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Ready to Aid The Animals?

Dog Biscuit Bake Sale

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

At home / in your neighborhood

WHEN

Year round.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Help from mom, dad or another grown up is needed

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

By making and selling dog biscuits you can help raise money for the MSPCA which takes care of and finds homes for thousands of homeless and unwanted animals each year. You will also help spread awareness of the importance of helping to protect and aid animals, especially those without a proper home. And of course, you'll be providing dogs with a tasty treat!

DESCRIPTION

Selling homemade dog cookies is a yummy way to help the animals. After baking, package the cookies in bags with colorful ribbon and sell them to your neighbors or at a local dog park.


ITEMS NEEDED

1. A dog cookie recipe (see below)

2. Packaging materials (plastic bags, ribbon)


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Decide when and where to hold your bake sale and follow the instructions provided. If you have questions, please contact Shannon Noyer at bostonhumaneed@mspca.org.


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Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Find a healthy dog cookie recipe on the internet or at the library, or use the following recipe:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 6 tablespoons oil
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup peanut butter (optional)

Mix all ingredients into a bowl. Roll the dough flat until it is about 1/2 inch thick. Cut out shapes using your favorite cookie cutters. Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees.

2. After lettiing the cookies cool, package them up using plastic bags and colorful ribbon.

3. Sell them around your neighborhood to neighbors with dogs or visit a local dog park and ask people to support the MSPCA by buying the biscuits you have made.

4. Count up your earnings and give it to your mom or dad or other grown up who can take the cash and make the donation to MSPCA.

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