At this time of year, it’s nice to give your dog a cool treat to help them weather the summer heat. Cold treats are a great way to feed your pup with quality nutrition while keeping them cool at the same time. My dogs love these quick and easy fruit parfait dog treats, and so do I!
As I mentioned in my video guide above, I usually add a variety of fruits and vegetables to these treats. There are many types of fruits and vegetables that are healthy for dogs, including:
…and many more. When you add these to your fruit (and vegetable) parfait dog treats, you’re giving your pooch the food he needs in a convenient snack form.
Fruit parfait dog treats recipe
These are some of the easiest dog treats you will ever get. Remember, this recipe can be made to meet your pet’s unique nutritional needs. Talk to your veterinarian about your dog’s nutritional needs and what ingredients or supplements you could add to this parfait recipe to help your canine companion.
Recipe: fruit parfait dog snack
If you are concerned that the diet you are feeding your dog is not providing him with the adequate nutrition he needs, adding an attachment is a great way to add extra nutrients to his diet. This recipe would make a tasty snack on a hot day and can also be added over dry dry food to improve your pup’s diet.
- Preparation time: 5 minutes
- Total time: 5 minutes
- Yield: Above 2 cups 1x
- Category: Chilled treats
- Method: refrigerator
- Kitchen: Dog treats
- 1/2 cup Natural yogurt
- 1/2 cup Blueberries
- 1/2 cup Butternut squash
- 1/2 cup Apple sauce
This is probably the easiest homemade dog snack you will ever make. All you have to do is put all of the ingredients in a small mixing bowl and stir until completely mixed.
If your dog doesn’t eat whole pieces of fruit or vegetables, you can puree the recipe in a blender or food processor before serving. You can serve this fruit parfait to your dog immediately after preparation.
- Serving size: 1/8 cup
- Calories: 13th
- Sugar: 1.9 g
- Sodium: 6 mg
- Fat: 0.1 g
- Carbohydrates: 2.6 g
- Fiber: 0.3 g
- Protein: 0.5 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
Remember, the nutrition facts above were calculated based on your using blueberries and butternut squash. When substituting various ingredients, you will need to use an online recipe calculator for accurate nutritional information.
How to save: Store leftover parfait in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 5-7 days. Remember, this snack does not contain the preservatives that store-bought products have. It won’t be that long. If you want, you can freeze the parfait in an airtight container for up to 3 months.