Smoothie Recipes for Dogs, a Great Way to Support Your Dog's Immune System, Heart, Eyes, Muscles and Joints and More

Smoothies for dogs, recipes, health benefits
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In this article:
  1. Smoothie Health Benefits
  2. Species Appropriate Ingredients
  3. Serving Options and Serving Size
  4. Berry Smoothie Recipe
  5. Banana Smoothie Recipe
  6. Fresh Greens and Veggie Smoothie Recipe for Dogs
  7. Bone Broth Green Smoothie for Dogs

1.0 Smoothie Health Benefits

A partial list
 
Support your Dog's Immune System, Heart, Eyes, Muscles and Joints and More
These smoothies are packed with immune system supporting:
  1. Antioxidants
  2. Prebiotics 
  3. Prebiotics
Digestive Tract Health
Leafy greens and fruit help prevent: 
  1. Anal gland issues
  2. Colon cancer
  3. Constipation
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Intestinal parasites
  6. Toxic build-up
Provide Hydration and Balance Electrolytes
In the hot weather your dog can get listless and not want to eat as much as she normally does. Your dog can also get dehydrated and low on electrolytes. 

More Health Benefits
Learn more about the health benefits of the ingredients, go to the links provided in the article and recipes below. 
 

2.0 Species Appropriate Ingredients

These smoothies are made with species appropriate ingredients that support your dog's overall health. You can select the options that best suit your individual dog. Ingredients include:

3.0 Serving Options and Serving Size

Serving Options
  1. Serve fresh.
  2. Keep in the refrigerator and serve within 24 hours.
  3. Freeze into ice cube trays and take out as needed. Place in bowl and allow to defrost prior to serving.
 Serving Size
  • x-small size dogs - 1 tsp to 1 tbs 
  • small dogs - 1 tbs to 1/8 cup
  • medium dogs - 1/8 to 1/2 cup
  • large dogs - 1/2 to 3/4 cup
  • x-large dogs - 3/4  to 1 cup
 

4.0 Berry Smoothie Recipe for Dogs

berry smoothie recipe for dogs

You'll Need
1 cup plain raw goat milk, kefir or yogurt:
  • Learn how to select appropriate goat milk, kefir or yogurt - go to this article.
2 cups berries (fresh or frozen)
Use one or a combination of the following:
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Mulberries  
  • Raspberries 
  • Strawberries
  • More berry options, go to this article.
You can also use:
Optional ingredients:
  • 1 to 2 tbsp pure, raw unpasteurized honey (for adult dogs and puppies over 6 months of age).
  • 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon powder (not cassia cinnamon).
  • 1 tbs raw (or dried), pure, unsweetened coconut flakes.
Preparation 
  1. Pour the liquid ingredient (raw goat milk, kefir, yogurt) into a food processor or blender. 
  2. Add the berries. 
  3. Add the optional ingredients if choosing to use them. 
  4. Blend all ingredients together.
  5. The smoothie is now ready to serve or freeze into ice cube trays.
 

5.0 Banana Smoothie Recipe for Dogs

banana smoothie recipe for dogs
You'll Need
1 cup plain raw goat milk, kefir or yogurt:
  • Learn how to select appropriate raw goat milk, kefir or yogurt - go to this article.
2 cups banana slices (fresh or frozen).
  • For optimal health benefits use bananas that are partially green (not ripe). 
Optional fruit ingredients:
Optional seed butter or tree-nut butter ingredients:
1 to 2 tbs of pure seed or nut butter. Select one of the options below.
  • Almond butter
  • Cashew butter
  • Hazelnut butter
  • Pumpkin seed butter
  • Sunflower seed butter
  • Tahini
  • Watermelon seed butter
  •  Do NOT use peanut butter. Find out why in this article.
Optional supplements:
Preparation 
  1. Pour the liquid ingredient (raw goat milk, kefir, yogurt) into a food processor or blender. 
  2. Add the berries. 
  3. Add the optional ingredients if choosing to use them. 
  4. Blend all ingredients together.
  5. The smoothie is now ready to serve or freeze into ice cube trays.
 

6.0 Fresh Greens and Veggie Smoothie Recipe for Dogs

fresh greens and veggie smoothie for dogs
You'll Need
1 cup plain raw goat milk, kefir, yogurt.
  • Learn how to select appropriate raw goat milk, kefir or yogurt - go to this article.
2 cups greens and veggies (fresh or frozen).
  • Select greens and veggies from the list provided in this article.
Optional fruit ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup avocado, or,
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, or
  • 1/8 cup cranberries.
Optional spices:
  • 1 tsp organic Ceylon cinnamon powder (not cassia cinnamon).
  • 1/2 tsp organic ginger powder or 1/2 inch fresh minced ginger root.
Preparation 
  1. Pour the liquid ingredient (raw goat milk, kefir or yogurt) into a food processor or blender. 
  2. Add the berries. 
  3. Add the optional ingredients if choosing to use them. 
  4. Blend all ingredients together.
  5. The smoothie is now ready to serve or freeze into ice cube trays.
 

7.0 Bone Broth Green Smoothie Recipe for Dogs

bone broth green smoothie recipe for dogs

For the recipe:
 
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Article by Karen Rosenfeld.
 
 

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