Easy and cooling summer treat recipes for dogs!

As the summer heat rolls in, keeping your dog cool and hydrated becomes a top priority. What better way to beat the heat than with some delicious and refreshing summer treats? Here are five fantastic recipes for cold dog treats (from people who actually know dogs), curated from some of the best pet blogs. These treats are easy to make and sure to be a hit with your furry friend.

1. Frozen Peanut Butter and Banana

Recipe By: Cooking with Janica


  • 32 oz Plain Yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons Peanut Butter (make sure it does not contain xylitol)
  • 1Large Banana
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)


  1. Put all ingredients into a food processor or blender. Blend until creamy.
  2. Fill a silicone mold or an ice cube tray.
  3. Freeze for at least 2 hours.
  4. Pop out of molds and serve to your furry best friend. Keep leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer.

A perfect treat for a purrrrfect pup :) 

2. Blueberry Yogurt Dog Treats

Recipe Source: By Team Shaya Pets


  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup plain yogurt


  1. Blend the blueberries and yogurt together until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds.
  3. Freeze for several hours until solid.
  4. Pop out the treats and let your dog enjoy a refreshing snack.

Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, making these Blueberry Yogurt Dog Treats a healthy and tasty option.

3. Watermelon Yogurt Frozen Cubes

Recipe Source: Baking Mischiefs


  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, pureed
  • 15 tablespoons plain yogurt


  1. Puree watermelon chunks until smooth. Add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to each space in your mold or ice cube tray. Fill the rest of the way with watermelon puree. Freeze until solid, about 4 hours.
  2. Remove treats from mold* and store in an air-tight container in the freezer.

Watermelon is hydrating and low in calories, while yogurt is great for their tummies and a source of protein (if you use Greek yogurt). 

4. Peanut Butter and Chicken Frozen Treats

Recipe Source: Damn Delicious 


  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 


  1. In a small bowl, combine peanut butter and parsley; set aside.
  2.  Divide chicken broth evenly into a silicone ice cube tray, filling the tray halfway full. Place into freezer and freeze until set, about 1 hour.
  3.  Spoon peanut butter mixture into the tray, filling the tray full. Place into freezer and freeze until hard, at least 4 hours.

5. Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats

Recipe Source: Irresistible Pets


  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup plain yogurt


  1. Mix the pumpkin puree and yogurt together until well combined.
  2. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds.
  3. Freeze for several hours or until solid.
  4. Serve these frozen delights to keep your dog cool.

Pumpkin is great for digestion, making these Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats both delicious and beneficial for your dog’s tummy.


These five cold summer treat recipes are perfect for keeping your dog cool and happy during the hot months. Each recipe is easy to make and uses wholesome ingredients that are safe and healthy for your pet. Be sure to check out the linked blogs for more fantastic pet recipes and tips. Enjoy making these treats and watching your furry friend savor every bite!

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