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4.25.2015

PEANUT BUTTER PILL POCKETS


These pill pockets are the best: mess-free, cheap, quick, easy and most important for me, Rufus eats his pills without any issues.


This is Rufus...
           
He has chronic yeast...all over his body: his paws, his mouth, his ears and his belly. If he is not on his meds it is horrible which means I am giving him four pills per day, spraying his infected areas with a spray and putting ointment in his ears twice a day. He has been on numerous different diets, currently is on an all-natural lamb gluten-free diet. He is a high maintenance dog...but we love him and I hate seeing him in pain.

Every morning and evening I feed the dogs and drop two pills in Rufus's food bowl. I don't even know why I bother; he can always detect them which means my next step is to grab a fork full of peanut butter and attempt to hide the pills in the peanut butter which he is still often times able to detect. It is frustrating and messy. Then after I finally get him to take his pills I have to get another sample of peanut butter because this guy is giving the the puppy eyes wanting a taste of peanut butter too...
          



PEANUT BUTTER PILL POCKETS
Adapted from muttnut
Makes 12 pill pockets

1 Tablespoon milk
1 Tablespoon peanut butter (chunky if your dog can detect pills easily)
2 Tablespoons flour (any kind)



Note: Measurements for 30 pill pockets
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter (chunky if your dog can detect pills easily)
1 cup flour (any kind)


Add the ingredients to a bowl and mix...

Form the dough into a ball...

 Divide into 12 small balls...

You can push a pencil end through the ball if you want a pill holder or just push the pill through when you are ready to give to your dog. Store in the fridge.

Mess-free and easy...


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