7 Tasty Homemade Dog Treats for Spring
Spring is a time of renewal, new awakenings, and where your dog can finally enjoy the great outdoors - especially if you live in a colder climate. Pretty flowers, new smells, sunny skies, and frolicking in the fresh grass will certainly put a spring in your dog's step. But what dog doesn’t love new treats? Shower them with some homemade dog treats!
We've curated 7 delicious spring-themed homemade dog treats - all organic and full of yummy goodness for your furry friend. These easy to make recipes are sure to have your dog’s tail wagging. Check out these 7 delectable DIY dog treat recipes.
(1) Rainbow-Frosted Dog Biscuits
With doggo-safe colored icing and yummy ingredients like wheat germ and oats, this DIY biscuit for dogs is not only Instagram-worthy, but it's healthy for your dog, too. The biscuits and icing are separate mixtures but when you see your dog's eyes after showing him these treats - it's all worth it.
(2) Yogurt Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats
No matter what time of year it is, dogs love peanut butter. And by adding yogurt to this easy recipe, it's even more healthy for your pet. While these frozen doggie yogurt treats are yummy for summer highs, those in warmer climates know that spring is a time for frozen dog treats as well.
(3) Spinach, Carrot and Zucchini Dog Treats
Does spring make you think of garden vegetables? Us too. That's why this garden-friendly homemade dog treat recipe is total perfection. It has a combination of fresh ingredients like zucchini, carrots, and spinach for a treat that is healthy, tasty and easy to make for your favorite pooch.
(4) Fun and Fancy Easy Easter Egg Dog Treats
Speaking of Easter eggs, if you're looking for a fancy treat with no extra ingredients, you'll love these do-it-yourself dog biscuits. This is one of the dog treat recipes that has simple and healthy ingredients. In this dog biscuit recipe, you use your favorite dough and stamps for the decorations. They're pretty to look at and simple to make.
(5) DIY Peeps for Dogs
Some people love Peeps and some hate them. While Peeps for human consumption have too much sugar for your dog (and probably for humans too), these pretty Peeps are perfect for a springtime treat for your pooch. Ingredients like vanilla, honey and coconut give them that sweet flavor without the toxic sugar. This dog treat takes a little more time than some but the outcome will wow your friends and best of all, your dog will love them.
(6) Heart-Shaped Cranberry Cookies
Valentine's Day may have passed, but your dog is forever in your heart. This scrumptious dog cookies recipe is a perfect way to show your doggie some love. With ingredients like cranberries, almond flour and coconut flour, you may even want to try them yourself. Just make sure there are plenty for your pup because we have a feeling that he'll eat these up as fast as you can share them.
(7) Frozen Watermelon Treats
Spring or summer, watermelon is a staple. It's naturally sweet, cooling in warm temperatures, and totally and temptingly tasty. In this simple dog popsicle recipe, it's as simple as watermelon and coconut milk. The hardest part is the wait time for these homemade pupsicles to freeze before you can share them with your sweet pup.
- Holly W