Misty Shores Chesapeakes

I will only post and recommend recipes that I have personally made myself and have been taste tested and approved by my dogs! This list will be updated as I try new recipes so check back.

Homemade Birthday Cake for Pups

(Pictured  Above)

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup corn oil
4 oz. jar baby food, meat, beef, chicken, lamb (I used chicken and rice)
4 eggs
2 Tablespoons real bacon bits

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour an 8x5x3 inch loaf pan. Mix first five ingredients together until smooth. Add bacon bits and mix.

Pour batter into loaf pan. Bake 35-40 minutes, until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on wire rack 10 minutes, remove from pan and cool completely. Ice with plain yogurt or cottage cheese.

Store uneaten cake in refrigerator.

Ginger Bone Treats
Whole Grains, Whole Fun
By Jennifer Cermak

Dogs love the taste and aroma of their very own ginger cookies—better yet, use a “squirrel” cookie cutter for extra delight.

Makes 5 to 6 dozen cookies.                                                          

4 cups all-purpose flour           
2 cups whole wheat flour    
1 cup molasses
1 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 tablespoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves 

Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly to combine.

Roll out dough on floured surface to about ¼ inch thick. Using a cookie cutter, cut into desired shapes. Combine dough scraps and continue to roll out and cut into shapes until all dough has been used.

Place cookies on ungreased foil-lined baking sheets and bake in preheated 325º oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

From The Home Spa Book for Dogs by Jennifer Cermak, published by Quarry Books, 2005.

**I have made this recipe countless times and used many different cookie cutters. Try small cookie cutters for small dogs.