Summer is here, and that means lots of hot days and pantin’ pups! You’re probably looking for easy ways to help your pup cool off after a morning walk, but look no further. We’re here to share with you 7 frozen dog treat recipes (pupsicles, if you will) that are just as delicious as they are nutritious. All of these treats have a prep time of less than 10 minutes. You just make them, pop them in the freezer and wait for them to freeze: then they’re ready to serve to your pup. Make sure you get yourself a silicone dog treat mold off amazon to prep these pupsicles.
Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats
Have a peanut butter-loving dog? These frozen banana dog treats are perfect for your pup. They’re great for digestion because bananas are full of fiber, and adding the probiotic powder gives it that extra gut health boost. The combination of delicious peanut butter plus Native Pet’s Probiotic will have your dog drooling! Plus, you can set a batch aside without the probiotic added to enjoy some of these DIY treats too! When preparing these, make sure the peanut butter you are using is dog-safe and is xylitol-free, as xylitol is toxic to dogs.
Skin + Coat Frozen Strawberry Treats
If you’re looking to shine up your dog's fur this summer, try these skin and coat strawberry homemade frozen dog treats featuring Native Pet’s Omega Oil! Strawberries are a great fruit to share with your dog because they are a powerful antioxidant that supports the immune system and skin and coat. Your furry friend will eat these frozen treats up after a day of sunbathing in the yard.
Watermelon Beef Bites
Watermelon has extremely high water content, which makes these doggie popsicles the perfect summer treat! These watermelon pupsicles are great for keeping your dog hydrated after a hot walk or day spent sunbathing in the backyard. If you have a picky dog who doesn’t typically take a liking to watermelon, these treats are perfect for you. Adding in some of Native Pet’s Bone Broth adds a delicious flavor that is picky dog approved! For bonus points with your pup, add a blueberry to each treat.
Blueberry Yogurt Dog Bones
Blueberries are the ultimate superfood for dogs. They’re a powerful antioxidant, and on top of that most dogs love them! Put this fruit to good use with these frozen yogurt dog treats boosted with Native Pet’s Probiotic. Who doesn’t love some delicious summer fro-yo?
Mango Avocado Ice Cream
Instead of sharing regular ice cream with your pup this summer, make them this dog-friendly alternative that is full of health benefits! Mango is great for dogs because it supports their digestive and immune health. Adding our bone broth gives it a flavor boost, and adds even more health benefits like joint and mobility support. Your fur baby is sure to love this doggie ice cream recipe made with all-natural ingredients like avocado!
Orange + Pumpkin Hydrating Treats
With the hydration from the orange and the digestive support from the pumpkin powder- this frozen dog treat is perfect for a hot summer day! It’s super easy to prepare, and only requires two ingredients, then just add water!
Bone Broth Pupsicles
These extraordinary pupsicles are full of essential nutrients for your pup. Made with Native Pet’s Organic Chicken Bone Broth, they make a great summertime treat. They’re so healthy, these treats are also great to add to your dog’s food at meal time for that extra nutrition boost. They only require four ingredients, and if you wanted to you could mix it up by adding different fruits and veggies like carrots. Hope your pup enjoys these chicken broth summer treats!
For more homemade dog treat recipes, visit the Native Pet blog.