Baking treats is the perfect way to spread holiday cheer to others. If you are baking this holiday don’t leave the pups in the dark, you can bake for them too! On todays Wellness Wednesday blog we will give you a handful of holiday dog treat recipes that will be sure to win over those furry friends.


APPLE MINT CHRISTMAS DOG BONESBest Dog Treat Recipes offer a low-fat, low-calorie treat that can keep for several months. These festive treats have an added bonus per the San Francisco Chronicle, mint not only freshens your dogs breath it will also aid your dog’s digestion. To give it a fun holiday twist you can add spinach powder to give the cookies that holiday green.


GINGERBREAD DOG COOKIES – Oh the classic gingerbread cookie, the holiday favorite. Gone to the Snow Dog’s shares a gingerbread dog cookie recipe that is so simple to make. Buy some festive cookie cutters and voila you have the perfect gift.


CHRISTMAS COOKIES –  The Scrumptious Pumpkin blogger raves about this recipe. She originally made the tasty treats for her own dog and they were a hit! With unsweetened applesauce, organic honey and olive oil these cookies are full of all things healthy. By adding organic dried cranberries and green pumpkin seeds you can give these otherwise bland cookies a festive look.


NUTTY BACON DOG TREATS –  Who doesn’t love bacon and peanut butter? Dog Hill Kitchen blogs about these nutty treats that are a favorite amongst her two dogs Karmal and Roxy. These dog treats are packed with delicious ingredients that dogs and humans love, such as bacon, all-natural peanut butter and maple syrup.


IRRESISTIBLE CHRISTMAS COOKIE DOG TREATSBarkPost gives us a recipe that are so quick and easy to make so its a great recipe if you are pressed for time. These dog cookies have only five ingredients…you read that right 5 ingredients! Another added bonus, they are inexpensive too! Who doesn’t love that?!


I hope one of these five festive recipes will get you inspired and in the kitchen to bake for the dog as well. Its always fun to see pups face light up when they get a treat. If you aren’t feeling the baking this Christmas or you just don’t have the time you can always stop by Slobberbones Bakery and Market and pick up some pre-made holiday treats!