DIY Homemade Dog Treats With Yak Chews

Creating homemade dog treats is not only a fun activity but also a rewarding way to enhance your pet’s health and happiness. By using natural ingredients like yak milk chews, you can add nutritional benefits to each treat you make, ensuring they are as healthy as they are delicious.

Benefits of Homemade Dog Treats

  • Control Over Ingredients:
  • When you make your own dog treats, you control every ingredient. This means no unwanted additives or preservatives, just pure, wholesome goodness for your furry friend.

  • Personalization:
  • Homemade treats can be customized to fit your dog’s specific dietary needs and taste preferences. Whether your dog has allergies or a particular fondness for a certain flavor, you can tailor each recipe to suit their requirements, using natural ingredients like yak milk chews for an added health boost.

    Essential Ingredients for Homemade Dog Treats

  • Safe and Healthy Ingredients:
  • Some of the best ingredients for homemade dog treats include oats, peanut butter (ensure it’s xylitol-free), and lean meats like chicken or turkey. These ingredients provide a healthy base for any treat.

  • Nutritional Benefits of Yak Milk Chews:
  • Including yak milk chews in your recipes not only adds a burst of flavor but also enriches the treats with proteins and essential minerals. These chews are a fantastic source of calcium and phosphorus, which are crucial for your dog’s bone health.

    DIY Recipes Incorporating Yak Milk Chews

    1. Yak Milk Chew Bars

    Here’s a simple and nutritious recipe that your dog will love:


    1 cup of rolled oats, 1 ⁄ 2 cup of unsweetened applesauce, 1 egg, and 2 crushed yak milk chews (you can use the leftover parts which are too small for dogs but ensure they are grated finely to avoid any choking risks).


    Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

    In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients until well combined.

    Press the mixture into a greased baking dish.

    Bake for 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

    Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars. Store in an airtight container.

    2. Frozen Yak Milk Delights

    Perfect for a hot day, these frozen treats will keep your dog cool and happy:

    1 cup of plain yogurt, ½ cup of mashed banana, and 1 crushed peaksNpaws yak milk chew  (you can use the leftover parts which are too small for dogs but ensure they are crushed finely to avoid any choking risks).


    Mix the yogurt and mashed banana in a bowl.

    Add the crushed yak milk chew and stir until evenly distributed.

    Spoon the mixture into ice cube trays or small silicone molds.

    Freeze until solid, about 4-6 hours. Store in the freezer in an airtight container.

    Tips for Making Dog Treats at Home

    Best Practices:

    1. Hygiene: Always start with clean hands and utensils. Ensure all ingredients are fresh and safe for canine consumption.
    2. Storage: Store homemade treats in airtight containers to keep them fresh. Refrigerate or freeze treats as necessary, especially those with perishable ingredients.
    3. Portion Sizes: Be mindful of the size of the treats, especially if your dog is smaller or prone to overeating. Treats should complement your dog’s diet, not replace their regular meals.

    Using Yak Milk Chews Safely:

    1. Sizing: When adding yak milk chews to recipes, ensure they are grated or crushed finely to avoid any choking risks. Large pieces can be tough for dogs to break down.
    2. Monitor: As with any new treat, watch how your dog reacts to treats with yak milk chews, particularly the first few times they try them.

    Safety and Storage

    Storing Homemade Treats:

    • Keep treats in a cool, dry place to prevent spoilage. For treats that may spoil easily, such as those containing yogurt or fresh fruit, refrigeration is necessary.
    • Check treats regularly for signs of mold or spoilage before giving them to your pet.

    Importance of Supervision:

    • Always supervise your dog when they are trying a new treat. This ensures they do not eat the treat too quickly or have a negative reaction to it.
    • Observing your dog can also provide valuable feedback on their preference, which can guide future treat-making.

    By incorporating these guidelines and recipes into your routine, you can ensure that your dog enjoys delicious, safe, and nutritious homemade treats. This not only enhances their diet but also enriches the bond you share through the care and attention you put into their wellbeing.


    The Joy of Homemade Treats: Making your own dog treats is a rewarding experience that brings numerous health benefits. Using high-quality ingredients like those from peaksNpaws ensures that your furry friends are enjoying safe, healthy, and delicious treats. Plus, the act of making treats can help strengthen the bond between you and your pet, as you spend quality time creating something they love.

    We encourage you to explore the possibilities of treat-making at home. Experiment with different flavors and ingredients to find the perfect combinations that your pet will adore. With peaksNpaws’ yak milk chews, you have a versatile and nutritious base that can inspire endless recipes.

    Why Choose peaksNpaws?: 

    At peaksNpaws, we are dedicated to providing your pets with the best. Our yak milk chews are made from 100% natural ingredients and are available in a variety of flavors, making them a perfect addition to any homemade dog treat recipe. They are not only tasty but also packed with nutrients that are essential for your dog's health.

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    By choosing to make your dog's treats, you not only get to enjoy the process of crafting them, but you also ensure that your pet is getting the healthiest, most personalized snacks possible. Start experimenting with different combinations and flavors to find the perfect homemade treat that your dog will absolutely love!

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