Gone to the Dogs!




Poison Control Info

 as few as 7 raisins or grapes could be toxic for dogs. Any exposure should give rise to immediate concern.

Onions, chocolate, cocoa, avocadoes and macadamia nuts can be fatal, too.

Dogs prone to seizures should not be given garlic! 

Bogie's Peanut Butter Bars

1.    Melt 1/2 stick butter in a saucepan on low heat.

2.    While still on stove, add two eggs and stir briskly until it is one glutinous mass.

3.    Remove from heat.

4.   Add 1/2 cup of peanut butter, two tablespoons of sugar, a pinch of salt, and two or three handfuls of whole-wheat flour.

5.    Bake in an 8 x 8 square baking pan for 15 minutes or until brown on edges.

6.    Cool and serve in small bars  


Boxer Brownies

         1½ cup wheat germ

         1 lb liver

         1 1/2 cup cornmeal

         3 eggs

         2-3 cloves minced garlic*

1.      Preheat oven to 350°.

2.      Add ingredients to blender or food processor in order listed and puree for 4 minutes.

3.      Place into greased pan and bake for 20 minutes.

4.      Cut into squares.

*Dogs prone to seizures should not be given garlic! 

Cheesy Garlic Munchies

        2 c whole-wheat flour

         1 c cheddar cheese, grated

         2 Tablespoons margarine

         3/4 c milk

         Garlic powder*  


1.      Preheat oven to 375 F.

2.      Combine flour and cheese, cut in margarine (or shortening).

3.      Add milk and mix well.

4.      Knead lightly.

5.      Divide dough into two parts, and roll out to 1 inch thickness on a floured board.

6.      Cut into desired shapes, and place biscuits on an ungreased cookie sheet.

7.      Prick with a fork, and sprinkle with garlic powder.

8.      Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

9.      Cool and serve.

10.  Refrigerate to store.  


Dog Bones

2 cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup  cornmeal
4 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups boiling water
beef bouillon cubes
If desired, garlic, crisp bacon strips, bacon drippings or your dog's favorite flavor.
Combine first four ingredients.  Mix well.  

Dissolve bouillon cubes in boiling water.

Add bouillon to flour mixture.  Mix to make a stiff dough.  Roll onto floured surface.  Cut out shapes with cookie cutter or glass.  Bake in a pre-heated over at 300 ° for 30 minutes.  


Parsley Biscuits

  •         3 cups minced fresh parsley

  •          1/4 cup finely chopped carrot

  •          1/4 cup grated Mozzarella cheese

  •          2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  •          2 3/4 cups whole wheat flour

  •          2 tablespoons unprocessed bran flakes

  •          2 teaspoons baking powder

  •          1/2 - 1 cup water 


1.      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2.      Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.

3.      In a small bowl, mix the parsley, carrots, cheese and oil.

4.      In another bowl, stir together the flour, bran and baking powder.

5.      Add vegetable mixture and stir well.

6.      Gradually add 1/2 cup water.

7.      Mix well, adding more water if needed to make the dough moist.

8.      Knead for 1 minute.

9.      Roll the dough to 1/2-inch thickness.

10.  Using a small dog-bone cookie cutter, or a glass, cut as many shapes as you can, re-rolling the scraps.

11.  Place them on the baking sheets.

12.  Bake 20 to 30 minutes, or until biscuits have browned.

13.  Cool on a rack.   They'll harden as they cool.

14.  Store in an airtight tin.

Makes about 36 biscuits 

Party Noshes

1/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated

1/2 tsp brewer's yeast

2 Tablespoons hydrogenated vegetable shortening

1/4 cup Swiss cheese, grated

1/2 cup oatmeal, toasted 


1.      Combine cheeses, brewer's yeast and shortening.

2.      Using plastic wrap, shape mixture into a log about 1 inch in diameter and 8 inches long.

3.      Roll log in toasted oatmeal.

4.      Refrigerate.

5.      Slice into half-inch rounds and serve. 


Peanut Butter Scones

1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour

1/2 cup wheat germ

1 Tablespoon brown sugar

1 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter

3/4 cup milk



1.      Preheat oven to 400 F.

2.      Combine flour, wheat germ and sugar in mixing bowl.

3.      Place peanut butter and milk in a separate bowl and blend well with an electric mixer.

4.      Pour peanut-butter mixture  into dry ingredients and mix well.

5.      Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead lightly.

6.      Roll out 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes.

7.      Place "scones" about 1/2 inch apart on

     baking sheet, and bake for 15 minutes, or until slightly browned.

8.      Refrigerate or freeze until use.


Ranch-Style Biscuits

Stuff you Need: Stuff you Do:

1 package dry yeast

  2 cups warm chicken or beef broth

1/4 cup margarine or hamburger grease

1 egg, beaten

  2 c all purpose Flour

  1 cup wheat germ

4 cups whole wheat flour

  1/2 cup warm water

  1/2 cup powdered Milk

  1/4 cup honey

  1/4 tablespoon salt

  1 cup cornmeal

  2 cups cracked wheat


1.      In small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.

2.   In large bowl combine broth, powdered milk, margarine, honey, egg and salt.

3.   Add yeast/water and mix well.

4.   Stir in flour, cornmeal, wheat germ and cracked wheat.

5.   Mix well.

6.   Add whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.

7.   Knead in the final amounts of flour by hand and continue kneading for 4 or 5 minutes until dough is not sticky.

8.   Pat or roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness and cut into bone (or any other desired) shapes.

9.   Place on a greased cookie sheet, cover lightly and let set for 20 minutes.

10.Bake in a 350 degree oven for 45 minutes.

11. Turn off heat and leave in oven several hours or over night.

Makes approximately 3 1/2 pounds of biscuits.


*Dogs prone to seizures should not be given garlic! 

Tea-Time Apple Cookies

Stuff you Need: Stuff you Do:
  •   3/4 cup all-purpose flour 

  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 

  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated 

  •   4 Tablespoons butter-flavored shortening

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 c Buttermilk

  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and finely chopped

  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped 


  •  Preheat oven to 400 F.

  • Combine flours and cheese.

  •   Cut in shortening.

  • Beat egg with buttermilk. 

  •  Pour into flour mixture. 

  • Add apples and parsley to wet flour mixture, and stir until soft dough forms. 

  •  Drop by tablespoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes. 




Stuff you will need: 

Stuff you Do: 

Cookie cutters (if you want to get fancy)

2 ½ ounce jars of baby food - beef, chicken, veal            

  Powdered milk

Toasted wheat germ

Whole wheat flour


Preheat oven to 350°

2.   Spray a few cookie sheets with cooking spray & have the cookie cutter ready

3.   Heavily flour the work surface

4.   Empty one of the baby food jars into a small mixing bowl

5.   Add about 1/8 cup of the powdered milk & about 1/8 cup of the wheat germ

6.   Mix it all together (mixture will be sticky)

7.   Spoon the stuff onto the heavily floured surface

8.   Knead in flour

9.   Pat the dough or roll into a nice consistency for cutting

10.     Place on cookie sheets and bake for 20 - 25 minutes

11.  Turn off oven and let the cookies sit for a little while to harden

12.  Store in an airtight container



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