While many dogs are well-behaved (and talented), the dogs in the video below, created by the musical group OK GO, take dog training to new choreographic heights. Take a look: http://youtu.be/nHlJODYBLKs
I'm not sure I could ever get my two pooches (pictured below with a friend) to act like the ones in this video, but they will do almost anything for a healthy (and not so healthy) treat:
Healthy Dog Treats (adapted from his post)
Makes 12 dog biscuits
What You Need:
1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup oats 3/4 cup cornmeal 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup peanut, almond or cashew butter 2 organic eggs 1/4 cup minced mint 1/4 cup minced parsley cookie cutters (large or small) cookie sheet
What To do:
1. In bowl, whisk dry ingredients. 2. In separate bowl, beat butter with peanut butter; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. 3. Stir in flour mixture, mint and parsley to make soft dough. 4. Divide in half; wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. 5. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2-inch thickness. 6. Using cookie cutter, cut out shapes. 7. Arrange cookie sheet. 8. Bake at 325°F until golden and firm, 35 to 40 minutes. 9. Transfer to rack; let cool.