You’ve probably seen those doggy ice cream treats in the freezer section at the grocery store. I used to enjoy them before I got diabetes, but my mom says those are bad for me. So instead she makes me a healthy, homemade summer doggy treat I call the “Pupsicle” or “Roobtalian Ice”. You’ve probably never seen these before, but they’re a great alternative to stay cool during the dog days of summer!

I asked my mom to share the recipe and simple steps to this delicious treat for my doggy readers out there to enjoy. If you’re not sure your pup will like it, check out this video of me sampling the product when she was done!

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Step 1

Lay out your ingredients and utensils. For this recipe you will need 1 can of broth (we used beef broth, my favorite). Mom likes to divide the broth between 4 recycled Italian ice containers but you can use any size cups you choose. You’re also going to need aluminum foil and wooden popsicle sticks.

Step 2

Pour broth into your containers. I’m a big pooch so my mom usually fills mine up about 3/4 of the way.

Step 3

Make a small slit in the center of a strip of aluminum foil and place over the top of the cup. Carefully place your popsicle stick through the opening to hold it in place during the freezing process.

Step 4

Put in the freezer and wait impatiently with your tail wagging and your tongue panting!

Step 5

Remove from freezer and remove aluminum foil. Rotate cup under hot water for a few seconds until you feel the sides loosen up a bit then pull pupsicle from the cup and share with your favorite furry little friend!