Thursday, May 26, 2011

Cool Treats indeed.......

Fun Stuff....Coool Stuff!

Summer Dog Treats #1: Chicken Meat Pops

This is a summer dog treat that any canine will go crazy for. It's also very simple to prepare. To make this summer dog treat, simply combine low-sodium chicken broth, cooked hamburger meat, and brown rice. Then pour the mixture into popsicle molds or an ice cube tray depending on the size of your dog. This is a treat that should be enjoyed outside, because it will make a mess. You could place these summer dog treats in a zip top bag and take these to the park for your dog to enjoy on a hot summer day.

Summer Dog Treats #2: Ice Cream Sandwiches

Does your dog drool as you sit there and enjoy an ice cream sandwich, then why not make them one of their own? To prepare this summer dog treat, you can either choose homemade ingredient or store bought. If you choose to use homemade ingredients, you can find recipes online for dog biscuits and ice cream that is safe for dogs. If you choose to use store bought ingredients, you will simply need to buy large or small dog biscuits (depending on your pet's size) and Frosty Paws, which is found in the ice cream section. Simply spread the ice cream on the dog biscuits and freeze until solid. If you wanted to make them even fancier, you could dip the edges in a smaller dog treat or kibble. This is a fun summer dog treat because it gives your dog a lot of different flavors and textures to enjoy.

Summer Dog Treats #3: Chicken Cubes

This summer dog treat couldn't be any easier to prepare. Simply pour low-sodium chicken stock into an ice cube tray and freeze. The is the perfect summer dog treat because it's easy to make, but it's something you can feel good about giving your pet, because you know what's in it.

Summer Dog Treats #4: Fruit Cubes

Another easy summer dog treat is fruit cubes. Many people don't realize it, but dogs love fruit. The next time you tell your dog no, because you think they won't like fruit, give them a piece and see how it goes. Once you have determined what their favorite fruits are, puree the fruit, pour it into ice cube trays, and freeze. These are summer dog treat that you and your pet can both enjoy. If your dog loves bananas, simply slice bananas into manageable pieces and freeze.

Summer Dog Treats #5: Ice Cream Sundaes

As mentioned above, you can find recipes online for homemade ice cream that is safe for dogs or you can purchase Frosty Paws at your grocery store. Either way, you can create a fun summer dog treat using dog-safe ice cream. Simply place the ice cream in their dish and top with low-sodium gravy. If you prefer, Iams actually makes gravy for dogs that would work well with this summer dog treat. You could even crush up some kibble and sprinkle it on top of the sundae.

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