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Show your dog how much you love them with these Valentine Treats

5 ingredient Valentine’s day inspired Treats with Zuke’s mini Natural Hearts!

Our friends over at Zuke’s sent over some awesome mini natural heart treats for Valentine’s day and we had to make some yummy treats with them! The mini natural hearts are peanut butter and cherry, so we found a great simple recipe that would compliment them!

Ingredients

1 cup of oats

1/4 cup of peanut butter

1 large ripe banana

1/4 cup of Cottage Cheese, Greek yogurt or peanut butter

A hand full of Zuke’s mini natural hearts

Baking Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Combined oats, peanut butter, and the one large ripe banana mix till blended. Scoop desired size larger for larger dogs or smaller for the tiny guys mix it up have fun. Bake for 15 min. Let cool then top with Cottage Cheese, Greek yogurt or peanut butter decorate with Zuke’s Mini Natural Hearts. Then go out on an adventure and let your pup devour!

Goose enjoying his Valentine treat via sunset!

Your dog loves you so much see just a few ways they help you every day

Enhance your mood

Dogs reduce stress and anxiety, They also help lower cortisol (bad mood chemical) and release serotonin (good mood chemical)

Better Heart Health

Dog owners have better recovery rates from heart attacks and lower mortality rate from cardiac disease.

Keeps you active

Dog owners tend to get out more than non-dog owners, 30 min. a day reduces the risk of many diseases.

Partners in cancer Research

There is research being done in both human and canine cancer. Since dogs get a lot of the same cancers as humans do any bit of research benefits both.

Stronger immune system

Studies show that children raised around dogs have higher levels of a few key immune chemicals, giving them strong immune systems.

Sharing special moments with your pups is something we should strive for every day not just Valentines day. Cause with all the unconditional love your dog shows you, you should reward them with as much love and adventure as you can.

Happy Valentine’s day Friends!

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