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February 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day Dog Treats

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Hi there pet lovers – Bella here! No matter what your relationship status is, your pup is always there to be your loyal Valentine.

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There will be tons of sweet treats lying around this weekend, so please keep your pets’ safety in mind. You probably know that chocolate is bad for dogs – it can cause abnormally high heart rhythms – but did you know that baking chocolate is extra toxic? Whether you’re in the kitchen whipping up cupcakes for the kids, or bringing home hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries from your local ShopRite, be sure any people treats are out of your dogs’ reach!

But not to pout, you can still spoil your fur babies with drool-worthy Valentine’s treats. Try this quick & easy Dog-Tested, Pet Parent-Approved peanut butter dog treats recipe, made with ingredients you may already have in your pantry.

Peanut Butter Dog Treats Recipe
Ingredients:
4 Cups Flour
2 Tablespoons Baking Powder
¾ Cup Peanut Butter
¼ Cup Sweet Potato Puree
1 Cup Skim Milk
1 Cup Water

Instructions:
1.) Mix wet ingredients (water, skim milk, peanut butter, sweet potato puree) in a large bowl
2.) In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients (flour, baking powder)
3.) Add dry mixture to wet mixture – combine well
4.) Drop dollops of mixture onto baking sheet – or use cookie cutters to create your favorite shapes!
5.) Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes
6.) Give to your dog to enjoy!

Making homemade dog biscuits

My life would be rufffff without my family, so I’ll be giving extras cuddles and kisses to Mom & Dad this Sunday. How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day with your pet? Share your stories with me on social media with #ShopRiteBella!

Bella

P.S. Thanks to our furrrrr-ends at Bing’s Barkin’ Bakery for the puppy-safe recipe!