How to Make Homemade CBD Pet Treats

Updated: Jan 5

We have two four-legged family members, a senior dog, Rizzo, and a teenage Cat with one nut named Lance. Unfortunately, they have some health issues we were struggling to manage. Rizzo is a 13-year-old lady that’s riddled with anxiety and her back occasionally gives her issues which prevents her from being able to jump up on furniture or walking on stairs. Lance has a lot of allergies that cause him to constantly itch.

CBD oil for pets can do wonders for their body and mind and we’ve seen first hand with both of our fur babies when they get their daily dose of CBD. But, we didn’t want to risk sticking a glass dropper in their mouth (Rizzo thinks everything is food) and there have been some experiences with store-bought CBD treats just don’t do the trick. So I decided to try making our own CBD treats. I specifically looked for treats that didn’t require baking so I didn’t have to worry about accidentally burning off the CBD, which shouldn’t be heated above 180 degrees.

I ended up loving both the treats I made! Here is how I dosed them, the recipes and instructions so you can make them too.

How to Dose Your Treat

Dosing the treat is the most critical and intimidating part of the process. There isn’t one set standard for how much CBD to add to the recipe. Making them yourself allows you to dose it exactly for your pet. Krystilions CBD Pet Tincture comes with a dropper that has dosage lines on it for easy measuring.

If you have an established CBD routine with your pet the simplest way to decide how much to add would be to make 1 treat equal to 1 dose. Both recipes make 50 treats so you want to multiply their normal daily dose by 50.

For example:

If you give your pet .25mL of 250mg per day

.25mL x 50 servings = 12.5mL per batch

If you’re thinking, that sounds all fine and dandy but I don’t have an established routine, yet. No worries, I made you a handy chart that you can reference with a recommended starting dosage. Based on the level of discomfort or reason for trying CBD you may choose to go with the low or medium dose. Both are safe and good starting points.

Pets, like humans, can build an immunity to CBD and the dosages may need to be increased over time. The highest dosage you would want to safely give your pet is 5mg per 10lbs of body weight per day.

CBD Dog Treat Recipe

For our dog, I used a quick and easy recipe by Show Me the Yummy for peanut butter bacon balls with our 500mg CBD Pet Tincture. It was super quick and easy. The longest part was cooking the bacon.

Homemade CBD Peanut Butter and Bacon Dog Treats

Makes 50 Treats


  • ½ cup pumpkin puree

  • ½ cup applesauce

  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup plain yogurt

  • 1 strip bacon (cooked and crumbled)

  • 2 ½ cups old fashioned oats

  • CBD Pet Tincture (refer to the chart for recommended amount) - I used 6mg for Rizzo who is 13lbs


  1. In a large bowl, stir together pumpkin puree, applesauce, peanut butter, yogurt, and CBD Oil until well combined.

  2. Fold in bacon and oats.

  3. Use a cookie scoop to form 50 uniform treats.

  4. Store in fridge or freeze


Refrigerate for 4-5 Days

Freeze for up to 4 months let thaw in the fridge before giving to your pup

CBD Cat Treat Recipe

For the CBD cat treats, I used a recipe by Purrform for No-Bake Tuna Treats and so far they have been a huge hit. I had a 250mg Pet Tincture bottle open so I used that for these cat treats.

No-Bake CBD Cat Tuna Treats

Makes 50 treats


  • ½ cup of tuna (or fish of choice)

  • ½ cup of oats

  • CBD Oil (if it’s not binding add a little of olive oil the mixture)

  • ¼ cup of peas or vegetable of choice


  1. Mix together tuna, oats, and CBD oil until well blended.

  2. Fold in vegetables.

  3. Use a teaspoon to form 50 uniform treats.

  4. Place on a cookie sheet.

  5. Place in freezer for a couple of hours or overnight

  6. Once frozen move into a freezer-safe bag and out back in the freezer for up to 4 months.

Do you have a no-bake pet treat recipe your four-legged family member can’t get enough of? Share it in the comments we would love to share it with our followers.

About the Author:

Amanda Young is one of the founders of Krystilion. She’s a creative visionary in her work and personal life.

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