Pupsicle Dog Treat Recipes

By Valdette Muller| August 31, 2017 | Blog

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As the weather gets hot…. and sweaty, what we really want is something icy to cool us down.

As the season starts to heat up, we all look forward to some icy treats, like ice cream or popsicles! Our dogs get hot too, why not let them join in on some of the excitement of digging into these summer treats? Here are 3 great “Pupsicle” dog treats that you can make right at home and are bound to get your pooch’s tail wagging!

These treats are not only super-easy to make, but hold nutritional value as well.

Chicken Broth Dog Pupsicles

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups Unsalted Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup of Cooked Sweet Potato (mashed up until smooth)
  • 1/3 cup of Finely chopped carrots

Method:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together in a pot and mix well
  2. Pour the mixture into ice-cube trays
  3. Make sure to freeze the liquid until it solidifies completely
  4. Once all of the treats have properly solidified, serve them in cubes to your pooch.

Pumpkin and Banana PupsiclesChicken broth treat

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of Cooked Pumpkin (mashed up until smooth)
  • 3 ripe bananas (mashed up until smooth)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons of coconut oil

Method:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together and mix well
  2. Spoon the mixture into an ice-cube tray
  3. Make sure to freeze the liquid until it solidifies completely
  4. Once all of the treats have properly solidified, serve them in cubes to your pooch

Apple and Yogurt Pupsicles

Peanut butter treat

You will need a blender for this one.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Plain Unsweetened Yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of Brewer’s yeast (optional, but adds nutritional value)
  • 3 tablespoons Peanut Butter
  • 1 Apple (chop into rough pieces)

Method:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together into the blender and blend until smooth
  2. Spoon the mixture into an ice-cube tray
  3. Add little dog biscuits to the top of each helping, so as to create the appearance of popsicle sticks
  4. Make sure to freeze the tray of treats until they have solidified completely
  5. Once all of the treats have properly solidified, serve them in cubes to your pooch

Enjoy making your “pupsicles” and gulping down on some summer treats along with your best friends!

Sources: http://irresistiblepets.net/2012/09/diy-chicken-broth-dog-treats/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahloewentheil/frozen-treats-for-dogs?utm_term=.dhdoQwrnl#.xfY0WkMB4

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