Made with just 4 ingredients, these Pineapple Dog Treats were inspired by leftover cans of pineapple-flavored water from my daughter’s birthday party.
Pineapple Dog Treat Recipe
- 1/3 cup fresh pineapple
- 1/3 cup pineapple-flavored water, filtered water, or broth
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 egg
- Chop fresh pineapples.
- Add chopped pineapples, egg, and water/broth to mixing bowl.
- Mix to incorporate ingredients.
- Add whole wheat flour and mix well.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Spray the silicone mold with coconut oil non-stick cooking spray.
- Spread the batter over the mold.
- Run spatula over mold to make sure the cavities are filled.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.
- Let cool, then pop dog treats out of the mold.
- Store treats in an airtight container.
Have fun making your very own dog treats! These molds make perfect size training treats that are also a convenient size to use with treat dispensing toys. But, you can shape these treats in whatever way works best for you and your dog.
Can dogs eat pineapples?
Yes, dogs can eat pineapples. While pineapples are generally considered safe for dogs to consume in moderation, there are a few considerations to keep in mind:
- Moderation: While pineapples offer health benefits, they should be given to dogs in moderation. Too much pineapple can lead to digestive upset or diarrhea due to its high fiber content and natural sugars. It’s best to introduce pineapples gradually and observe how your dog reacts to them.
- Remove the Core and Skin: Before offering pineapple to your dog, make sure to remove the tough core and prickly skin. The core is difficult to digest and can pose a choking hazard, while the skin is tough and difficult to chew. Only serve your dog the ripe, juicy flesh of the pineapple.
- Natural Sugars: Pineapples contain natural sugars, which can contribute to weight gain and other health issues if consumed excessively. Monitor your dog’s overall calorie intake and ensure that pineapples are given as a small portion of their diet.
- Allergies and Individual Sensitivities: As with any new food, it’s essential to watch for any signs of allergies or sensitivities. While pineapples are not common allergens, individual dogs may have sensitivities or reactions. Start with a small amount and monitor your dog closely for any adverse reactions.
Please consult with your veterinarian before introducing any new food to your dog’s diet, especially if your dog has specific dietary needs or health conditions.
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