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With the Big Game drawing near, you’ll want to be sure your dog is primed for the game—and of course, the annual Puppy Bowl.
Bolt down your television sets (in order to avoid this) and get cracking in the kitchen on these eight tasty game day snacks for dogs.
DIY Puppy Bowl dog treats
Because dogs love snacks, and you love your dog, and the Puppy Bowl is the perfect excuse for a little indulgence.
Pizza bones for dogs
If you’re ordering in for the Big Game, try these treats to keep the canine guests happy and healthy.
Style a tasty and totally canine-friendly pretzel for your buddy with Chef Kiki’s crunchy pretzel dog treats. This fun take on a game day favorite is sure to keep your dog occupied while you snack on your own game day treats.
Though, with whole wheat flour and an irresistible sweet drizzle, you can partake in this tasty treat along with your furry friend, if you want.
The Huffington Post shares a savory football-shaped treat recipe that’s a surefire way to get your furry posse revved up for the Animal Planet Puppy Bowl action.
Jam-packed with all kinds of good stuff ranging from mashed banana and egg to peanut butter, your dog will be channeling his inner Richard Sherman intercepting these delicious fun-shaped snacks. All you need are a set of football cookie cutters, and you’re ready to go!
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Your loyal sidekick will love these cheddar apple pupcakes. Touting applesauce, a cup of grated cheese, honey, and rolled oats, this easy-to-make homemade puppy treat is a wholesome indulgence.
You dog might not have opposable thumbs, but that won’t stop him from gobbling these up.
Rachel Ray’s Dog Slider recipe is available here. Chock full of goodies like ground lamb, plain yogurt, and brown rice, we don’t know any dogs who would turn one down.
Taco, burger, and corndog DIY dog treats
If you’re really looking to impress, these DIY tailgate dog treats are for you. The recipe covers how to make the versatile dough into mini taco, burger and even corn dog shapes for your dog to enjoy.
They may be more of a labor of love, but you’ll be the talk of your friend group if you serve these up for visiting doggy friends on game day.
Just partaking in a Puppy Bowl party, much less competing in the game itself, can be exhausting. These puppy treat recipes will ensure energy levels stay high and tails are wagging throughout the entire adorable ordeal.