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Dog Treats

Here are some recipes for treats you can give your pup!

Freezer Pops for Fido

Help your dog cool down this summer with this easy homemade frozen dog treat recipe.

Prep time = 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 1.5 lbs. of apple slices (make sure there are no seeds)
  • 32 oz low sodium chicken broth

Directions:

  1. Chop apples into small pieces or bigger pieces if you have a larger dog. Portion them evenly into small containers or ice cube trays. Fill each container or the ice cube tray with chicken broth and
  2. Freeze for 4 hours.
  3. Ta Da! Freezer pops for Fido.
  4. As with any frozen treat, please supervise your dog while they are playing with or eating frozen treats.

Banana Pumpkin Popsicles

Keep Fido cool during the heat wave. Try making these delicious Banana Pumpkin Pupsicles for your dog.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 banana

Directions:

  1. In a blender, add banana and puree until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, add yogurt, pumpkin puree, mashed banana and honey. Stir until well combined.
  3. Spoon mixture into ice cube trays. Once each mould is full, wrap in plastic wrap or place in a Ziploc bag to avoid a mess.
  4. Place in and let freeze completely, overnight.
  5. As with any frozen treats, please supervise your dog while they are playing with or eating the treats.

Frozen Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Dog Treats

Tails will be a wagging when you pop these out of the freezer for a cool and refreshing treat. They are perfect in the summer, but the doggies can enjoy them all year round. They are good and good for them, so if you have about 10 minutes to spare today, whip up a batch of these frozen delights and surprise your pup. They are the pawfect treat!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of sliced strawberries or a 16-ounce bag of frozen strawberries
  • 1½ cups plain greek low-fat yogurt
  • 1 sliced banana (if you have two, use them both. Banana’s add creaminess)
  • ¼ cup of skim milk
  • 3 tablespoons of honey

Instructions:

  1. Place all the ingredients in your blender.
  2. Turn on the blender to a medium speed.
  3. Blend for approximately 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into the moulds of your choice or use ice cube trays.
  5. Freeze for 4 hours or more.
  6. Pop out of the moulds.
  7. Ready to ENJOY!
  8. To store: Use Zip Lock bags for a tight seal or use some Tupperware, Rubber Maid or any tight sealing container. Sealed and stored properly these will keep in the freezer for 2 months, but they will never last that long because your pups will have them gone in no time.

Please note: You can replace the strawberries with watermelon, blueberries, mango or pumpkin. NEVER USE GRAPES. You can even add some peanut butter.

Written by Diane, Practice Manager

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