Frozen Flaxseed Puppy Treats

Oct 22, 2020 | Pets, Treat Recipes

It’s “Friday Treats Friday” and I have a delicious and easy Frozen Flaxseed Puppy Treat for your pup!  All it takes is 3 simple ingredients; organic flaxseed, canned pumpkin, and unsweetened applesauce, your favorite mold (In this case, I used my doggie paw and bone mold), and a spoon!  Giving flaxseed to your pup is beneficial to them in so many ways.  It not only aides in digestion but increases the shine and helps to eliminate dryness in their coats.
As always, these treats are lab tested and approved!  Just be careful in giving your dog a large amount of flaxseed for the first time as it may upset their stomach and cause diarrhea.
frozen Flaxseed treats

How much flax should I feed my dog?
Due to the fiber in the hulls of flax seeds, your dog may experience diarrhea if she eats too much at once. If your dog is new to flax, start with a small amount (especially important for tiny dogs) and build up the amount slowly to give your dog’s system time to get used to the fiber. For a small dog, 1/8 teaspoon is a good place to start. For a medium or large dog, try 1 1/2 teaspoons.

Looking for more homemade recipes using pumpkin?  Check out my previous blog post (HERE) on Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treats and The Benefits of Giving Your Dog Pumpkin (HERE).  

Organic flaxseed meal whole ground
Unsweetened applesauce
Canned pumpkin
Fill your mold with a layer of flaxseed
Add a layer of applesauce
Add a layer of pumpkin
(Add pumpkin and applesauce separately or layer on top of each other depending on the size of your mold)
Freeze for 2 hours
For more information, check out these resources on the benefits of giving your pup flaxseed:

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