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DIY: Five Frozen Dog Treats to Make this Summer

A woman feeding her dog a treat while the dog is wearing an OllyDog collar and leash

As the days heat up and the adventures grow longer, we think your pup will need something to keep them cool and refreshed! Here's our list of tried-and-true recipes our furry friends can't get enough of.

Romee’s Pup Ice Cream

Who doesn't love ice cream? After a long day playing frisbee at the park with the Flyer Disc, this treat is always a hit!

What you'll need:

  • 5 oz of Greek Yogurt
  • One ripe banana
  • ¼ cup dog-friendly peanut butter
  • Ice cube tray

 How to make it:

  1.  First, mash up your banana
  2.  Next, add the dog-friendly peanut butter and mix, mix, mix!
  3.  Finally, add the Greek Yogurt to the mixture and stir until combined
  4.  Spoon the mixture into an ice cube tray
  5.  Wait for about 2 hours or until frozen- time to give your pup a taste test!

Sophie's Puppy Popsicles

Because pups deserve popsicles too! This treat is an Instagram-worthy one, and it's equally as delicious.

 What you'll need:

  • 1 cup of dog-friendly peanut butter
  • 1 cup of Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of Honey
  • Your puppy’s favorite chew sticks
  • 1 banana
  • Dixie Cups or small baking cups
  • Blender

 How to make it:

  1.  Put together peanut butter, greek yogurt, honey, and banana in a blender.
  2.  Blend until consistent and mixed.
  3.  Spoon the mixture into small cups of your choice, about ¾ full.
  4.  Time to add the final touch, place a bone or chew stick halfway out of the top for a treat that looks as good as it tastes.
  5.  Put in the freezer for approximately four hours.
  6.  Let your pup nibble away at this delicious frozen treat!

Taos' PB & J Treat Cups

If your dog loves peanut butter- this one is for them!

What you'll need:

  • ¼ cup dog-friendly peanut butter
  • ¼ cup of strawberries (frozen or fresh, whichever you prefer)
  • 1 and ¾ cup of plain yogurt
  • Cupcake pan

For the bottom layer:

  1.  First, mix the peanut butter and ¾ cup of the yogurt into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2.  Spoon mixture into small cupcake pans, filling it about halfway up.
  3.  Put in the freezer and wait until set- about 30 min. (This could be your cue to take your pup on that walk you've promised them!)

For the top layer: 

  1.  Add the strawberries and remaining cup of yogurt to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2.  Next, pull out the cupcake pan from the freezer, and pour the strawberry mixture on top of the peanut butter until complete.
  3.  Put the tray back into the freezer and let freezer overnight or about 8 hours.
  4.  Get ready to serve up! Remove the tray from the freezer and pop out the cups with a butter knife. Now it's time for a treat!

Riley's Frozen Watermelon Cooler

Keep your furry friend hydrated after a long day hitting the trail with this refreshing cooler.

What you'll need:

  • Half of one watermelon with the seeds removed
  • Water
  • Blender

How to make it:

  1.  Start by cutting your watermelon into small squares for the blender, be sure to take out the seeds as you’re doing this!
  2.  Place your watermelon in the blender along with one cup of water
  3.  Blend until smooth, then pour the mixture into an ice cube tray
  4.  Wait for about 4 hours or until frozen.
  5.  Once frozen it’s time to give your dog a treat!

Daisy's Blueberry Yogurt Breakfast Treat

A weekend favorite, this treat will put your pup in an extra good mood to start the weekend off on the right paw!

What you'll need:

  • ¾ cup blueberries
  • ¾ cup Greek Yogurt
  • ½ banana- ripe
  • Blender

How to make it:

  1.  Start by adding all of your ingredients to a blender and mix.
  2.  Pour into an ice cube tray and put in the freezer.
  3.  Pull out of the freezer, and time for your pup to taste test!

With these treats, your pup is sure to wag their tail. Make sure to tag us in all of your treat making fun this summer!


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