Just 2 ingredients make this watermelon dog ice cream for a refreshing summer treat. An easy recipe to make and a great snack to store in the freezer for your dog.
CAN DOGS EAT WATERMELON?
Watermelon is a great fruit for dogs, especially in summer. However, you must remove the seeds and rind as these are not suitable for dogs.
There are health benefits of watermelon too as it's low in calories, high in vitamins A and C as well as a great source of antioxidants.
All you need to make this frozen watermelon dog treats is:
- Watermelon - seeds and rind removed
- Natural yogurt - Greek or coconut yogurt can be used too. Always check the sugar content.
Remember to go slowly when introducing new foods. And we recommend checking with your veterinarian first if your dog has any digestive issues or other health concerns.
HOW TO MAKE WATERMELON DOG ICE CREAM
All you need to make this iced dog treat recipe is watermelon and natural yogurt. The watermelon should be fresh not canned.
We mixed the ingredients in a blender but you could mash them with a fork too. The blender is quicker.
For a dairy free option swap the natural yogurt with coconut milk. Coconut yogurt could be used but check the ingredients for any hidden sugars.
Freeze the ice cream mixture into small ice cube trays for a bite sized frozen dog treat.
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Watermelon Dog Ice Cream
- 2 cups watermelon chopped into chunks, seeds removed
- ¼ cup natural yogurt
- Add the ingredients and blend until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a freezer safe bowl and cover. Freeze for at least 4 hours.
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator.