Although many people will go ‘yuck’ at the thought. Liver is a brilliant, nutrient-rich food that most dogs absolutely love.
Liver is brilliant for dogs
Liver will provide your pet with proteins, fat and vitamin A, key nutrients that will help your dog stay healthy. Liver is also a good source of iron, copper, niacin, zinc, and phosphorus. Did you know, liver contains ten times more nutrients than muscle meat!
Grain & Gluten Free Liver Cake Treats Recipe
So get cooking these delicious doggy treats. Here’s an easy recipe for liver treats that you can try. What’s even better is that it is low fat and grain free for dogs with sensitive tummies as we use sweet potato instead of flour. You can use chicken liver, pig, lamb or cow’s liver.
Why not bake a big one and make it into a liver Birthday Cake for your dog.
How to store liver cake
Cut the cake into little cubes and freeze. If you freeze them in little bags you can easily grab one when you need one. I like to take mine on our walks and they thaw out as we go. Then I can hide them for Dolly to find under leaves and in nooks and crannies for extra enrichment. Here’s an indoor came you can play Find it: How to teach your dog in 8 easy steps on a rainy day.
Best ever liver cake treats – wheat free
- Food Blender
- Baking tray
- Greaseproof paper
- 225g g Liver or Lamb's heart or kidney
- 100g g Sweet potato or wheat free flour, gluten free flour
- 2 eggs
- Pre-heat oven to 190C (170C fan oven)Put all ingredients in a food mixer or blender and blitz together.Pour into a lined cake tin. I found a square tin makes it easier to cut the cake into chunks when cooked.Cook for 30/40 min.The cake should feel firm to touch.Allow to cool fully and cut into small cubes.Freeze when cold.