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A Dog Ice Cream Recipe to Help Your Best Friend Beat the Heat

There’s nothing like a cool and refreshing frozen treat on a hot summer day — for humans and dogs alike. While sharing a sugary ice pop or your favorite ice cream with your pup could lead to an upset stomach, don’t worry: You can easily make yummy, pup-friendly frozen treats at home in three simple steps.

Follow this quick-and-easy recipe to prepare frozen dog treats for your best friend the next time it’s hot outside. Your pup will love cooling off with tasty ice cream for dogs!


Ingredients for Dog Ice Cream

Dog Ice Cream Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter, without salt or xylitol
  • 4 cups rice milk or vanilla yogurt
  • 1 medium mashed banana or one 6-ounce jar of banana baby food



Blend Dog Ice Cream ingredients

Step 1: Combine and Blend

Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix until they form the consistency of pancake batter.



Pour and Freeze Dog Food Ice Cream Mix

Step 2: Pour and Freeze

Pour the dog ice cream mixture into an ice cube tray and place in the freezer. Freeze for at least 3 to 4 hours, or until frozen solid.



Remove and plate Homemade Dog Ice Cream

Step 3: Remove and Plate

Remove one frozen dog treat from the tray and plate it in your pet's favorite dish. Feed to your dog as a delicious homemade treat!

Save the remaining treats in the freezer for future hot days.

The next time you’re enjoying a frozen treat and your best friend is giving you puppy dog eyes begging for a taste, grab a dog ice cream pop from the freezer. Your hot dog will be a cool pup in no time.


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