TREAT YOUR BEST FRIEND TO A HOLIDAY PARTY THAT’S JUST FOR THEM.

At first glance, these seasonal goodies look a lot like the ones you serve to friends and family. But this year, they’re just for pets, and pets only. We’ve packed our recipes full of the nutrients dogs and cats need. But remember, portion size matters, even on a special occasion.

CHOMPABLE CHARCUTERIE
Appetizers for dinner are the best, but to avoid tummy troubles, don’t go overboard. Make sure the serving is only a quarter of their normal daily food intake and that their next meal is on the lighter side to equal things out. Here’s what we think pairs nicely for a perfect mini snack board.

SERVE TO: 

DOG INGREDIENTS

Sweet and savory bites:

Primal Turkey Liver Treats

Fromm Pumpkin Treats

• Bocce’s Bakery Mud Pie Treats

 

Hydrators and toppers to freeze into cubes:

Canned food

Bone broth

Goat milk

Primal Elixirs

Pet-safe peanut butter

(no xylitol, it’s deadly for pets)

• Other wet foods

 

Fresh fruits and vegetables:

• Grated carrots

• Fresh or frozen blueberries

• Thin apple slices

• Small broccoli florets

CAT INGREDIENTS

Meat & cheese bites:

VE Minnows

Primal Turkey Liver Treats

Cloud Star Turkey & Cheddar Treats

 

Hydrators and toppers to freeze into cubes:

Canned food

Bone broth

Goat milk

Primal Elixirs

• Other wet foods

 

Fresh fruits and vegetables:

• Grated or cooked carrots

• Wheat or cat grass trimmings

• Finely diced cantaloupe

Remember, avoid anything that’s dangerous for pets, especially grapes, macadamia nuts, chocolate, onions and garlic.

PREP

• Start with a small, clean cutting board or plate

• Add your pet’s regular food for up to half of the board

• Add some tasty treats and frozen cubes as accents

• Add fresh or frozen fruits and veggies

• Take a few pictures to show off and let your pet enjoy!

CRANBERRY “BREAD” PUDDING
This treat is a great way to indulge your pet and help their digestion, all at the same time. Goat milk is full of gut-friendly probiotics, pumpkin has fiber to keep things moving, and cranberries are packed with powerful antioxidants.

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INGREDIENTS

For cats:

• Per serving, 4 – 8 Wellness Kittles Chicken & Cranberry Treats

Primal Pumpkin Spice Raw Frozen Goat Milk (use the amount recommended on label for pet’s weight)

 

For dogs:

• A serving of Fruitables Pumpkin & Cranberry Treats

Based on your pet’s size:

Up to 20 pounds: 1-3 treats

Up to 50 pounds: 3-5 treats

Over 50 pounds: 5-7 treats

Primal Pumpkin Spice Raw Frozen Goat Milk (use the amount recommended on label for pet’s weight)

PREP

• In a small dish, layer your dog or cat treats

• For dogs, break the Fruitables into smaller pieces, so the goat milk soaks in faster

• Pour recommended amount of goat milk on top

• Let goat milk soak into treats for 5-10 minutes, to create a bread pudding texture

• You’re ready to serve, but keep portions small to avoid an upset stomach

LUMP OF COAL COOKIES
Give it to your pet as a special reward for being good, or when they’re on the naughty list for eating something they weren’t supposed to. Either way, this tasty recipe will make their stomach very happy. The activated charcoal in these cookies actually combats gas and tummy upsets. But due to its binding properties, you don’t want to feed this recipe daily.

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INGREDIENTS

• ½ cup The Honest Kitchen Whole Grain Beef Recipe dry dog food

• 1 egg

• 1 oz. cream cheese

• ½ tbsp. activated charcoal

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PREP

• Preheat oven to 375°

• Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend

• Roll into bite-sized balls

• Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes

• Allow them to cool and serve

• Store in the freezer and thaw as needed

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