid any recalls on popular dog treats. Homemade dog treats can be made with natural healthy ingredients, therefore increasing your dog’s health overall. This will reduce digestive problems as well as allergies. Homemade dog bones can also be more economical than store bought treats.

Dog Bone Recipes for Dogs with Bad Breath

Combat bad breath with some key ingredients.

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup finely chopped parsley
  • ½ cup finely chopped mint (or ½ tsp. mint extract)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 Tbl. Vegetable Oil

Mix ingredients together until a thick dough forms. It should hold together in a ball when pressed in your hands. Roll out onto floured counter to desire thickness. Shape into a ball and flatten, or use cookie cutter. Bake for twenty minutes at 350 degrees. 

Another recipe calls for activated charcoal to combat bad breath. You need:

  • 2 cups brown rice flour 
  • 1 Tablespoon activated charcoal (found at drugstores)
  • 3 Tablespoons canola oil 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint 
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 
  • 2/3 cup low fat milk

Combine all ingredients and drop by spoonfuls onto oiled cookie sheet. Bake for fifteen minutes in a 350 degree oven. Let cool and store in airtight container.

Homemade Dog Bone Recipes that Fight Fleas

Using harsh chemicals for fighting fleas may not be necessary with these dog biscuit.  This recipe is easy and only takes about twenty minutes to prepare. Here are the ingredients needed:

  • 3 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup brewers' yeast
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 egg yolks

Dissolve beef bouillon cubes in boiling water, and set aside. In a large bowl, stir together the whole wheat flour, corn meal, brewer’s yeast, and garlic powder. Add the egg yolks, and gradually pour in the bouillon water while stirring. Mix until it forms firm dough. Roll dough onto a floured surface to a ¼ inch thickness. Use cookie cutter to make desired shapes. Place cookies one inch apart onto cookie sheets. Bake for 20 minutes 350 degree oven. Turn the oven off, and leave the cookies inside for at least three hours to harden.

Tasty Homemade Dog Bone Treats

This is an easy dog bone recipe that your dog will devour. Peanut butter is a big hit in the taste category for dogs. Here’s what you need:

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 
  • 1 1/2 cups white flour 
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup water 
  • 2 tablespoons oil 

Combine oil, peanut butter and water. Add flour, one cup at a time, forming a dough. Knead dough into firm ball and roll to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into three inch pieces. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.