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Cocktails for dogs: Try this DIY duo for you and your pooch at home

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If your pup's tail is already wagging at the thought of a frozen dog treat, then they're sure to love cocktails for dogs, officially the most on-trend way to treat you and your canine companion.

Dog food company turned TikToker @Jinx has been sharing some truly drool-worthy recipes over on the platform, ingeniously calling it 'Yappy Hour'.

The Puptails below all feature common ingredients from your kitchen and there's two versions - one for your dog and one for you and your friends so you can each enjoy a cocktail session together. Of course, if you're looking to make up the perfect dog treat for your pooch, it's important to remember that they must only be enjoyed in moderation. Many common fruits and vegetables we regard as healthy actually contain hidden sugars, while some human foods are toxic to dogs.

Dogs can eat watermelon, raspberries and blueberries, but be sure to go seedless, in small quantities and as part of a balanced diet.

Yappy Hour cocktails for dogs

1. Watermelon Puptail

@jinx

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Serves 2-3 humans and 1 canine

Ingredients

For the puptail

  • 5 cups seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2-3 leaves of mint

Method

1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz.
2. Add 1/4 of the mixture into a large bowl. 

For the human cocktail add:

  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • Shot of tequila
  • Generous squeeze of lime juice
  • Edible flowers - to garnish 
  1. Add the ingredients to the leftover cocktail mixture and blitz. 
  2. Garnish your human drinks with edible flowers. Serve!  

2. The Berry Good Dog Puptail

@jinx

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Ingredients

For the puptail

  • 1 handful of raspberries
  • 1 handful of blueberries
  • 1-2 mint leaves

Method

1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and muddle with the back of a wooden spoon.
2. Add ice and water and give it a good shake.
3. Pour mixture into a large bowl without straining. 

For the human cocktail add:

  • 1.5oz gin
  • Generous squeeze of lime juice
  • Teaspoon of honey
  • Soda water
  • Mint and raspberry - to garnish

Method

1. Add the puptail ingredients to your shaker and muddle with a spoon.
2. Add the human ingredients to the cocktail shaker.
3. Add ice and give it a good shake.
4. Strain into a fresh glass and top with soda water
5. Garnish and serve!

For future recipes, you can follow @Jinx directly on their channel or by using hashtag #yappyhour