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Flea-be-gone Pet Treats

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

One thing our outdoor pets (and sometimes our indoor pets too), experience is an infestation of those pesky health-affecting fleas. Weekly flea baths are fine for our canine friends, but felines balk at the thought!

These nutritious flea-be-gone pet treats are equally welcomed and enjoyed by both our feline and canine household members.

Flea-be-gone Pet Treats are quick and easy to make, keep for weeks, and definitely aid in the control of flea infestations. (For more pet food and treat recipes, herbal remedies for pets and humans, herbal preparations, fitness tips, and so much more, please check the ‘category’ section of

Ingredients: 3 T vegetable oil (safflower, olive)

1 T garlic powder

2 c unbleached flour

½ c wheat germ

½ c brewer’s yeast

1 tsp salt

1 c chicken broth (homemade is best, but can use a non salt bouillon cube dissolved in 1 cup of water instead)

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the oil and garlic powder. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients, stirring until well mixed.
  3. Slowly add the oil and garlic powder mixture to the dry ingredients; then stir in the chicken broth.
  4. Continue mixing until a doughy consistency is achieved.
  5. Roll out the Flea-be-gone Pet Treats dough onto a floured surface to about ¼ “ thickness.
  6. Use a knife to cut the dough into small squares, or use a cookie cutter of your choice. (Bones or round biscuits for dogs, small bite-sized kibble shapes for cats).
  7. Place your Flea-be-gone Pet Treats onto a greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges are brown.
  9. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 2 hours.
  10. When cold, store these tasty healthy pet treats in plastic bags or a lidded container, safely out of reach of your pet.
  11. Reward your pet on a daily basis with these Flea-be-gone Pet Treats to help keep fleas from setting up home on your loyal canine or feline.