5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Your Dog

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Your Dog

Valentine's Day isn’t only for humans! Who better to be your Valentine than your sweet dog?

For anyone that needs convincing:

  • Dogs are always excited to see you
  • Dogs shower you with affection
  • Dogs know how you’re feeling without ever having to say a word
  • Dogs make you smile and laugh

Here are 5 fun things you can do together this Valentine’s Day:

 

  1. Make Treats

Every dog parent knows one of the best ways to your pup's heart is giving them treats! We’ve created Valentine’s Day inspired treats for all skill levels in the kitchen and with ingredients that are easy to source!

 home made berry dog muffin recipe

Heart Shaped Berry Muffins with Whipped Cream and Frozen Berries

 

  1. Take the frozen blueberry and blackberry mixture and put them in a microwave safe container and microwave until thawed.
  2. Smash thawed berries with a fork.
  3. Add Greek yogurt, flour, and baking powder to a mixing bowl.
  4. Add two scoops of Fera Pet Organics Bladder Support Supplement.
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. Take 3 tablespoons of the liquid from the smashed berries and add it to the muffin dough.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Spoon muffin mixture into a heart shaped silicone baking mold.
  9. Bake at 325 F for 20 minutes.
  10. Freeze the remaining smashed berries in a smaller sized heart shaped silicone mold.
  11. Allow the berry muffins to cool.
  12. Once they are cooled, top the muffins with sugar free whipped cream. *Do not use Cool Whip*
  13. Take the frozen berries from the freezer and remove them from  the silicone mold and top your muffins before serving.

 steak dinner for your dog for valentines day

Steak and Mushroom Hearts

 

  1. Buy a medium sized steak from the grocery store.
  2. Using a sharp carving knife cut your steak into a heart shape.
  3. Use the ends cut off to shape a second steak heart.
  4. Put your dog’s correct dosage of Fera Pet Organics Mushroom Support Supplement on top of each steak and massage it into one side.
  5. Serve the raw steak to your dog as a special Valentine's Day dinner!

 

  1. Make a craft

Making something together can be a sweet way to spend your valentines. We have instructions for two easy to make DIY paw print crafts to make with your dog this Valentine’s Day!

 paw print crafts to make with your dog

Paw Print Flowers

Materials

  • Paper or Canvas
  • Non-toxic Paint in – Green, yellow, and your choice of color for the flowers
  • Paint Brush
  • Bowl of warm soapy water
  • Towel to dry your dog
  • Towel or newspaper to paint on

Instructions

  1. Use a towel or newspaper to paint on, while having paint and a paintbrush ready to go.
  2.     Lay your dog conformably over the painting area.
  3.     Using your nontoxic paint color you picked for your flowers and paintbrush, paint one of your dogs’ paws, the one you think will be the easiest. You want to apply a generous coat of paint but avoid applying a thick layer.
  4.     Press your dog’s paw onto your canvas or paper.
  5.     Set the canvas or paper aside and immediately wash your dog’s paw and dry it with a towel. Don’t forget to give them treats for their help!
  6.     Allow your canvas or paper to dry for a few hours or until the paint dries to the touch.
  7.     With the green paint go back and add stems and maybe so leaves to your paw print flowers.
  8. Use the yellow paint to create the flower centers.

Now you have an adorable Valentine’s Day or spring keepsake of your precious dog. Don’t forget to sign and date your artwork!

 paw print heart craft to make with your dog

Paw Print Heart

Materials

  • Paper or Canvas
  • Non-toxic Paint in red or pink
  • Paint Brush
  • Bowl of warm soapy water
  • Towel
  • Towel or newspaper to paint on

Instructions

  1. Use a towel or newspaper to paint on, while having paint and a paintbrush ready to go.
  2.     Lay your dog conformably over the painting area.
  3.     Using your nontoxic red or pink paint and paintbrush, paint one of your dogs’ paws, the one you think will be the easiest. You want to apply a generous coat of paint but avoid applying a thick layer.
  4.     Press your dog’s paw onto your canvas or paper on a slight angle.
  5. Paint the same paw again with more of your paint.
  6. Press your dog’s paw again but at the opposite angle as last time creating a heart shape.
  7.     Set the canvas or paper aside and immediately wash your dog’s paw and dry it with a towel. Don’t forget to give them treats for their help!
  8.     Allow your canvas or paper to dry for a few hours or until the paint dries to the touch.
  9.     With the same paint you used for your paws go back and paint a heart around your paw prints.
  10.                   Now you have an adorable Valentine’s Day heart of your sweet fur baby. Don’t forget to sign and date your artwork!

 

  1. Do a photoshoot

Doing a Valentine’s Day themed photoshoot can be a fun way to celebrate the holiday together! There is a lot of inspiration on apps like Instagram and Pinterest, we have scrolled and found our favorites to share with you!

Heart Shaped Lights

valentines dog photoshoot

Flower in your Dog’s Mouth

valentines photoshoot with your dog

Flower Petals

valentines dog photoshoot

Headbands

valentines dog photoshoot 

  1. Donate to your local rescue

There is no better time than a holiday dedicated to spreading love to donate to your local shelter or rescue! Rescue centers spend all year giving love and affection to animals in need.

 

  1. Play your dogs favorite game

One of the best parts of being a dog parent is finding fun games you can play together. What better way to spend the holiday than playing a game you both love or trying something new! From the staples like tug of war and fetch to more creative games like planning scavenger hunts there is no shortage of ways to have fun playing with your dog. If you and your dog are up for the challenge, consider trying an agility course!

 

             

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