Dogs can’t have peppermint hot chocolate (and they definitely can’t have peppermint schnapps…), but they can have mint dog treats that taste delicious—and kill bad breath. We’re rounding up the easiest homemade minty dog treats that can be whipped up in no time. Happy DIY-ing!
Looking for a tasty way to improve your dog’s occasional bad breath? Packed with the natural breath-busting mint and parsley, these treats are just the thing to crunch that halitosis away. For an added boost, add chlorophyll and activated charcoal to hit that stinky breath from every angle.
Pumpkin Apple Doggie Mint Treats
These mint dog treats combine pumpkin puree, eggs, whole wheat flour, apples, parsley, and mint. Combine the ingredients in an electric mixer, then roll out the dough, punch it into fun shapes, pop in the oven for 20 minutes and voila! Fresh breath.
DIY Doggie Breath Mints
Oats, eggs, water, coconut oil, parsley, and mint come together for these super simple doggie breath mints. Blend, roll out, cut into tiny shapes and bake. So. Easy.
Cheesy Minty Dog Biscuits
If you’re a human, cheese and mint sounds like a terrible combination. If you’re a dog, it’s kind of the greatest thing ever. The best part about these cheesy minty dog biscuits? You probably already have everything you need on hand: whole wheat flour, shredded cheddar cheese, oil, eggs, water, and mint.
Homemade Doggy Breath Mints
See ya later, halitosis! These homemade doggy breath mints are pretty basic, with the salty addition of chicken stock. Mix a half a cup of it with whole wheat flour, oats, salt, mint, parsley and an egg for the base, or go crazy and shake it up with the addition bacon or cheese. YOLO, you know?
Peanut Butter Breath Mints for Dogs
Peanut butter breath mints? Count us in! These little DIY dog mints only take 30 minutes to whip up. Skim milk, eggs, peanut butter (smooth, not chunky), all-purpose flour, baking soda, basil, and peppermint essential oil magically work together for a treat we think we may have to create for humans, too.
Homemade Doggie Breath Freshener Treats
We’ve been eating a lot of peppermint ice cream—it’s only fair that our dogs get an icy cold sweet treat, too. We’re calling this one puppermint ice cream. These homemade dog breath freshener treats are super easy. Mix plain yogurt with mint and parsley, blend, pour into ice tray and freeze.
For more tips and tricks on cooking for your dog and keeping your dog fresh from head to toe, Rover has you covered.