~Recipes taken from the Kong website~
If you want to further engage your dog, insert a chew-toy (rubber bone, etc) and place the filling around it. Serve fresh, refrigerated, or frozen!
Results may vary, based on the amount of each ingredient and the size of Kong(s). *Some dogs are lactose intolerant, so be sure to check with your vet before serving your dog dairy.
2 tablespoons wheat germ
1 tablespoon plain yogurt (can use your pets favorite as well)
In a bowl, mash up banana. Then add wheat germ and yogurt. Mash all ingredients together and use spoon to add to Kong. Freeze for 4 hours. Makes 1 serving for Medium Kong. (Double for every Kong size that is bigger.)
Cheesy Dental Kong Delight
(A very simple and creative way to make any pet drool in delight)
3 slices of your pets favorite cheese
Just place the 3 slices of cheese directly onto the grooves of your pets Dental Kong (if your model has rope - make sure cheese does not get onto it).Melt in microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. Give to pet after it cools.
1 ounce cream cheese
Place small scraps of the steak inside Kong toy. Spread cream cheese in large hole to hold scraps.
Peaches, apples and carrot chunks
1/4 of a banana
Place apples and carrots in Kong toy. Mush banana in large hole to hold fruit in place.You can include other fruits and veggies: orange slices, plums, and/or nectarine chunks, celery sticks, broccoli and/or cauliflower, tomato and black olive mixture.
Veggie Kong Omelet
Your choice of shredded cheese
Any vegetable that your pet may like
Scramble egg and fold in vegetables. Put in Kong toy.Sprinkle some cheese over the top of Kong toy opening and microwave for about 20 seconds.Cool thoroughly before giving to dog.
Mac N Cheese
Leftover macaroni and cheese Small cube of Velveeta
Melt Velveeta in microwave until gooey. Add Mac n cheese to Kong toy. Pour heated Velveeta into Kong.Make sure it has cooled before giving to your pet.
Return to top of Kong
Aunt Jeannie's Archaeology Kong
Famous Recipe(for the advanced dogs)
Layer 1: (deepest): Roasted, unsalted cashews, dried fruit, Freeze-dried liver bits
Layer 2: Dog kibble, cookies or liver biscotti, Cheerios, sugar free/salt-free peanut butter, dried banana chips, apples and apricots
Layer 3: Carrot sticks, turkey or leftover meat.
Place the above ingredients inside an inverted Kong (small open should be on the counter) in the order listed above. Pack all ingredients in the Kong as tightly as possible. Serve immediately or freeze for several hours for a longer lasting treat.
Kong on a Rope - Famous Recipe
(For the advanced dogs)
Take the rope, pull it through the Kong toy and knot it.Hang this upside down from a tree, deck or post. The small hole should be facing the ground.Take the kibble and fill the Kong toy. Make the toy hang just low enough that it is out of your dogs reach.The dog will spend hours trying to retrieve the kibble from the Kong toy. At the end of the day, take the remaining kibble and give to your pet as a reward.
Frozen Jerky Pops
Smear a small amount of peanut butter over small hole in our Kong toy. Fill the toy with cool water and add a pinch of bouillon. Place a jerky stick inside Kong toy and freeze. This also can be put (once frozen) in a childrens size swimming pool for a fun day of fishing for your pet.
Simple, Tried and True
Smear peanut butter inside the cavity of your Kong toy. Its that easy!
Try mixing turkey, chicken, or marrow bites with slightly moistened food nuggets. Freeze inside the Kong.