Johannesburg SPCA

Tasty Treats For Our Furry Friends

If you would like to spoil your furry or feline friend during lockdown, why not try making them a tasty treat? Below is some biscuits for dogs as well as delicious fish balls for cats!

Peanut Butter Biscuits For Dogs


  • 1 & ½ cups water
  • ½ cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 Tb spoons peanut butter
  • 2 t spoons vanilla essence
  • 1 & ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 & ½ cups white flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup rolled oats


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix water, oil, peanut butter and vanilla essence with a wire whisk.
  3. Add all the flours, cornmeal and oats. Combine with a mixer.
  4. Take one-third of the dough and place on a floured surface.
  5. Flour the top and bottom of the dough.
  6. Gently knead the dough adding more flour as necessary to form a pliable dough.
  7. Roll out to ½ inch thickness and cut shapes using a cookie cutter.
  8. Repeat until all dough has been used.
  9. Place the shapes on an ungreased baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes.
  11. Turn off the oven but leave the biscuits in the cooling over to crisp.

Fish Balls For Cats


  • 170g can of tuna in oil, drained
  • 60g cooked skinless boneless fish
  • 3 mini carrots, cooked and mashed
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 Tb spoons shredded cheese
  • 2 Tb spoons rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • ½ teaspoon dried catnip


  1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius and grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Mix all the ingredients together and roll into small balls.
  3. Place the balls approximately one inch apart and bake them for 15 minutes or until they are firm and lightly browned.
  4. Allow the fish balls to cool completely before storing them in an airtight container.

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