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Homemade Dog Treats Recipe

Hi all, Today I am supplying you with a homemade dog treats recipe that will delight your tail wagging friends.

I hope that you are enjoying this beautiful month of June! I have been really busy this month but I just wanted to drop in to quickly share with you a recipe I just used to make homemade dog treats for an upcoming bake and craft sale.

My neighbors dog quickly gobbled up the first treat, so hopefully we have a winning recipe. My poor Maggie was unable to have a treat because of her allergies but hopefully I can come up with a recipe or two for some homemade dog treats that I can make for her as well.

*For your allergic fur baby check our post: Dog food allergy.

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Recipe for homemade dog treats:

2 Cups whole wheat flour

1/2 cup wheat germ

1/2 cup melted bacon fat

1 large egg

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

1/2 cup Swiss cheese (or another cheese that is low in lactose)

1/4 cup raw oats

Combine ingredients and mix until a dough forms. Roll the dough on a floured surface to a thickness of 1/2 inch. Cut and transfer to a cookie sheet. Bake until lightly brown (approximately 20 minutes). Let cool and store in a dry place for up to 4 weeks.

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Best Chemical Free Flea and Tick Repellents for Dogs & Cats.

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Fleas and ticks,

Are not the first thing that comes to mind when I think about spring and summer.  I think about the sunshine on my face, bbq and drinks on the patio and days spent at the beach.

However, I also have to think about all of the other elements of fun I take part in with my dog. Mornings or afternoons spent at the dog park, hiking the trails with her and sitting in our yard stargazing.  Unfortunately, it is not all sunshine and roses.  The risk of my dog contacting ticks and fleas during events like this can be a possibility.

As a pet owner, I do not want to be giving chemical filled shampoos, conditioner or repellents to my dog.  That is why when it comes to tick and fleas I prefer using chemical free products.  This includes repellent, spray, shampoo and conditioner and the four products that I use the most are:

EasyDefense Herbal Flea & Tick Squeeze-On.

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Combines the fleas and ticks fighting power of Geraniol, a natural extract of the geranium plant and Peppermint. These active ingredients work to create a topical solution that, when applied, repels fleas and ticks.

Only Natural Pet EasyDefense Herbal Shampoo & Conditioner.

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Contain a balanced blend of fleas and ticks preventing herbs and essential oils, like neem, lemongrass, citronella, and patchouli.  Along with soothing, aromatic ingredients like organic aloe leaf and chamomile.

Pet Naturals Flea + Tick Spray for Dogs.

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Combines natural botanical ingredients that work with one another to provide effective, natural and safe fleas and ticks protection.  Has been proven to provide residual killing and repelling of fleas, ticks and mosquitoes for up to 7 days.

Natural Chemistry FLEA and TICK Repellent Spray.

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Offers a pleasant and refreshing smell with clean, non-sticky active ingredients.  The combination of Brazilian oils from certified forests act as a natural shield from unwanted pests.

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