Healthy, homemade sweet potato chews for dogs!
It’s that time of year…time for sweet potatoes! If you are out shopping for dinner, be sure and pick up some extra sweet potatoes to make a homemade, yummy, healthy treat for your dog!
I love sweet potatoes and they are very healthy, they are a great alternative to rawhide chews, which you may not know are not very good for dogs.
Not only do they present a choking hazard, they don’t digest very easily and could become lodged in the intestines creating a dangerous health hazard. In addition, many rawhides are processed with chemicals which aren’t good for dogs either.
So what do you do?
make some…. yummy homemade sweet potato chews!
Wash a sweet potato
1,Cut down the middle lengthwise.
2,Then cut long lengthwise slices about 1/3 to 1/4 of an inch wide and place them in a single layer on a cookie sheet (use a stainless steel, for healthier cooking).
3,Put in the oven at 250 degrees for about 3 hours.
This leaves them kind of chewy, but you could also bake them a little longer (about 20-30 minutes) to get them crunchy. Keep them refrigerated for up to three weeks. You can freeze them for up to 4 months.