Kong’s & Puzzle Toys

“Busy toys” can greatly help crate training, separation training, and to reduce separation anxiety. They can also be a great way to feed meals or use as an alternative chew toy to your shoe.

The following are some examples of stuff-able toys and busy toys.

 

 

By Kong. For more recipes, go to: www.kongcompany.com/recipes/

SAFETY FIRST! Before utilizing any recipes, insure your dog isn’t allergic to any ingredients. Additionally, check food labels for anything that could potentially be toxic or harmful to dogs (see: www.PetPoisonHelpLine.com). Never use any food containing xylitol (artificial sweetener).

Spring Fever
Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/2 Cup Kibble
  • 1/8 Cup Green Beans
  • 1/8 Cup Chopped Strawberries

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients together and stuff into 1-2 Large KONGs.
2. Freeze for a longer lasting treat.

Fido’s Farmhouse Feast
Ingredients:

  • 4-5 whole carrots
  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • KONG Classic
  • KONG Easy Treat Peanut Butter

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Split mixture between several KONGs and freeze.

Max Hearty Hero
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cut steak
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • KONG Classic

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Split mixture between several KONGs and freeze.

Peanut Butter Dream
Ingredients:

  • 1 diced apple
  • 1 cup of Honest Kitchen Dog Food
  • 1-1/2 cups of warm water
  • KONG Real Peanut Butter
  • KONG Classics

Directions:
1. Freeze PB in top hole to seal
2. Mix 1-1/2 cups of warm water with 1 cup of Honest Kitchen Dog Food
3. Add diced apple and mix
4. Fill KONG Classics with Honest Kitchen and apple mix
5. Top off with KONG Peanut Butter
6. 4 hours in the freezer

Pumpkin’ Chunkin’ Pie
Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons KONG Real Cream Cheese Spread
  • 2 large KONG Peanut Butter Snacks (crushed)

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Split mixture between two KONGs and freeze.Recipe for Success
    Ingredients:
  • 1/2 Cup Dog Kibble
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Sauce
  • 1 Tsp KONG Bacon and Cheese Easy Treat

Directions:
1. Spread half the Bacon and Cheese Easy Treat in the bottom of the KONG Classic.
2. Mix kibble and applesauce together and stuff into the KONG.
3. Top off with remaining Easy Treat and make your dog’s day.

Bahama Mama
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup granola (make sure it doesn’t have raisins)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Directions:
1. In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients together.
2. Add wet ingredients and continue mixing until full incorporated.
3. Mixture can be spooned into kong as is, or rolled to form logs
4. Freeze mixture for a few hours.
5. If formed into logs, insert into kong, serve, and enjoy!
6. Store remaining logs in freezer bag. Can be stored for up to 6 months.

Sweet Potato Special

  • 1/2 Cup Dog Kibble
  • 1/2 Cup Apple Sauce
  • 1 Tsp KONG Sweet Potato Spread

Directions:
1. Spread half the Sweet Potato Spread in the bottom of the KONG Classic.
2. Mix kibble and applesauce together and stuff into a KONG.
3. Top off with remaining Sweet Potato Spread and make your dog’s day.

Home for the Holidays

  • 1/2 Cup Dog Kibble
  • 1/2 Cup Mashed Potatoes
  • 1/4 Cups Chopped Carrots
  • 1 Tsp KONG Oven Roasted Turkey Easy Treat

Directions:
1. Mix kibble, mashed potatoes and chopped carrots together and stuff into a large KONG.
2. Top off with Roasted Turkey Easy Treat to entice your dog.

Crackers Oats
Ingredients:

  • Oatmeal
  • Yogurt
  • Peaches

Directions:
1. Keep the oats or oatmeal raw or cook for a warm treat.
2. Mix all ingredients together and stuff into a KONG.

Diva Dinner
Ingredients:

  • Cooked diced chicken breast
  • Diced carrots
  • Frozen Peas
  • Gravy
  • Rice

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients together and stuff into a KONG.
2. Freeze for a longer lasting treat.