Here are the best vegetarian treats for dogs during the summer season to ensure they stay happy, healthy, and refreshed.
Summer season can be tough for your furry friends and the merciless heat can leave them dehydrated. It’s normal for dogs to be excessively thirsty in summer season but gulping loads of water too quickly can put them at risk of vomiting, bloating, fluid in the lungs or water intoxication. It is best to balance the water intake with consumption of hydrating foods. Fruits and vegetables watermelons, cucumber, carrots etc are high on water content and keep your pet’s body cool. You must also keep your pet in a cool area at home as they can get easily dehydrated.
1. Frozen watermelon bites
Watermelon is a fantastic summer fruit that can also benefit our canine companions. Cut seedless watermelon into small, bite-sized pieces and freeze them. These frozen watermelon bites serve as a tasty and hydrating treat, packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Remember to remove the seeds and rind before serving.
2. Peanut butter and banana popsicles
Peanut butter and bananas make a delightful combination that dogs absolutely love. Mash ripe bananas and mix them with natural, unsalted pet safe peanut butter. Pour the mixture into popsicle moulds or ice cube trays and freeze them. These chilly popsicles are not only delicious but also provide dogs with potassium, healthy fats, and protein. They are a perfect treat to beat the summer heat.