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Easy Doggy Smoothies For Your Small Breed Dog

Updated: Feb 22



Fruit smoothies for dogs


Wholesome Refreshment For Your Small Breed Dog


Our dedicated Mary Puppins Dog Nannies have been hard at work, crafting delightful smoothies for your cherished dogs at our luxury dog home boarding.


We've curated some of their most adored dog food recipes for you to replicate and enjoy in the comfort of your home.


Very Berry Gravy


Introducing the pawfect berry-infused smoothie – a splendid way to incorporate two of your dog's daily nutritional requirements. This treat can be savored fresh or frozen! Ingredients: - Low-fat gravy - Mango - Strawberries

Salmon Delight


Unveil an explosion of flavor with our adventurous Salmon Delight smoothie. It's best relished when chilled! Ingredients: - Bananas - Strawberries - Salmon oil

Doggy Detox

Our Doggy Detox remains a cherished favourite among our luxury dog home boarding guests, providing the energy needed for an afternoon brimming with happiness. Ingredients: - Camomile tea - Basil - Ginger - Spinach

Sardines Sizzle

Combining creamy yogurt with sizzling goodness, our Sardines Sizzle smoothie is a woof-worthy choice for your dog's breakfast, lunch, or dinner.


It's especially delightful when enjoyed cold or frozen! Ingredients: - Sardines in fresh water - Banana - Drizzle of honey - Natural kefir / goat's milk yogurt

Blueberry Splat

Our barkworthy Blueberry Splat smoothie rejuvenates your small breed dog, preparing them for an exciting holiday with Mary Puppins. This treat can be savoured fresh or frozen. Ingredients: - Blueberries - Sprats - Coconut oil - Natural goat's milk yogurt

FAQs


Can dogs have smoothies? 


Yes, dogs can have smoothies. Like people, they can benefit from some fruits. Still, it's crucial to maintain things proportionately and consider your dog's diet's overall balance.



What are some easy dog smoothie recipes? 


Here are a few simple dog smoothie recipes:


Green Smoothie: Blend a small handful of spinach leaves, broccoli, 8 blueberries, ice, and almond milk.


Mango Smoothie: Blend 4 chunks of frozen mango, 6 raspberries, ice, water, and Greek plain yoghurt.


Strawberry Banana Smoothie: Mix well. One apple (sliced into chunks with the core removed), a half banana, a handful of sliced strawberries (stalks removed), almond milk, one tablespoon dog-friendly peanut butter, one tablespoon coconut oil, and your dog's preferred chow.


Banana Smoothie: Blend 1 large ripe banana, 200 ml unsweetened milk, and 1 tsp unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter.



Are smoothies good for dogs?


Yes, smoothies can be good for dogs.


Due to their high quantity of vital nutrients and ease of digestion, smoothie ingredients—as long as they are dog-friendly—may be a great addition to a dog's diet.



What fruits can be used in dog smoothies? 


Fruits in dog smoothies include bananas, apples, blueberries, strawberries, and mangoes.


But remember that not all fruits are suitable for dogs, so read the label before adding a new fruit to your dog's smoothie.



How to make a hydrating smoothie for your dog? 


You can use fruits like apples and bananas or vegetables like peas and carrots to make a hydrating smoothie for your dog.


If you're using apples, remove the core and seeds before blending. You may also use plain, unsweetened yoghurt for a more decadent canine treat.


Blend the ingredients with enough water to make a soup consistency and serve it in your pet's bowl.



How to make a dog smoothie? 


Making a dog smoothie involves blending dog-friendly ingredients. For example, you can blend 1 large ripe banana, 200 ml unsweetened milk, and 1 tsp unsweetened peanut butter for a banana smoothie.


For a green smoothie, blend a small handful of spinach leaves, broccoli, 8 blueberries, ice, and almond milk.


Please be aware that before adding new foods to your dog's diet, it's a good idea to speak with your veterinarian about any possible food allergies and any unique dietary requirements they may have.



Disclaimer: This article is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for veterinary advice. For specific veterinary dog health advice, contact a veterinary pet healthcare provider.


At Mary Puppins Luxury Dog Home Boarding, we firmly believe that dogs are family. Situated in picturesque Cheshire, we specialise in catering to small breed dogs and toy dog breeds, offering an exclusive boutique animal hotel experience.


Our 5-Star services, overseen by our dedicated Dog Nannies, ensure that your furry family members enjoy a pampered VIP Doggy Holiday.


With an emphasis on small breed dogs, our establishment serves as a home away from home, making each stay a true VIP experience.


Allow Mary Puppins Luxury Dog Home Boarding to be your choice for unparalleled care and love for your cherished pups.


BOOK NOW via our website. We have limited places and get booked up super fast. Give your little dog the five-star VIP holiday they deserve, while you enjoy yours.


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Kate Phillips, Chief Editor

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Kate is the UK's very own Mary Puppins, a professional Dog Nanny and expert in small breed dogs. With over 30 years' experience and successfully helping high profile celebrity pet parents raise their furry families, Kate shares her top tips with you. Kate guides readers on small breed dogs, dog health, dog training, dog nutrition, dog food, dog walks, dog accessories, dog enrichment, rescue dogs, dog behaviour, dog grooming and the best products for dog mums and dog dads to create the ultimate luxury lifestyle for their small dogs.


 


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