DIY Summer Treats for Dogs and Cats

DIY Summer Treats for Dogs and Cats

As the warm summer months roll in, it's essential to keep our furry friends cool and hydrated. What better way to treat them than with homemade, refreshing recipes? At Prana Pets, we understand the importance of natural and holistic care for your pets. In this blog post, we'll share some easy DIY recipes that are perfect for both dogs and cats. These recipes are not only delicious but also use ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. Let's dive in and create some delightful summer treats for our four-legged companions!

Frozen Watermelon Dog Treats


  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (avoid artificial sweeteners)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional, for added sweetness)


  1. Puree the watermelon cubes in a blender until smooth.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix the plain yogurt and honey (if desired).

  3. Pour the watermelon puree into ice cube trays, filling each section halfway.

  4. Spoon the yogurt mixture on top of the watermelon puree, filling the remaining space in each cube.

  5. Insert a small treat stick or popsicle stick into each cube.

  6. Place the ice cube trays in the freezer and let them freeze completely.

  7. Once frozen, remove the treats from the ice cube trays and serve to your pup on a hot day. Look out for tail wags!

Tuna and Veggie Frozen Delight for Cats


  • 1 can of tuna in water (drained)
  • 1/4 cup peas (cooked and cooled)
  • 1/4 cup carrots (cooked and cooled)


  1. In a bowl, mash the drained tuna with a fork until it forms a paste.

  2. Add the cooked and cooled peas and carrots to the tuna paste.

  3. Mix all the ingredients until well combined.

  4. Shape small portions of the mixture into bite-sized balls or use a silicone mold.

  5. Place the balls or molds in the freezer and let them freeze for a few hours.

  6. Serve the frozen treats to your cat and watch them enjoy a nice, cold summer treat!

Fruit Salad Medley for Dogs and Cats


  • 1 cup mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup diced cucumber


  1. Combine the mixed berries, banana slices, and diced cucumber in a bowl.
  2. Gently toss the ingredients together until well mixed.
  3. Serve a small portion of the fruit salad to your dog or cat as a tasty and healthy treat.
  4. You can also refrigerate the remaining fruit salad for up to 2 days.

As pet owners, we strive to provide our furry friends with the best care possible. These easy and refreshing DIY recipes offer a great way to keep your pets cool and satisfied during the summer months. Don't forget you can also add their favorite natural supplements like CBD Oil or Immunity Blend to these treats for an extra dose of goodness!

Remember to always use pet-friendly ingredients and consider any dietary restrictions or allergies your pets may have. Prana Pets is committed to promoting the well-being of pets through natural and holistic approaches, and we hope these recipes help you create special moments with your beloved dogs and cats. Enjoy the summer together!