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Article: Easy & Healthy Valentine's Day Gummies For Your Dog

Easy & Healthy Valentine's Day Gummies For Your Dog

These heart shaped gummies are not only easy to make, but are super healthy for your furry bff. What makes this giggly substance so good for your dog? Well, gelatin contains collagen, which is used by the body to manufacture cartilage and bone. Studies have shown that it improves flexibility and can relieve joint pain. Great for dogs suffering from arthritis, hip dysplasia, and other inflammatory conditions. Along with joint health, this super food has amino acids in it that are beneficial for your dog's skin, coat and digestive system. Some studies have even found it to be a good supplement for dogs suffering from epilepsy. 




3-4 strawberries
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup hot water
1 Tbsp plain unflavoured gelatin*
Heart shaped silicon mold

* I would reccomend Knox unflavoured gelatin or Great Lakes Gelatin


1. Blend the strawberries with 1/4 cup of water until smooth. Pour the strawberry puree into a bowl.
2. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp of gelatin over the strawberry puree. Then add 1/4 cup of hot (boiling) water to the puree and gelatin and mix well, until fully dissolved. 
3. Pour the liquid into silicon molds. (Tip: Used a measuring cup or cup with a lip to help pour into mold. 
4. Chill for 3 hours, then remove from mold and cover. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

DIY Dog Gummies


With the same base ingredients, you can make so many different types of gummies! Here are a few of my favourites:


1/4 cup cold broth (chicken, or beef)
1/4 cup hot broth
1 Tbsp gelatin


1/4 cup of water melon blended
1/4 cup hot water
1 Tbsp gelatin


1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup of water
1/4 cup of hot water
1 Tbsp gelatin


Here are some articles that outline the benefits of gelatin, it's uses, and helpful tips and tricks for incorporating it in your dog's diet.

Eight Health Benefits of Gelatin
Using Gelatin For Dogs
Gelatin For Dogs
What is Gelatin? Plus, 5 Benefits of Gelatin
What is Gelatin Good For?

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