DIY Dog Treat Jar

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Pamper your dog by making this cute DIY Dog Treat Jar. It is easy to make and perfect for holding your furry friend’s favorite treats in their own special Dog Treat Cookie Jar!

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My dog Ziggy is a bundle of energy! He loves to run and play – and eat of course.

Ziggy running in the yard

We adopted him from a shelter 2 years ago, and he is one of the most important members of the family now. While Ziggy is good natured and lovable, I have to admit he is not the smartest dog in the world. We are still working on training him, and the one thing he really responds to is treats. Since we want to keep him healthy and happy, we are careful to make sure he gets healthy, natural treats when we work on training him, like Purina Beyond White Meat Chicken Cutlets Natural Dog Snacks.

Right now we are working on teaching Ziggy to come when called and not to jump.  He gets distracted when he is outside, because there is so much to see and smell.  Apples are currently a big distraction for him, and he is constantly running over to our apple trees to find apples that have fallen off and hit the ground.

Ziggy loves apples

Luckily he likes treats more than he likes the apples! I made this Dog Treat Jar for Ziggy, perfect for storing healthy dog snacks in a special container. The jar was easy to make, and came out looking cute!

How to make a Dog Treat Jar



I decided to go with a black and white theme, so the first thing I did was paint the jar white. I squirted some white acrylic paint inside the jar, and swirled it around to cover the whole jar. paint treat jar

After the jar was coated I turned it upside down and let the paint drip down and dry overnight. You have to be careful not to use too much paint, or it will be dripping dry for days! Dripping the paint leads to a nice even coverage over the interior of the jar.

Adhesive Vinyl on the Dog Treat Container

Then I found a design to cut out in adhesive vinyl on my Silhouette Cameo to stick onto the glass. I decided I liked a LOVE design with paw print for the O – because after all we love Ziggy!

Dog Treat Canister

I also printed a bunch of smaller black paw prints on the Silhouette to stick on the other sides of the jar. I tried to scatter them around randomly on the sides of the jar.

Dog Cookie Jar - Dog Treat Container

Adhesive vinyl makes it easy to decorate glass, and it is much less messy than painting a design on the glass container. I also traced around the lid on white adhesive vinyl, and stuck that to the lid along with a few of the smaller paw prints. Now it sits on my counter and is a Dog Cookie Jar! Ziggy knows where it is and gets excited every time I go near it, because he knows it has his special treats.

Dog Treat Jar - this container is the perfect jar for your furry friend's cookies

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3 thoughts on “DIY Dog Treat Jar”

  1. I really love this idea because I have a Cricut that I can use to make the paw prints. I need one of these now for my little dog’s Purina Beyond treats! #client

  2. Thank you for sharing your idea.
    Is it food safe for the edible treats to be in a container that is painted on the inside? The paint could chip off onto the treats; and they would smell and taste like paint.


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