This Energy Bunnies healthy dog treat recipe is based on the famous Cornell bread recipe which was developed by Clive M McCoy (a professor of animal nutrition at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York) to improve the nutrition of people in the slums of New York.
Research at Cornell University has confirmed that the bread recipe is indeed nutritious and healthy.
These healthy dog biscuits are especially great for working or hunting dogs.
You'll soon be adding this dog treat recipe to your collection of healthy dog treats recipes!
In my search for nutritious dog treat recipes, I discovered the original Cornell bread recipe.
Interestingly, Professor McCoy discovered that the dogs in his laboratory, who ate the new formula bread, lived twice as long as those who did not.
It seems that the recipe is a natural for health dog treats! So I adapted it for ease of baking and to make smaller portions in the form of dog cookies.
Instead of using unbleached white flour, my version used whole wheat flour, adding roughage, vitamins and minerals to the homemade dog treats.
In addition, soy flour provided amino acids that are not present in either unbleached white or whole wheat flours. The two flours—whole wheat and soy--combined to yield a complete protein.
Energy Bunnies home made dog treats should help to keep your pet recharged for his next rigorous activity!
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