Homemade pumpkin frozen yogurt dog treats are a delightful and healthy treat for your furry friend, especially during warm weather.
They are relatively easy to make and can provide your dog with a tasty, cooling snack.
These are the perfect summer homemade dog treat recipe.
Ingredients for Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt Dog Treats
This recipe is super simple with only 2 ingredients a cute dog mold.
- ½ Cup Greek Yogurt
- ½ Cup Pumpkin
See recipe card for quantities.
Instructions for Frozen Yogurt Dog Treats
This is a simple homemade frozen dog treat that uses just 2 ingredients, and a few minutes to prepare.
Pumpkin and Greek Yogurt is all this recipe requires.
Add the ingredients into a bowl and stir to combine.
Press pumpkin and Greek yogurt mixture into a dog treat mold.
Freeze for 3 hours, pop the treats out of the mold and serve to your pup.
Hint: Remove the pumpkin yogurt dog treats from the mold and store in an airtight container in the freezer.
If you’re looking to make pumpkin yogurt dog treats, but want to substitute pumpkin with other ingredients, there are a few dog-friendly alternatives you can consider.
Keep in mind some dogs have allergies or sensitivities to certain foods, so always ensure that the substitutions you make are safe for your specific dog.
Here are some pumpkin substitutions:
- Sweet Potato – Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and dog friendly alternative to pumpkin. They provide vitamins, fiber, and a natural sweetness. You can use masked or pureed sweet potatoes in place of pumpkin in the recipe.
- Butternut Squash – Similar to sweet potatoes, butternut squash is a good source of vitamins and fiber. It can be cooked and masked or pureed to replace pumpkin in your dog treats.
- Carrots – Carrots are another dog friendly option. You can puree or finely grate carrots to use as a substitute. They provide vitamins and a pleasant crunch.
- Applesauce – Unsweetened applesauce can be a substitute for pumpkin and provides a natural sweetness. Be sure to use unsweetened, plain applesauce without added sugars or spices.
- Zucchini – Zucchini is a low calorie vegetable that you can puree and use as a pumpkin substitute. It’s mild in flavor and packed with nutrients.
- Cauliflower – Cauliflower can be steamed and pureed to replace pumpkin. It’s low in calories and provides dietary fiber.
While most of these substitutions can be made 1:1 for pumpkin. You may need to adjust he quantities to maintain the desired consistency of your dog treat mixture when using these substitutions.
Additionally, always introduce new ingredients gradually to your dog’s diet to monitor for any adverse reactions or allergies.
When making substitutions, it’s important to choose dog-safe options without added spices, seasonings, or ingredients that may be harmful to dogs.
Always prioritize your dog’s health and dietary needs when making homemade dog treats.
Proper storage is crucial to keep homemade frozen yogurt dog treats fresh and sae for your furry friend.
When you’re ready to give your dog a treat, take one or two out, let it sit for a couple of minutes than give it to your pup.
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These homemade pumpkin frozen yogurt dog treats are a great way to keep your dog cool during the hot weather and provide them with a tasty and healthy snack.
Just be mindful of your dog’s dietary restrictions and allergies when making homemade dog treats, and consult with your veterinarian if you have any concerns about specific ingredients.
Enjoy making these treats for your furry friend!
Recipe for Pumpkin Yogurt Dog Treats
3 hours 10 minutes
- ½ Cup Greek Yogurt
- ½ Cup Pumpkin (100% Pure Mashed Pumpkin)
- Add the ingredients to a medium bowl, and stir to combine well.
- Use a small spoon to add the mixture into silicone dog treat molds.
- Set the molds into the freezer, allowing to chill for 3 hours.
- Unmold the treats, and store in an air-tight container in the freezer.
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Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 4Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g
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