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Sweet and Easy Pup Pops: Keeping It Canine Cool

If you’re on the search for healthy treats your furry friends will love, then these are doggone perfect on a hot day. And they’re so easy to make at home. Try one recipe or all three, and let them choose their favorite. We promise they’ll repay you with sloppy doggy kisses. #WorthIt.  

Peanut Butter Berry Delight Pup Pops

Ingredients

  • Popsicle molds or ice trays
  • Medium-sized mixing bowl
  • 2 cups water
  • ⅓ cup of canine-safe peanut butter (should not contain dangerous additives or sweeteners, like xylitol)
  • 3 cups plain yogurt
  • ⅓ cup frozen blueberries
  • Medium crunchy dog bone treats for “popsicle sticks”  

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and pour evenly into molds, ice trays or cups.
  2. Let molds partially set in the freezer and then insert your “popsicle sticks.” Put them back in the freezer and freeze for at least 6 hours or until solid.
  3. Let your pup enjoy!

Fruity-Tutti Pup Pops

Ingredients

  • Popsicle molds or ice trays
  • Medium-sized mixing bowl
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup of your pup’s favorite fresh or frozen fruit, chopped
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Medium crunchy dog bone treats for “popsicle sticks”

Directions

  1. Mix water, fruit and honey in a bowl. Don’t forget to remove any pits or seeds from the fruit! Pour evenly into popsicle molds, ice trays or cups.
  2. Let molds partially set in the freezer and then insert your “popsicle sticks.” Put them back in the freezer and freeze for at least 6 hours or until solid.
  3. Let your pup give one a lick.

Beggin’ for Bacon Pup Pops

Ingredients

  • Popsicle molds or ice trays
  • Medium-sized mixing bowl
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • ⅓ cup cinnamon applesauce
  • A couple handfuls of bacon or your pup’s favorite bacon-strip treat, torn into bits
  • Medium crunchy dog bone treats for “popsicle sticks”

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and pour evenly into popsicle molds, ice trays or cups.
  2. Let molds partially set in the freezer and then insert your “popsicle sticks.” Put them back in the freezer and freeze for at least 6 hours or until solid.
  3. Give one to your pooches. They’ll be begging for more!

Store these paw-sitively delicious pupsicles in our freezers and refrigerators to help your pup beat the summer heat!

If you’re looking for a delicious and refreshing human treat, check out our ice cream cone cupcakes and watermelon fruit basket.

*Always consult your veterinarian before feeding your pets homemade treats, especially if they have food sensitivities or special diet restrictions.