Apple Chews For Dogs: Easy, Natural, Cheap, Homemade, DIY Dog Treat Recipe



Finding natural and wholesome dog chews that are as safe as possible for dogs is difficult. 
So many chews at the store contain ingredients we've never heard of, which is worrying. 
We made these delicious, healthy, and natural dog chews that our pooches love! The extra chewing makes them effective at keeping their teeth clean. They are also safe for younger dogs and work great at keeping them occupied.
They are super simple and only require one ingredient, apples! 
Apples are a healthy treat for your dog. They are bursting with nutrients and vitamins. There are many benefits to adding them to your dogs' diet, including:
  • Keeping your dogs' digestive system moving
  • Freshening breath
  • Source of carbohydrates for energy
  • Low in calories 
Let us know if you give these a try, and send a picture of your beautiful doggies!


This recipe is designed as a treat for your dog and should not be fed in place of their regular food. Treats should only make up a maximum of 10% of your dogs' daily food intake.
The treat quantity and size can be altered to suit your dog.
All treats can pose a choking risk. always watch your dog when they are eating.
Please contact your veterinarian with any questions and before introducing new foods to your dogs' diet.


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How To Make Our Apple Dog Chews



  • Apples


1. Wash the apple. Remove the core and seeds.
2. Cut the apple into thin slices.
3. Preheat the oven to 210 degrees F (100 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
4. Place the apple on the baking sheet.
5. Pat the apple dry with a kitchen towel.
6. Bake for 1 hour.
7. After the hour, flip the apple slices.
8. Bake for 1 hour more. Once done, turn off the oven and leave the apple in the oven until both the oven and apple are cold.
9. Enjoy!
10. Store the remaining in an airtight container.


Quick Video On How To Make Our Apple Dog Chews

Disclaimer: Always check with your veterinarian or nutritionist before feeding your dog new foods.


Printable PDF Guide

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Disclaimer: Each dog is different, and every circumstance is different. All efforts have been made to provide accurate information. However, it is not provided by a qualified Veterinarian, Veterinarian Surgeon, or Behaviorist. The information provided is purely educational. The information should not be used as an alternative or substitute for medical care. If you have any health or medical concerns, contact a qualified Veterinary Surgeon or Veterinarian immediately.



  • Do I store in the fridge or is it safe at room temp? And how long are these good for?

  • We’ve never tried using a dehydrator for these. However, I’m sure they would work well. Let us know how it goes! Amalie, Wild Barkers

    Amalie Bracknell
  • Can you make these in a dehydrator?


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