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One of the best parts of having dogs is getting to spoil them with all kinds of fun, healthy dog treats! Here’s a tasty recipe for fruity dog treats that’s quick to assemble, doesn’t require any cooking, and can even be used for pill pockets for medicine!
Why Apples Are Great For Dogs
It is recommended that you feed apples to your dogs with the skin; no need to peel the skins off. And when your dog regularly consume apples with the skin, it provides beneficial Vitamins A and C, can help your dog manage their weight, and is a great source of dietary fiber!
Why Oatmeal Is Good For Dogs
Oats are a fantastic source of soluble fiber, which helps dogs that have issues with pooping regularly. They also contain key vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin B, which helps keep your dog’s coat shiny!
Why Your Dog Will LOVE These Fruity Dog Treats
Besides being packed full of healthy ingredients, these fruity dog treats are also super tasty! The cranberries provide a nice touch of sweetness while giving lots of antioxidants. I love giving my dogs treats that are nice and natural. And it’s so simple to make, it can be thrown together in minutes!
- 6 heaping Tablespoons of quick oats
- 2 Tablespoons dried cranberries
- ¼ of a Red Delicious apple
- 1 Tablespoon water
Food Processor or blender
Skewer to create a hole for pill pockets
Airtight container for storage
Put 4 T oats into the food processor and chop it up.
Add the cranberries into the processor and grind until small pieces.
Grate one quarter of the apple
Add 2 tablespoons of the unground oats and the shredded apple.
Then mix in by hand.
Add water if needed to get to a consistency to stick together.
Form balls based on the size of your pet.
Pro Tips To make pill pockets, take a skewer and form a hole in the treat. Before rolling push the contents together to get it to stick, then roll the balls.