Love Your Dog – Dog Biscuit Day

Today, 23 February, it’s that time of year again: we celebrate Dog Biscuit Day – what a holiday! For us, it’s just another day at work, but for our four-legged friends, it’s a day of extra cuddles and, most importantly, treats. If they are particularly lucky, even homemade treats.

Why is Dog Biscuit Day celebrated on 23 February? According to my research, nobody really knows. But since it was Valentine’s Day last week, I think it’s only fair to pamper our dogs a week later. Besides, I’d rather be in the kitchen baking dog biscuits than giving (or being given) overpriced chocolates. So, to express my deep affection for our dachshund Mimi, I have already got into the kitchen and tried out some dog biscuit recipes. I am quite pleased with the result and I think Mimi has also tasted my affection for her.

So that all you dog lovers out there can give your dogs a special treat, I am happy to share two of my favourite recipes with you.

“Protein Bomb”

This recipe contains fresh beef, so it should be used up within a few days (which shouldn’t be too difficult). I also recommend that you make smaller portions, as they are rich thanks to the meat, pot, and oil.


  • 150g skimmed curd
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 6 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 200g wholemeal flour
  • 100 – 200g minced beef

Preheat the oven to a 200°C fan and line a baking tray with baking paper. Mix all the wet ingredients together first, then fold in the flour. The easiest way to do this is to use a food processor, but mixing and kneading with your hands works just as well. When the dough is smooth, roll it out and cut out the cookies with a cookie cutter.

Bone-shaped biscuits work well, but hearts will also go down well with dogs 😉 Bake for 30 minutes and then leave to cool.


This recipe is particularly convenient because (for me at least) all the ingredients are almost always already in the fridge. It also uses up any leftover cheese and is quick to prepare. A hit with all dogs who love cheese!


  • 200g oat flakes
  • 150g low-fat quark
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • Grated cheese (any hard cheese the dog likes)

Preheat the oven to a 150°C fan and line a baking tray with baking paper. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Form small rolls and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Leave to cool before tasting.

Have fun experimenting and tasting!

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