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Dogs are not only lovable as pets, but they also make the most loyal companions one can ever have. Many dog owners opt for dog food that is available at pet stores. However, you can make some easy treats in your home. With time, you might even discover a recipe your dog will truly love. Given below are some easy-to-make dry dog treat recipes.

Recipe #1

Ingredients
Ground beef (2 cups)
Eggs (3)
Yeast (1 tablespoon)
Whole wheat flour (4 cups)
Powdered milk (2 cups)
Wheat germ (1 cup)

Preparation
Dissolve the yeast in 1 cup of water at a warm temperature. Once it dissolves completely, add all the remaining ingredients to this preparation. Blend well till it forms a dough. Place the dough aside for half an hour. Next, you need to roll the dough with the help of a rolling pin on a floured surface. Once you roll it, cut it into square pieces. Place these pieces in the oven. Bake them at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Once they cool down, serve these to your dog. These make for wonderful dog treats.

Recipe #2

Ingredients
Flour (2½ cups)
Salt (½ teaspoon)
Garlic powder (½ teaspoon)
Bacon grease (8 tablespoons)
Egg - beaten (1)
Cheddar cheese - shredded
Beef or chicken broth (2 tablespoons)
Brown sugar (1 teaspoon)
Bacon - crumbled (6 slices)
Ice water (½ cup)
Wheat germ (½ cup)
Powdered milk (½ cup)

Preparation
Take a medium-sized bowl and add the broth with the bacon grease and eggs together. Now, add the remaining ingredients to this. Blend well. Next, place this dough on a lightly-floured surface. Knead it well till the dough attains a smooth texture. Then, roll it till it forms a thickness of ¼ inch. With the help of a cookie cutter, cut it into pieces having the shape of a dog bone. You now need to place these pieces on the cookie sheet. Maintain a distance of around 2 inches between each piece. Bake the same at 350 degrees F for around 20 minutes. Once baked, allow these to cool on a wire rack.

Recipe #3

Ingredients
All-purpose flour (1½ cups)
Baking powder (1½ teaspoons)
Jar-strained beef food (1)
Soft butter (½ cup)
Corn oil (½ cup)
Eggs (4)
Beef jerky (2-3 strips)

Preparation
First, you need to preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Then, grease and flour a pan. Add the butter to the pan. Once it turns smooth, add the beef, corn oil, and the eggs to it. Mix well till the mixture blends perfectly. Now, add the dry ingredients into this preparation and blend well. Next, crumble the beef jerky and add it to the batter. Pour this preparation into the loaf pan. Bake it for an hour. Once baked, allow it to cool on the wire rack. After 15 minutes, add the yogurt and cheese for topping. You can even place another strip of beef jerky. Place it in the refrigerator for further use. While serving to your dog however, allow it to cool down.

These recipes are bound to keep your pet dog happy. You shouldn't be surprised if your pet gives you loving licks and happy barks as a reward.