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Easy Dog Birthday Cake Recipe For Your Small Breed Dog

Updated: Feb 22

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A Tail-Wagging Birthday Cake: Indulge Your Pooch with This Recipe

Whether you're commemorating your furry family member's birthday or simply seeking a delightful treat, we present a scrumptious recipe to pamper your pooch!


- 1 Egg - 65g Dog-friendly peanut butter - 60ml Olive oil - 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract - 135g Grated carrot - 129g Wholemeal flour - 1 Teaspoon bicarbonate soda

Step 1

To begin to make your dog's best ever birthday cake, preheat your oven to 180°C and lightly grease a baking tin with a touch of olive oil. In a sizable bowl, combine the egg, dog-friendly peanut butter, olive oil, and vanilla extract. Blend thoroughly. Add in the grated carrot and blend once more. Sift the wholemeal flour and bicarbonate soda into the mixture, then gently fold it all together.

Step 2

Bake the mixture for 40 minutes in the preheated oven. Let the cake cool in the tin for 10-15 minutes. Transfer your dog's birthday cake onto a cooling rack and allow it to reach room temperature before serving.

Step 3

Time to get creative with your dog's birthday decorating! Enhance the appeal of the cake by adding a small quantity of dog-friendly fruits like blueberries and apples, alongside their usual dog food kibble. Embrace your imagination and savour the process of crafting this delightful treat for your cherished small breed dog.


How to make a dogs birthday cake? How to make birthday cake for dogs? How to make a birthday cake for dogs? How to make a birthday cake for small breed dogs? 

You can make a birthday cake for dogs using dog-friendly ingredients like pumpkin puree, peanut butter, and oats. Even better, you can form them into interesting forms with cookie cutters.

What ingredients are safe to use in a birthday cake for small breed dogs? 

Safe ingredients for a dog’s birthday cake include whole wheat flour, baking soda, vegetable or coconut oil, xylitol-free peanut butter, plain applesauce, pumpkin puree, and shredded carrots.

Can I use whole wheat flour in a birthday cake for my small breed dog? 

Yes, you can make your small breed dog a birthday cake using whole wheat flour.

Are there any vet-approved birthday cake recipes for small breed dogs? 

Yes, there are vet-approved birthday cake recipes for small breed dogs. These recipes use dog-friendly ingredients and are designed to be safe and enjoyable for dogs.

Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for veterinary advice. For specific veterinary dog health advice, contact a veterinary pet healthcare provider.

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Kate is the UK's very own Mary Puppins, a professional Dog Nanny and expert in small breed dogs. With over 30 years' experience and successfully helping high profile celebrity pet parents raise their furry families, Kate shares her top tips with you. Kate guides readers on small breed dogs, dog health, dog training, dog nutrition, dog food, dog walks, dog accessories, dog enrichment, rescue dogs, dog behaviour, dog grooming and the best products for dog mums and dog dads to create the ultimate luxury lifestyle for their small dogs.



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