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Dogs celebrating a dog birthday party

DOGust is the universal birthday of shelter dogs and at Vital Essentials, we’re celebrating DOGust all month long. Now it’s time to PAWty! 

What better way to celebrate than with some tasty frozen pup-sicles for your best fur-iend and all of your DOGust guests. These safe, healthy and delicious pup-sicles will be a DOGust show stopper for all the pups at your PAWty.

dog paw popsicle tray for making dog pup-sicles

Items You Will Need To Make Pup-sicles:

  • A popsicle mold or a plastic or silicone ice cube tray 
  • Dog-safe liquid – such as water, broth, goats milk, regular milk or plain yogurt
  • Your pup’s favorite Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Treats or Food.



use milk to make pup-sicles

Step one:

Using water, broth, milk or plain yogurt, add liquid to your popsicle molds or trays. If you use milk, consider using goat’s milk instead of cow’s milk because goat’s milk is easier for your dog to digest and will be less likely to cause an upset tummy. You can also make smaller pup-sicles using less liquid, and remember to feed your canine guests pup-sicles in moderation.

add freeze-dried vital essentials dog treats to pupsicles


Step two:

Use your pup’s favorite freeze-dried treats like Duck Nibs, Minnows or Beef Liver, and arrange the treats inside the popsicle molds. Use a variety of different freeze-dried treats so that your furry friends can pick out their favorite flavor of pup-sicle.


pup-sicles with freeze dried dog treats are ready to be frozen


Step three:

Place the pup-sicles in your freezer for at least two hours until frozen solid.



frozen pupsicles with freeze-dried dog treats



Step four: 

Remove the tasty treats from the mold and place in a sealed container. Serve them up right away or store in the freezer until ready to feed. You can make these a few days ahead of time while you plan for your pup’s DOGust PAWty!


pup-sicles with freeze-dried dog treats

Step five:

Celebrate! Freeze up a variety of pup-sicles and use them at your pup’s DOGust birthday bash. Get their pup friends together and share. They’ll be so excited to have a cool treat on a hot summer day and you’ll be happy they’re getting extra nutrients from our Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Treats! You can’t go wrong celebrating in style!

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Happy Dogust!