Since this past weekend was extremely hot out, we had to make sure Harley was well hydrated and cool while outside. She absolutely loves being outside no matter how hot it is. I made her some pup’sicles so she can enjoy and be cool while out there with us. You can buy any type/shape of Popsicle molds. Follow the below step by step instructions to keep your dog cool and hydrated on those hot summer days (and nights)!
Serves 4 Pup’sicles
½ cup Peanut Butter
½ cup Beef Broth (it is better if you make your own and do not add any onion or garlic)
1 cup Water
4 Skinny Rawhide or Skinny Beef Sticks
Spray the inside of the Popsicle mold with some cooking spray (this should help with ice pop removal). Mix together the beef broth and water. Pour mixture into each mold (do not fill all the way, when you put the stick with peanut butter in the liquid will rise). Spread the peanut butter around the bottom halves of the bone/sticks, be sure to get enough at the bottom tip – this will act as your glue. Push each stick with peanut butter into the middle of your ice pops. Freeze for a couple hours.
Removal/Serve: If the cooking spray does not help, rinse the bottom of one of the pup’sicles under hot water until you can slide right out. Bring right out (it will start to melt quickly) and give it to your furry four legged friend. They will have it done within minutes =)
Play around with the flavors and combinations, just be sure it is dog-safe. See below for a list of healthy and harmful foods.
Hope your dog enjoys as much as our Harley does!