Tag: Dogs

Personalised Gifts for Pet Lovers

Personalised Gifts for Pet Lovers

There are many talented arts and crafts people making beautiful personalised gifts for us pet lovers. I LOVE the gifts I have received in the image of my dogs; they really are touching and make me smile every time I pass them at home. Here […]

What Whippets Need- A Wish list for Whippets

What Whippets Need- A Wish list for Whippets

We love buying presents for those pointy faced whippets don’t we? So, when the festive period arrives we most definitely want to treat them with a little gift (or two, or three…). Here are ideas for what whippets need (and want) as shared by many […]

Easy Recipes for Dog Cakes and Treats: Carrot Cake

Easy Recipes for Dog Cakes and Treats: Carrot Cake

Reasons to Celebrate:

Our oldest whippets reaches the big seven tomorrow so I reach for this easy recipes for dog cakes and treats time and time again. He loves this dog friendly cake and it is a proven favourite with their doggy friends . Why not give it a try?

You will need:

  • 2 grated carrots
  • half of a grated apple
  • 50g of oats
  • 150g of wholemeal flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • Optional extra- cream cheese for decoration or keep it low fat without.patience is a virtue!

Patience is a virtue birthday boy! 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180*c.
  2. Grease a loaf tin (or muffin tin if you would like to make muffins).
  3. Mix all of the ingredients in a large bowl until well combined.
  4. Cook for about 30 minutes (depending on if you are making a loaf or muffins). If cooking a loaf, make sure that it is cooked through as this is quite a wet mixture.
  5. Allow to cool and serve.

Easy Recipes for Dog Cakes and Treats:

I warn you, this isn’t the prettiest of cakes BUT the dogs tell us it tastes great and it is really easy to make. It can be cut into small pieces for treats and shared with doggy friends, so not just for birthdays perhaps!

Looking for a gift for the dog in your life? Why not check out our gift guide.

For Dogs on the Mend: Medical Pet Shirts Review

For Dogs on the Mend: Medical Pet Shirts Review

  Poor Finn! Faced with using the dreaded plastic cone after an injury and surgery to his side. For dogs on the mend, we have always found the cone to be quite distressing, perhaps as distressing as the injury. They hate them. Also, with whippety […]

The Wall of Whippet Shame: Great Pictures of Cheeky Dogs!

The Wall of Whippet Shame: Great Pictures of Cheeky Dogs!

Our dogs make us laugh each and every day hence the wall of whippet shame. Here are a few of our favourite moments: Riverdance: When a puppy is running so fast that he doesn’t see the river approaching. We now know that he can swim- […]