Keeping Your Pets Cool: DIY Frozen Treat Recipes
Summer is here, and we are feeling the heat! But it's not just humans who need to stay cool during the warm months. Our four-legged friends can feel the heat too, and it's important to make sure they don't get overheated. Luckily, some easy, DIY frozen dog treat recipes can help keep your pets cool and happy. Keep reading for some delicious and healthy recipes that your pets will love!
Peanut Butter Banana Bites
These frozen treats are easy and yummy. Simply mix ripe banana and natural peanut butter, then portion into ice cube trays or silicone moulds. Freeze for several hours, and voila! A tasty and healthy treat that's perfect for hot days. We would recommend using a dog peanut butter that is safe for pets.
Frozen Chicken Broth Cubes
For a savoury treat, try making frozen chicken broth cubes. Simply simmer chicken broth until it's reduced by half, then let it cool. Portion into ice cube trays or silicone moulds, and freeze. Your dog will love chewing on these flavorful frozen cubes.
Watermelon Dog Treats
Can dogs eat watermelon? Yes, your dog can enjoy watermelon too! Simply blend up watermelon and pour it into ice cube trays or silicone moulds. Freeze until solid, and then these refreshing treats are ready for your pup.
Frozen Yogurt Bites
This recipe is perfect for dogs who love dairy. Simply mix plain, unsweetened yoghurt with mashed fruit (like blueberries or strawberries), and portion into ice cube trays or silicone moulds. Freeze, and then serve up a yummy frozen snack.
Carrot Apple Pup Pops
These frozen treats are packed with vitamins and nutrients. Blend apple, carrot, and water until smooth, and then pour into ice cube trays or silicone moulds. Freeze until solid, and then pop these treats out for your pups to enjoy.
Keeping your pets cool in the summer is important, and making these DIY frozen treats is an easy and fun way to do just that. They are a super easy way to fight dog dehydration! Not only are these homemade dog treats refreshing, but they're also a great way to bond with your furry friends. So next time the temperature rises, whip up one of these healthy dog treats for your pets, and watch them cool down and smile!
Proper nutrition is paramount for your pet's health. Whilst frozen dog treats are fun, remember they're just that - treats. Your pet's main diet should be nutritionally rich and vet-approved. As well as a proper diet, always have accessible water for your pet. On walks in the summer, carry a dog water bottle to help keep your pet hydrated. With our very own pet plan, Vital Pets Club, you can access quality pet food at discounted rates, ensuring your pet gets the nutrients they need without breaking the bank.
Some other benefits of joining Vital Pets Club include:
Save money with free consults, dental assessment, insurance processing and discounts in the pet shop
Spread the cost of payments evenly throughout the year
Early diagnosis and treatment
Improve the longevity and quality of your dog’s life
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