When it gets hot so does your Chihuahua. You may not realize it, but your dog does feel the heat. When you reach for some ice cream, you should have some frozen treats in the freezer for your dog.
That way you can cool them down quickly and help keep them comfortable and healthy. These frozen treats should be dog-friendly and made from the food they can eat.
Just keep reading to find out how to make some for your pet.
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Frozen Yogurt Ice Cube Dog Treats
- 4 cups plain yogurt
- 1/2 cup of creamy peanut butter
- 2 Tbsp. Of honey
- 1 ripe banana and mash it
- Put the peanut butter in your microwave for 30 seconds. This will melt it down.
- Place all of the ingredients in a blender and mix till smooth. The texture you want is for the mixture to pour out smoothly and evenly.
- When ready, pour the mixture into the different ice cube receptacles or popsicle molds.
- After that is done., place the iced cube trays in the freezer and let them freeze.
- When frozen, cut the yogurt ice cube pieces out of the tray and give some to your pet. You may not want to feed them a lot in case they do not like them, etc.
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Frozen Berry Yogurt Dog Treats
- 1/2 cup Blueberries
- 1/2 cup Strawberries
- 1/2 cup Raspberries
- 1/2 cup Watermelon (or other fruit items your dog loves)
- Cut the fruit into smaller pieces.
- Then mix the fruit together in a bowl.
- Add the yogurt to the berries and mix well.
- Pour the mixture into the tiny molds and put them into the freezer. Don’t forget to smooth the top[ of the individual treats so the tray is clean.
- When frozen, take out a few at a time and feed them to your pet.
Be careful as some ingredients in yogurt are not healthy for dogs. Xylitol is a sweetener in yogurt that is not good for dogs to eat. Lactose may present some problems in some dog breeds as well.
These treats should last up to 4 months in your freezer. That should make it through those hot summer days with ease. But with only 50 of them at a time, you may want to make more.
Does your dog love crunchy treats? Make them some of these Homemade Crunchy Dog Treats.
Homemade Frozen Dog Treats
- Plain yogurt
- Small dog treats
- Silicone mold (shape and size is up to you)
- Spoon the yogurt into the molds.
- Add a couple of treats or freeze-dried meat to the yogurt. You can push them down if you like.
- Put them in the freezer and let them stay there until morning.
- Remove from the mold and feed some to your pet. Then put the rest in a safe freezer container and store them in your freezer until they are gone
Some Final Words
These dog treats are a great way to help your pet endure the heat. Just a few of these each day should cool them down enough. Each recipe makes enough for several weeks depending on how many you serve your dog at one time.
Just be careful to use dog-safe ingredients all the time. These treats may help your pet live a bit longer than normal. It is hard to say but your dog will enjoy their life better when fed these great cooling snacks.
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