Smoothies make homemade dog treats that are refreshing and nutritious!
You can make the same kinds of dairy smoothies for both humans and dogs, so you don’t need to feel left out!
This dog/human smoothie was made from plain yogurt and green items such as cilantro and avocado
We like to err on the side of making homemade dog treats that are healthy. For us that means:
To make homemade dog treats like smoothies is quite simple:
Take a basic liquid or semi-liquid ingredient; then add more solid items with natural flavorings as well as ice cubes. Finally, blend these ingredients into a thick, cold drink.
If you don’t have a blender, mash solid items with a potato masher or spoon or grate them finely. Then beat them together with the liquid ingredients and chill the concoction till it's as cold as you like.
TIP: Pour excess smoothie blends into ice cube trays - that way you'll make homemade dog treats that last for a while. These frozen smoothie bits are also a delightful surprise for your dog on hot days.
These suggestions include the following dairy products:
MILK, YOGURT, COTTAGE CHEESE and SOUR CREAM
1/4 C dairy product for each dog
1/2 C dairy product for each human
4-6 Ice cubes (optional)
Blend each 1/4 C of the above with one of the following:
Amounts above are guidelines only. Adjust smoothie to individual tastes.