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It’s getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes…What a stupid suggestion. I’m a dog. I’m not even wearing any clothes. And if I was? I’d be all Donald Duck up in here, rocking out in a shirt with no pants on. That’s how I roll baby. Nope, as a dog, we can’t rely on changing into a cooler outfit to help us beat the heat. We’ve got one outfit and it’s always super hot fur, so when the mercury is rising, at Casa de Kolchak we make pupsicles.
There are lots of recipes out there for Frozen Dog Treats.You’ll find recipes made with chicken stock and recipes made with yogurt & peanut butter a plenty, but you have to be careful because most store bought stocks aren’t dog friendly and it seems some dogs just don’t care for the yogurt treats. Besides, it BBQ season. For some reason when the weather turns nice, the humans start itching to get in touch with their inner cave man and roast food over fire. Mama says that grilling is great because it’s so simple. Not fatty sauces, no melty cheese all over – just fresh food, grilled as it is – naturally delicious. The most Mama ever adds is a drizzle of EVOO and some herbs. Not only is this healthy and tasty for the humans, it’s healthy and tasty for us dogs too.
BBQ leftovers make fantastic pupsicles.
- Chicken Breast, marinated with EVOO, parsley, sage and thyme (You could also use plain chicken breast or breast marinated in dog-safe, onion-free flavours)
- Grilled Potato
- Grilled Green Beans (sometimes, when we’re good, these have turkey bacon with them)