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Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

With the weather heatin’ up outside, my Lady is lookin’ for treats to help cool us pups down. Now I will say that I will take a treat in any form it comes in, but I gotta admit this Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler is a winner!

Us pups like ours frozen.

On an extra hot humid day, and with our temps hittin’ in the triple digits, a frozen Kong filler is an extra tasty and coolin’ treat!

Ain’t nothin’ better than layin’ up on the porch workin’ on a woofalicious frozen treat!

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

My Lady’s Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler is not only tasty, but gives us somethin’ to occupy ourselves.

 

It’s just too darn hot and humid to go runnin’ and rompin’.

But who wants to waste energy runnin’ in this heat when we have fun frozen nutritious treats to work on? WOOF!

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Lemme fetch my Lady to tell ya how to make these fun frozen treats!

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

Ingredients:

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler ingredients

1/2 of a banana
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup dry dog food

Directions:

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler process 1

1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until the banana is mashed well and all ingredients are well combined.

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler process 2

2. Spoon into Kong with a little on the outside so your dog can get a taste of it.

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

3. The Kong treat can be given at room temperature.

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler frozen

Or, for a special treat on a hot day, place the in the freezer for a few hours – my pups favorite!

Remove from freezer and give to the pups.

Their eyes, and taste buds, will light up and you can watch them enjoy their delicious treat and activity!

**NOTE: If there is any filler left over, keep in a covered container in the fridge for up to three days to use later.

Print this fun and easy Kong filler recipe!

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler
Yield: 1 Kong

Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes

This Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler is super easy to make with only 3 ingredients. You can serve it room temperature or frozen as a cooling refreshing treat for a hot day.

It's a great treat for entertainment. Pups love working on getting the yummy filling out. And, you can feel good because it is a wholesome nutritious treat!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a banana
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup dry dog food

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until the banana is mashed well and all ingredients are well combined.
  2. Spoon into Kong with a little on the outside so your dog can get a taste of it.
  3. The Kong treat can be given at room temperature.
  4. Or, for a special treat on a hot day, place the in the freezer for a few hours – my pups favorite!
  5. Remove from freezer and give to the pups. Their eyes, and taste buds, will light up and you can watch them enjoy their delicious treat and activity!

Notes

If there is any filler left over, keep in a covered container in the fridge for up to three days to use later.

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Homemade Pumpkin and Banana Kong Filler

Frances

Saturday 12th of November 2022

looks like a nutritious treat.

Jeanna Massman

Thursday 13th of October 2022

This looks amazing! My niece’s dogs would love it!

Jodi Hunter

Monday 3rd of January 2022

I am going to try this out with ours.

Lauryn R

Monday 3rd of January 2022

KONG toys are definitely so perfect for dogs, they love to chew! This sounds like a great filler, I will definitely have to try it.

GAIL LEPINE

Wednesday 15th of September 2021

I keep my dog's 6 Kongs always filled with this combo in my freezer for a healthy treat that keeps my dog very happy! My dog especially loves the Binkie style Kongs because he can hold it by the handle while getting the treat out of the Kong:-)

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