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5 Frozen Dog Treat Ideas & Recipes

April 26, 2023 | Woof Team

As the temperature rises and the sun shines brightly, we all need some cooling refreshments to beat the heat, and so do our canine companions. Pamper your furry friends with these five innovative, delectable, and nutrition-packed frozen dog treat ideas and recipes. These homemade treats not only help to keep your dogs cool but also provide essential nutrients for their overall well-being. Let's take a look at our favorite frozen dog treats!

1. The Pupsicle & Pupsicle Pops

If you are looking for a quick and long lasting treat for your dog then you can't go wrong with our Pupsicle dog toy and refillable pupsicle pops that will keep your dog entertained for up to an hour. The Pupsicle toy allows you to hide a frozen treat within the toy which provides you with a nutrient-dense frozen treat for your dog that isn't messy and is safer than other toys such as bones.

The Pupsicle refillable pops come in multiple different flavors such as chicken, beef, and peanut butter that will provide your pup with nutrients but keep them entertained for a long time!

They're extra long lasting, conveniently pre-made (for less kitchen mess), shelf stable and don't need refrigeration (perfect for adventures). They are made in Denver, CO USA from natural ingredients, and most importantly dogs love 'em!

Shop The Pupsicle Dog Toy as well as our Pupsicle Pops that your dog will love!

2. Peanut Butter and Banana Pupsicles

Peanut butter and bananas are a match made in heaven for dogs, and these popsicles provide the perfect blend of both flavors. These treats are high in potassium, fiber, and healthy fats.


  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened peanut butter (xylitol-free)
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt


  1. In a blender, combine the bananas, peanut butter, and Greek yogurt.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays or into a frozen dog treat mold.
  4. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until solid.
  5. Remove from molds and serve to your pup on a hot day!

3. Coconut Blueberry Bites

These antioxidant-rich bites are both tasty and beneficial for your dog's health. Coconut oil aids digestion and promotes a shiny coat, while blueberries provide a burst of flavor and a dose of vitamins.


  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil


  1. In a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil over low heat.
  2. Stir in the blueberries until evenly distributed.
  3. Pour the mixture into silicone molds or an ice cube tray.
  4. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until solid.
  5. Pop out the treats and serve to your furry friend!

4. Watermelon Slushies

This hydrating and refreshing slushie is a fantastic way to keep your dog cool and content during the hot summer months. Watermelon is low in calories and high in water content, making it a healthy and revitalizing treat.


  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup coconut water


  1. In a blender, combine the watermelon and coconut water.
  2. Blend until smooth and slushy.
  3. Pour the mixture into a shallow container or ice cube trays.
  4. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  5. Scoop out the slush and serve in a bowl to your canine companion.

5. Green Machine Ice Cubes

These nutrient-dense cubes offer a delightful way to sneak some greens into your dog's diet. Packed with vitamins and minerals, these treats will keep your pup healthy and cool.


  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 cup water


  1. In a blender, combine the spinach, cucumber, parsley, and water.
  2. Blend until smooth and well-combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds.
  4. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until solid.
  5. Serve the green cubes as a refreshing and healthy snack for your dog.

6. Frozen Sweet Potato Treats

These vibrant, frozen treats are not only visually appealing but also packed with nutrients. Sweet potatoes are a great source of dietary fiber and vitamins, while plain Greek yogurt provides protein and probiotics.


  • 1 large sweet potato, cooked and mashed
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. In a blender, combine the cooked and mashed sweet potato with the water until smooth.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the sweet potato puree with the Greek yogurt until well combined.
  3. Spoon the mixture into a piping bag or a plastic bag with a corner snipped off.
  4. Pipe the mixture into swirls or desired shapes onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until solid.
  6. Carefully peel the sweet potato swirls from the parchment paper and serve as a delightful frozen treat for your pup.

Final Thoughts On Feeding Your Dog Frozen Treats

Preparing homemade frozen dog treats is a fun and rewarding way to keep your furry friend cool and satisfied during the warm summer months. Our Pupsicle Dog Toy with Premade Pupsicle Pops will help to keep your dog entertained and help to provide them with beneficial nutrients!

By making these treats yourself, you can ensure that they are made with high-quality, nutritious ingredients that will benefit your dog's health. Try out these five innovative and tasty frozen treat ideas and recipes, and watch your canine companion enjoy these refreshing snacks on a hot day!

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