Cucumber Pup Pop Frozen Dog Treats
The following recipe makes it super easy to make homemade treats for your dogs. You can use the same method to make them for a cat or for a dog of any size.
There's no need to look any further if you want a quick and easy, edible and healthy frozen dog treats. It's easy to make these healthy dog treats and your pet will love them. You can also give them to puppies who are teething or animals with arthritis.
A great way to make use of cucumbers if you have an abundance is to make dog treats!
Besides being an excellent vegetable for humans, cucumbers are also great for dogs.
We like these frozen yogurt cucumber dog treats as an alternative to conventional pet treats.
🥒 Are Cucumbers Good for Dogs?
The low-calorie, crunchy, and safe properties of cucumbers make them popular with dogs.
Half a cup of cucumber slices has only 8 calories, compared to 40 calories in a medium Milk Bone biscuit, and is very low in sodium and fat.
Health Benefits of Cucumbers For Dogs?
Cucumbers are low in calories, so they make excellent snacks for people and dogs. They are low in sodium and fat.
Even though they are a healthy dog food choice, they should still be taken in moderation. Even too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing. It can cause gastrointestinal upset if given too often or in too high of an amount.
You should never give your dog pickles or relish, even though they are made from cucumbers. Spices and sodium present in these items are not good for your dog.
Are Frozen Dog Treats Good for Dogs?
During the summer, you can give your dogs frozen treats to keep them cool and calm.
Note - frozen dairy treats, such as ice cream, frozen yogurt, and frozen desserts, can cause gas, diarrhea, and flatulence in some dogs.
What Brand of Yogurt is Good for Dogs?
Unless your dog is lactose intolerant, plain Greek yogurt is safer and better for him than any other type.
It contains more probiotics (live cultures of bacteria), which are good for your dog's gut.
How much Yogurt can I Feed my Dog?
Approximately one or two teaspoons of yogurt a day are sufficient for your dog.
Can Dog's Have Yogurt Every day?
Plain Greek yogurt is generally safe for dogs to eat every day in small amounts.
If mixed into their regular food or served separately, one spoonful serves small dogs, two spoonfuls serves medium dogs, and three spoonfuls serves large dogs.
Is Yogurt Good for Dogs with Allergies?
Plain, Sugar-Free Yogurt for Dogs
Dogs who suffer from skin irritations, hives, or allergies can benefit from this remedy.
Both small and large dogs will benefit from a teaspoon of yogurt once a week.
If yogurt is mixed with food, it aids digestion, but dogs prefer it on its own in dog treats.
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How to Make Cucumber Pop Pop Frozen Dog Treats
- Makes - depends on size of mold. I got about 18 dog treats.
- Time - 5 minutes + 3 hours in the freezer.
- Skill Level - Easy
🥣 Ingredients Used
- Cucumber - a medium-sized cucumber works great.
- Plain Yogurt - I like plain Greek yogurt.
- Honey - honey is great for dogs and they tend to love it.
📖 Easy Directions
(Full recipe in card below)
Step 1: Gather all your ingredients together and add them into a blender. I like to cut the cucumber in half to make blending easier.
Step 2: Blend until fully mixed and the cucumber is fully chopped so that it appears to be a liquid consistency.
Step 3: Lay molds on top of a cookie sheet, then pour the mixture into the molds.
Step 4: Place molds in the freezer while on a cookie sheet. Freeze for 3 hours or more until fully frozen. Then pop out of molds and store in an air-tight container until ready to use.
💭 Other Frozen Dog Treats
👩🏻🍳 Printable Cucumber Pop Pop Frozen Dog Treats
Cool and Refreshing Frozen Cucumber Dog Treats.
- 1 Medium-sized Cucumber
- 1 Cup Plain Yogurt
- ⅛ cup Honey
Step 1: Add all ingredients to the blender.
Step 2: Blend until fully mixed and the cucumber is fully chopped.
Step 3: Lay molds on a cookie sheet then pour mixture into the molds.
Step 4: Place molds in the freezer. Freeze for 3 hours or more until fully frozen. Then pop out of molds and store in an air-tight container until ready to use.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 16Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g
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