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Dog Joy Ready to Bake Cookies for Dogs by Freshpet
I've always wanted to make treats for my dog, but I’ve never gotten so far as to pick a recipe, get the ingredients and get to work. I was pleasantly surprised to see that Freshpet has come up with cookies that are just as easy to make as the ready-to-bake cookies available for people.
The baking part is uber easy: put them on the pan, put them in the oven, and wait 12 minutes. For once I was pulling something out of the oven that actually was for the dog, not just something she thought was for her.
I baked the Oatmeal and Cranberry and the Peanut Butter and Oatmeal cookies and gave samples to both our dog and one that was visiting. After enjoying the first cookie, they both sat very still and stared at me, waiting for another. They watched me put the lid on the cookies, and as I headed to the next room they did what I can only describe as “mob” me. Our dog and her friend are no food snobs, but this reaction let me know they really loved these cookies! I also offered the treats at a recent pet event, and people were amazed at how much they looked like cookies for people.
The ingredient list is all natural and includes foods like cranberries and eggs, and the remaining ingredients seem to balance each other out. For example, palm oil is high in saturated fatty acids, while cane juice is a healthy alternative to refined sugar. Like many treats, the cookies are not low in fat so should be factored into your pup’s daily food intake.
Several chains such as Fred Meyer, Wilco and PetSmart carry Dog Joy Ready to Bake Cookies and other Freshpet products. For nutritional and other information, visit Freshpet.com.