Summer Treats for Dogs

June 2, 2022

Dog licking lips for a treat

We know keeping your dog happy, healthy, and cool is a huge part of Texas summers! We have put together a list of some of our favorite summertime treats for your (and our!) pups to beat the Houston heat. For more details and instructions for each treat, check out each recipe’s main page which we’ve linked for you.

Strawberry Puppy Treats

By: The Produce Mom’s

Strawberry Puppy Treats

Ingredients:

  • 2 pints of strawberries, cleaned & tops cut off
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek nonfat yogurt

Supplies:

  • Blender
  • Freezer silicone molds

Frozen Banana Blueberry Pupsicles

By: My Brown Newfies

frozen puppy treats

Ingredients:

  • 1 Large banana
  • 1/2 cups washed and dried blueberries
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (no xylitol) The type of peanut butter you use is up to you. If you’re feeling up to it, you can make your own homemade peanut butter for dogs. 

Supplies:

  • Measuring cup
  • Large bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Freezer silicone molds

Watermelon Cucumber Treats

By: Peace Love and Frenchie Farts

Frenchie Summer Snacks

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup of peeled cucumber, sliced lengthwise, seeds scraped out. (This was about one large cucumber)

Supplies:

  • Food processor/Blender
  • Silicone treat molds. You can use an ice cube tray if you don’t have silicone molds on hand, but just make sure the treats are an appropriate size for your pup!

Frozen Peanut Butter and Jelly

By: HGTV

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/3 cup natural, unsweetened peanut butter (Make sure your PB doesn’t contain sugar substitute called xylitol, which is toxic to dogs)

Supplies:

  • Ice cube molds
  • Blender

Sweet Potato and Carrot Dog Treats

By: Tiny Terrier

Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 1 splash chicken stock or water
  • 12 small chunks cooked chicken, turkey or other meat

Supplies:

  • Pan
  • Blender or Chopper
  • Ice Cube molds

No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls

By: Pretty Fluffy

DIY no-bake puppy treat

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 Cup Plain Organic Yogurt
  • 1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter
  • 3 Cups Rolled Oats

Supplies:

  • Whisk
  • Tray
  • Baking paper

We’d love to see your pups enjoying these delicious treats! Be sure to tag the original creators and then tag us on Instagram at @beyondthedoghouston.

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