Skip to main content
£ 0.00
Est. delivery
Order total
£ 0.00

Please enter a promotion code

Sorry, the coupon code you have entered is invalid or has expired.


Dog treats recipe for senior dogs

Kristina Johansen
Article written by Kristina Johansen

Date published 12 September 2020

Find out about the author

Back to article list

Latest articles

Canine Nutritionist Kristina Johansen shares her recipe for chewy, easy-to-digest dog treats, rich in vitamin D, lycopene, fibre and protein.

Dog treats on a dish

Perfect for senior dogs, these treats are soft on older teeth and gums – and will give your pet a nutritional boost, too.

Sardines are one of the best sources of omega 3 fatty acids and one of the few foods naturally high in vitamin D, while tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. Broccoli is brimming with compounds that help protect your dog's cells against damage, while egg is the highest-quality protein, great for senior dogs, who need more protein than younger dogs.

Finally, oats are an excellent source of fibre that aids in digestion, helps control hunger and provides energy that is absorbed slowly by the body.

  • 1 x 400g tin of pilchards or sardines in tomato sauce
  • 100g oat flour
  • 80g finely chopped broccoli
  • 1 egg
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a bowl, beat the egg just until the egg whites and yolks are mixed.
  3. Add the sardines, oat flour and broccoli and mix until well combined.
  4. Spread the wet mixture onto a lined baking tray to approximately 0.5cm thickness.
  5. Bake for 35-45 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool before cutting into bite-sized treats.

Recipe provides approximately 1,139 calories, 50g fat, 96g protein and 72g carbohydrates.

Flexi-Joints for Dogs pack

Flexi Joints for Dogs

An advanced supplement containing glucosamine and chondroitin to help support your dog's joint health

  • Provides essential building blocks to help your dog maintain healthy working joints and stay active
  • Glucosamine HCl and Chondroitin, vitamins C and E
  • Tasty beef-flavoured tablets
Shop now

Like this article? Share it!

Kristina Johansen

About Kristina Johansen

Kristina Johansen is a qualified canine dietary consultant. She advises on general canine nutrition and home-prepared diets, working closely with a wide variety of vets. In 2013 she set up Elmo's Kitchen, a special canine dietary consultancy which provides nutritional advice to dog owners.