Making DIY Popsicles for Dogs

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 | Amy Dyck
Updated March 31, 2021

Nothing beats the summer heat like a nice cool snack. Check out this DIY dog pupsicle recipe that is both healthy and delicious. Can dogs have popsicles?

One of the best ways to cool down on a hot summer day is with a delicious frozen treat. But popsicles, ice cream, and all that is yummy and frozen are not healthy for your dog to have - at least not frequently. Dog popsicle recipes are described below.

Your dog will love these homemade popsicles (pupsicles!), and what's best is that they are simple to make and nutritious. While other dog cooling gear helps to cool your dog from the outside, a frozen snack can quickly cool them from the inside out. 

Now your dog can keep cool with his own yummy treat, and you don't have to feel guilty about not sharing yours. How to make dog popsicles?

Have a cat? Check out our homemade popsicles for cats recipe instead. 

Recipe for Zoey's Healthy Homemade Pupsicles (Dog Popsicles) 

What you’ll need:

  • 1 can of wet dog food (Pate works best)
  • The same amount of Primal Raw Goat Milk (available at Homes Alive physical locations)
  • Small rawhide stick for the "handle", or an alternative, such as natural dog chews
  • Popsicle Moulds


1. Dump the full can of wet food into a bowl. Or, try one of these other healthy alternatives: 

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2. Fill the empty can with goat milk, and mix that with the cat food until well-blended.

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3. Spray the popsicle moulds with cooking spray for easy removal. 

4. Spoon or pour the mixture into the ice cube tray. 

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5. Add the small rawhide stick or a healthy rawhide alternative for the handle. Some other ideas you might want to try are:

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6. Put in the freezer until fully frozen, about 2-3 hours.

7. Remove from the popsicle mould and let your dog enjoy his treat! 

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Charlie loves his pupsicle made with True Raw Choice Duck Feet! 

Did you try these "pupsicles" for your dog? What did she think?

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Amy Dyck


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