Pet treats: Bake your own treats for cats & dogs

We all love a little treat every now and again.

Baking can be fun and therapeutic and these treats for dogs and cats are simple to make in the comfort of your own home.

It’s time to pop on a pinny and have a go at baking some tasty pet treats to keep your dog’s tails wagging and your cat purring.

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Pawsome peanut butter & banana cookie pet treats for dogs

Not only will they find this recipe tasty, it also contains parsley to keep your dog’s breath fresh!


One mashed banana
225 grams plain flour
100 grams dried parsley
Three tablespoons of peanut butter
One egg, beaten


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees centigrade and line a baking tray.
  2. Thoroughly mix all ingredients and leave to rest for five minutes. You may need to add some extra flour if the mixture seems too wet.
  3. Roll out the mixture on a flat, floured surface and cut into fun shapes using a cookie cutter.
  4. Bake for around 35 minutes, or until golden, leaving to cool completely before giving to your dog.

Tasty tuna pet treats for cats

It’s no secret that cats love tuna, so why not incorporate one of their favourite foods into a treat?


175 grams drained tuna (in spring water, not brine)
225 grams plain flour
220 grams dried polenta or cornmeal (plus extra for sprinkling)
One egg, beaten
Two tablespoons water


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees centigrade and line a baking tray.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl until a soft dough forms and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle some dried polenta over a flat surface and roll out the mixture before using a bunny shaped cutter to cut out the cookies.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes and leave the cool completely before feeding to your cat.

We hope your pets enjoy these easy-to-bake pet treats! Why not check out our other blog posts about pet health and happiness?

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