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Springtime Cat and Dog Treat Recipes

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Try Out These Springtime Cat and Dog Treat Recipes!

From dog parks opening to your local forest trails finally defrosting, springtime is a wonderful time of year for pet owners! Enjoy spring fever by putting on your apron and your chef’s hat and trying out these springtime homemade dog treats and cat treat recipes.

DIY Dog Treats: Springtime Sweet Berry Biscuits

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Ingredients:

Supplies:

  • Measuring cup
  • Food processor
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Flower silicone mold

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 60 minutes
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Yield: 6 treats, 12 servings

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
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  3. In the food processor, crush Grandma Lucy’s Organic Blueberry Oven Baked Dog Treats into a fine powder to fill ¾ cup.
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  5. Add powdered Grandma Lucy’s treats to a large mixing bowl.
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  7. Using the food processor, mash enough blueberries to fill ¾ cup.
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  9. Spoon blueberries into the mixing bowl and mix the blueberries with Grandma Lucy’s dog treat powder to create a thick paste for your DIY dog treats.
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  11. Add Redbarn Naturals Chicken Recipe Dog Food Roll to the mixing bowl and mix well.
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  13. Spoon and press the healthy dog treat mixture into the flower silicone mold.
  14. Bake your DIY dog treats for 60 minutes.
  15. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
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  17. Using the KONG Stuff’N Sweet Potato Spread, decorate your homemade dog treats to create a one-of-a-kind treat for your one-of-a-kind pup!

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These DIY dog treats are sure to be a hit with your pooch, but don’t forget your kitties! Made with freeze-dried ingredients and free of grains, these easy-to-digest homemade cat treats are sure to make your cats feel that spring is in the air.

Crazy for Cranberry Cookies for Cats 

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Ingredients:

Supplies:

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cup
  • Silicone flower molds 

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Bake time: 60 minutes
Total time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Yield: 6 treats, 12 servings

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
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  3. In the large mixing bowl, combine Dr. Harvey’s Oracle Grain-Free Beef Formula with Solid Gold Purrfect Pairings Savory Mousse.
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  5. Gradually add in ¾ cup unsweetened cranberry juice, and mix well.
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  7. Spoon and press the mixture into the silicone flower mold.
  8. Bake for 60 minutes.
  9. Remove your homemade cat treats from oven and allow to cool.
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  11. Fill ¼ of your measuring cup with Greek yogurt, and slowly pour in enough cranberry juice for the mixture to reach the 1/3 cup measurement mark.
  12. Add the mixture into the small mixing bowl and stir.
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  14. Dip the tops of the cooled homemade cat treats into the yogurt and juice mixture to create a glaze.
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  16. Mist each cranberry flower DIY treat with 1 spritz of the KONG Naturals Catnip Spray.
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  18. Serve to your purr-fect and playful kitty.

Get your pets in on the fun, and experiment with our dog-tested and dog-approved treats by making your own healthy dog treat recipes. Or try something new just for the special kitty in your life with these amazing homemade cat treats. These yummy flower cookies are sure to make spring their favorite time of year (and yours, too!)



Originally from Chicago, Nicole joined the Chewy team as a marketing intern in January, 2017. Since then, Nicole has continued writing and photographing for Chewy as a Content Collaborator while completing her education at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. She is majoring in both marketing and corporate innovation, before returning to Chewy as a Marketing Analyst. In her free time, Nicole enjoys traveling, riding her horse or snuggling up with her Pug, @zoetheloaf, and Terrier, Cozmo.