Golden Koi Cookies

Golden Koi Cookies

These non-gluten treats are great for dogs with gluten allergies.  Remember, the drier the cookie is, the less fishy it will smell.



-         1 (3.5oz) can sardines packed in tomato sauce

-         1 large egg

-         ¼ cup water

-         1 teaspoon ground tumeric

-         2 ½ cups garbanzo flour, plus more for rolling out

-         ¼ cup canola oil


Preheat the oven to 325°F.  Lightly dust the baking sheet with garbanzo flour.  Using a fork, blend the sardines, egg, water, and tumeric in a medium bowl until the sardines are reduced to a fine texture.  Stir the garbanzo flour and oil into the sardine mixture with a wooden spoon until the mixture comes together.  Knead briefly to gather the dough into a ball and transfer directly to the baking sheet.  Flatten the ball and shape into a square.  Dust the top of the dough with additional garbanzo flour and roll into a 10 inch square.  Then cut into 1 inch squares.  Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until lightly browned and dry.  Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet before breaking them apart at the cut lines.


Recipe taken from Modern Dog magazine

If you have any questions or concerns about whether or not a specific food item is safe for your pet contact your veterinarian.  You can also check on  If your dog has any specific dietary restrictions, be sure to contact their general care provider before trying any of these recipes.


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