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Koa's Born Day

Bronsen and I had chosen our dog's birthday to be on Halloween because he was born sometime last year in October (we got him from the shelter last June). Anyways I was looking for the nearest dog bakeries that sold dog birthday cakes. All the dog bakeries were on the other side of town (I didn't want to drive far!) or they didn't have cakes. Instead I went online to look for recipes. One easy recipe I found that Koa and everyone in my house could eat was a Canine Carob and Carrot Cake from Dogs.lovetoknow.com. The word carob struck me, I never heard of it before. I was wondering if it had to do with carbon haha. Carob can be used as a substitute for chocolate in baking! Since dogs can't eat chocolate (its toxic to them), I figured Koa would enjoy the next best thing, carob.


Cream Cheese Frosting on top, and raspberry yogurt on the bottom



He was a bit scared of the flames on the candles!


He loved it!

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