Yummy and Healthy Dog Treat Recipe

Yummy and Healthy Dog Treat Recipe

At Healthy Active Pet, we LOVE showing you how to make healthy food and nutrition choices for your dogs and cats

Our pet nutritionist has created so many tasty dog recipes for you to make at home which your pet will love and which will boost their nutrition.

Switching to a homemade, fresh food diet doesn’t mean your dog has to miss out on treats and snacks. Treats are an important part of your dog’s routine, and they are invaluable for training and forming good habits. But it’s easy to overindulge and often they’re not particularly healthy if you are buying them from a store

Below you will see a DELISH recipe (and video to show you how) for making a home made treat and this DIRECT from our dog 4 week plans and recipes which are jammed with recipes and advice to ensure your dog is in their best health.

We have also created a range of nutritious freeze-dried turkey treats (using 100% single protein and human grade meat) that are the perfect accompaniment to this meal plan.

We’ve chosen turkey thigh as it’s a nutritious, high protein choice that’s not as common in treat form.

We freeze dry it to lock in all of the nutrients of raw food, with the benefit of being shelf stable.

Other nutritious options to swap for processed treats include poached chicken breast pieces, dehydrated meats, banana chips, carob or yogurt drops, berries, apple pieces, little cheese cubes (so long as your dog isn’t lactose-intolerant), or a few raw nuts (never feed macadamias).

Keeping a variety of these types of foods in a jar in the fridge will keep things interesting for your dog.

Enrichment is another great way to keep your dog engaged and make them “work” for their food.

You can use a puzzle feeder or Kong stuffed with their main meal or as a treat layered with delicious things like natural yogurt, meat, banana, peanut butter, tahini (crushed sesame paste), mashed sweet potato or some tinned oysters or mussels.

These can be frozen to make them last longer and give your dog an even better mental workout.

Recreational bones are another great way to keep your dog entertained, while also cleaning their teeth. Most butchers will have bones that have been stripped of most meat and can be gnawed on for hours in the garden.

Home made liver biscuits

Below is a really easy and tasty snack you can make at home for your dog too (for more recipes go here)

  • 200g chicken livers
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g non-wheat flour (eg. buckwheat).


  • Dry fry the livers until cooked and discard any liquid.
  • Blitz in a food processor until smooth and then add to flour and eggs, forming a biscuit dough.
  • Add more flour if required. Knead and roll out until flat, then cut with a cooking cutter or the rim of a small glass.
  • Place on baking paper and bake on 180 for 30 mins or until cooked through.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge or freeze for later.

And if you want to check out our recipes in our popular recipe book here


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