Easy “Pupsicle” Treats for Your Dog


With temperatures rising into the 90s–and beyond–this summer, make sure your dog stays cool and hydrated with some yummy frozen pupsicle treats. Here are a few super-easy recipes you can whip up in a breeze for your best friend. Why should humans have all the fun?

Peanut Butter Banana Pupsicles

Combine 5 oz. plain yogurt, ½ banana, and 2 tbs. peanut butter in a blender. Puree until smooth and pour into an ice cube tray. Insert a pretzel stick in the center of each and freeze 1-2 hours.


Superfood Pupsicles

Combine 1 mashed banana, 1 container plain lowfat yogurt, fresh blueberries, and 2 tbs. peanut butter. Place in ice cube trays and freeze for 3 hours.


Frozen Meatball Pupsicles

Combine 2 cups minced cooked chicken, ¾ cup plain lowfat yogurt, 1 mashed cooked carrot, a sprinkle of finely chopped parsley, and 3 tbs. olive oil. Put in ice cube tray or drop onto lined baking sheet and freeze.

Fruity Pupsicles

Combine 15 chunks of watermelon, 1 banana, and 1 tsp. honey in a blender. Mix until smooth and pour into ice cube trays. Freeze for 2 hours.