How to Make Chicken Jerky for Dogs

By Debra Durkee

Every dog likes treats, but even a Milk Bone must taste dry after a while. There's a very easy way to make a tasty, homemade treat for your dog that you just know will be a hit with any canine that's a fan of chicken. And, best of all, you know exactly what's in it and where it came from.

You don't even need a dehydrator!

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Clean the chicken breasts, then carefully slice them into long, thin strips. The thinner the strips are, the better.

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Place the strips on a greased or non-stick cookie sheet.

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Bake the strips for around three hours at 180 degrees. The result will be the same as if it were done in a dehydrator, and there's no need to go out and purchase one. The low temperature will dry the chicken slowly, and you'll have a chewy result that your canine friend will love.

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Let the strips cool, out of your dog's reach! They can be stored in plastic bags or in airtight containers, and can also be frozen for future use.