After some hot fun in the sun, your dog deserves a treat! Here are some fun DIY summer treats to make your pup!
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1/3 cup of peanut butter
1/2 large banana (mashed)
10 small bone-shaped dog treats (optional)
Combine all ingredients. Spoon into ice cube tray or small paper cups. Smooth tops. If desired, push dog treats into yogurt like Popsicle sticks. Freeze for at least two hours. Remove from tray or peel away paper cups.
1 cup of torn kale
1 cup of bagged frozen spinach (fresh is fine, too)
1 frozen banana
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 1/4 cups water
1-2 tablespoons of honey (optional)
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, adding a bit more water if necessary. Can be served in liquid form for maximum slurp or frozen into molds, then defrosted as a treat.
Handful of Kibble/Dog Food
Small Banana (Smashed)
Scoop of Sugar-Free Peanut Butter
Combine ingredients. Place a bone shape (or any shape) cookie cutter on a plate. Fill the cookie cutter with the mixture. Freeze for 6 hours. Remove cookie cutter and serve!
Baking mold or ice cub trays
Unsweetened frozen blueberries
Unsweetened frozen strawberries
Peanut Butter (Sugar Free - ensure that there is no xylitol, as it is toxic to dogs)
For full recipe instructions, click here
5) Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats
Teaspoon of Honey
Combine all ingredients. Spoon mixture into ice trays or dog themed silicone molds. Freeze mixture for a couple hours, then serve.
6) Frozen Apple Dog Treat
Slice Two Applies (No seeds, no core)
Plain Greek Yogurt
Chop up the apples and toss them in a blender. Add a cup of plain yogurt with the water. Blend, pour the mixture in an ice tray, and freeze.
7) Peanut Butter & Jam Freezies
Blend strawberries with a splash of water, pour into ice tray, freeze, then spread with peanut butter
8) Blueberry Banana Frozen Treats
Blend all ingredients in blender. Using muffin tins, pour the mixture in the muffin tins and freeze. Use a knife of pop them out once done.