Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

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Written by Hilary Wilkie

Hilary is a qualified canine nutritionist, who is passionate about educating dog parents on optimal ways to feed their dogs so they can thrive.

15 February 2022

Servings

Approx 12

Ready In:

5 minutes + freezing time

Good For:

Treats

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About this Recipe 

Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

Watermelon, the fruit of summer. As a child I spent my summers with sticky hands and face from all the watermelon I ate. It was such a great treat to enjoy on a hot summer day. Little did I know then, that I should have shared the occasional bit with my dogs. To make up for “neglecting” my childhood dogs I created these frozen watermelong dog treats. They are a simple treat to share with your dog on a hot summer day.

Any summer fruit will work well in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • Watermelon
  • Plain yogurt or kefir

Notes

Tools

  • Ice cube moulds
  • Stick Blender

Use only plain flavoured yogurt as kefir, as flavoured yogurt often will have added sugar.

If your dog is sensitive to yeast or has seasonal allergies use yogurt instead of kefir.

Step by Step Instructions

Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats

Step 1

Cut and deseed watermelon.

Step 2

Place watermelon cubes into a tall cup or high-sided bowl.

Step 3

Use a stick blender to puree the watermelon.

Step 4

Add a small spoonful of yogurt or kefir into the bottom of each mould.

Step 5

Pour watermelon juice on top of each mould.

Step 6

Place in freezer to freeze overnight.

Step 7

Remove from moulds and store in airtight container in the freezer.

Ready to give your dog a summer treat? Let us know how you go with making our frozen watermelon treats. Or, if you use another summer fruit share it with us on social media. We love to see what other dog parents get up to do with their creations.

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