Anyone who’s had a dog knows they love to chew things up. Unfortunately they’re not picky about what they put in their mouth (kinda like my husband) and will chew on anything.  So instead of giving them the couch, your favorite sweater, or a kids toy, give them these all natural homemade dog chews. Buying dog chews at the store can add up and most importantly you never really know what’s in them.  So here is an awesome recipe for you dog lovers who want to treat your dog and save money.  Win for the dog, win for your wallet, and win for your now safe household items.  Everyone’s a winner!

 Ingredients: Sweet potatoes or yams

Directions: Preheat oven to 250 degrees f. Wash and dry your sweet potatoes. Thinly slice your potatoes length-wise. 1/4- 1/3 inch wide max.

Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment if you have it. I was all out this time so I just placed them directly on the cookie sheet. Then bake them for 3 hours, turning them over halfway through. You want them to be pretty chewy and dry. You can also use a dehydrator if you have one instead.

Store them in the fridge or freezer because if you leave them out they could get moldy.

Then the real fun begins……giving them to your dog.

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