Make your own dog-friendly cookies


27 February 2018
There are many dog-friendly recipes aimed at showing you how to create a tasty treat for your dog. Given occasionally, alongside a healthy diet, they add an exciting difference to your dog's feeding routine.

Mint cookies 

These treats will ensure your dog has fresh breath too!


  • 350g (12oz) wholegrain spelt flour.
  • 1 free range egg.
  • 50ml (2fl oz) rapeseed oil or thistle oil.
  • 25g (1 oz) dried parsley.
  • 10g (1/2oz dried mint.
  • 200ml (7fl oz) milk.

Baking time:

  • 30 minutes in a pre-heated oven.


  • Fan-assisted oven 160 degrees; conventional oven 180 degrees.


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Using a food processor, or hand mixer with dough hooks, process all the ingredients into the smooth dough.

Wrap in cling film and leave for 30 minutes.

Roll out to a thickness of approximately 3mm and cut shapes of your choice from the dough. Prick holes in the cookies using a fork and place them on a baking tray, covered with greaseproof paper. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 30 minutes. Allow the cookies to harden for an hour in the turned off oven with the door slightly ajar.

You can find this, and many other healthy doggy recipes, in the book 'Dog Cookies' by Martina Schops (Hubble & Hattie).