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I got some for Ein once (we are struggling to keep his weight close to normal, so he does not get high calorie treats very often) and we had no problems with it.

I never noticed the feeding instructions, either. I just opened it up, put it in a bowl, and laughed at him while he pushed the bowl all over the kitchen trying to lick up (and then chew up) the ice cream.
 

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Elvis Lee Mommy said:
about ice...I was afraid he'd choke on it when the piece gets small....those of you with small dogs...how are they with ice cubes?
I'm not sure if you consider a corgi "small", but he adores ice and has no problems with it. He just chomps and chomps (I think he chews ice into smaller bits more than he does anything else). I suppose it's possible to choke on it, but I would guess that the ice would melt too quickly from the warmth of their mouth and throat. Isn't a dog's body temperature 101 or something like that? No guarantees, I guess, but I personally wouldn't worry about it.

oh, and we don't have an ice maker built into our fridge, so Ein eats the size of cubes that come out of an ice cube tray that you fill up and put in the freezer.
 

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my dogs love frost paws, they even know the word,
 

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i just got some of these for Troy he loves them and i've had no problems at all half the box is gone i'm saveing the other two for when he's really good :)
 

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My sisters just bought Frosty Paws for their dog,Coco.He is a 9 yr old terrier mix.He is not small and not large and not quite medium...he is in between all that!Haha!!

Anyway Coco LOVED them!He never got sick either.And yes,he loves ice cubes too!
 

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mine doesn't like ice cubes but he sure did love those tasty paws frozen treats :)
 

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Homemade frosty paws!

I know I'm really late on this thread, but I have some good recipes for "homemade frosty paws". The Frosty Paws they sell at the grocery store are really not good for dogs...they have some nasty ingredients in them and a lot of chemicals/other stuff not so great for dogs to eat. I personally stay away from them! Actually I did once buy them a very long time ago for a previous dog, (before I knew what the ingredients were) and she would not touch the stuff. I tried giving them to friends' dogs and NONE of the dogs would eat it!

You can make your own dog dessert like Frosty Paws at home for MUCH cheaper and they are actually healthy and good for your dogs! Most of the recipes use yogurt. I use plain organic yogurt so there is no salt or extra stuff added. You can use the recipes below or you can do what I do and make up your own. I usually mash up whatever fruit I have handy and mix it in with the yogurt, sometimes I add a little oatmeal or honey for texture/sweetness, then I freeze it in cups. The dogs LOVE these especially on hot days.

Here are some recipes. You can also use these as Kong fillings, just plug the small hole, put the mixture inside and freeze it upright.


BJ'S Peanutty Pupcicles

· 1 ripe banana
· 1/2 cup peanut butter
· 1/4 cup wheat germ
· 1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Mash banana's and peanut butter, stir in wheat germ. Chill 1 hour. Place in container, store in refrigerator or freezer.


Frozen Peanut Butter Yogurt Treats

· 32 ounces vanilla yogurt
· 1 cup peanut butter

Put the peanut butter in a microwave safe dish and microwave until melted. Mix the yogurt and the melted peanut butter in a bowl. Pour mixture into cupcake papers and freeze.

Fruity Yogurt Treats

· 2 kiwi fruit -- mashed
· or jar baby food fruit
· 8 ounces strawberry yogurt -- or other

Mix together, freeze in ice cube tray. serve.


Yogurt Pups

· 16 ounces plain nonfat yogurt
· 3/4 cup water
· 1 tablespoon sodium-free chicken bouillon granules

Dissolve bouillon in water. Combine water and yogurt in blender and blend thoroughly, Pour into small containers for freezing, cover and freeze.


Pup Pops

· 2 chicken or beef boullion cubes (sodium free)
· 3 cups water
Dissolve boullion in water. Pour into small styrofoam cups or ice cube tray. Freeze. Serve frozen.


Frosty Paws #1

· one part instant oatmeal
· two parts water
· instant chicken or beef bouillon powder (sodium free)
· (optional) large glob of peanut butter

Mix and let sit for a few minutes until the oatmeal absorbs most of the liquid. It isn't even necessary to heat it. Spoon into small containers and freeze. Some other suggestions to add: yogurt, pureed liver, garlic, pureed vegetables.


Frosty Paws #2

· 1 banana
· 4 oz. plain or fruit yogurt
· 2 oz. water

Process in blender or food processor till smooth. Pour into old frosty paws cups, ramekins or something similar. *Freeze and Serve.This recipe fills about 3 FP cups.*


Homemade Frosty Paws #3

· 1 quart vanilla yogurt
· 1 medium banana
· 2 T peanut butter (I use natural style)
· 2 T honey

Puree the banana in a food processor (a blender would probably work fine). Add the peanut butter and honey

and continue processing until smooth. Add yogurt and process just long enough to blend all ingredients together. Place 18 small paper cups (bathroom size) in a baking pan (one 9x13 or two 8x8 work well). Fill paper cups to about 2/3's full. An ice cream scoop or a measuring cup makes the job easier. Freeze until solid. I

transfer the frozen treats to zip-lock bags for storing in the freezer.


Frozen Jerky Pops

· Bouillon (sodium free)
· Jerky Strips
· Water

Fill a muffin tin with cool water and add a pinch of bouillon. Place a Jerky Stick inside and freeze.


Bananarama

:1 fresh banana
2 tbs wheat germ
1 tbs plain yogurt (can use your pet's favorite flavor as well)

In a bowl, mash up banana. Then, add wheat germ and yogurt. Mash all ingredients together and use spoon to add to a muffin tin or cups. Freeze for 4 hours.


Pugs Pops

-1 Quart fruit juice
-1 banana, mashed
-1/2 cup yogurt

Mix ingredients together thoroughly, then freeze. This can be eaten by people too.
 

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thanks my dog really likes those frosty paws but i knew they weren't good for him so i only bought them once. i'll have to try you resipies. :D
 

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Thanks for posting those recipes! I don't like the ingredients in Frosty Paws either. These like so healthy and yummy!
 

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My dogs love Frosty Paws and luckily have never had a problem. Although they also eat kitty snickers (cat poo) so I don't think they have very sensitive stomachs.
 

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Frosty Paws

Both of our dogs LOVE Frosty Paws! Especially the Peanut Butter flavor. It sounds like either you dog has a sensitive stomach or an allergy to one of the ingredients.

Thanks for the recipes. I will be trying them very soon. Since FP is expensive---making you own not only controls what goes into them---but would be more economical as well!

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It's that time of year again! Yummy ice cream...:D
 

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my dogs too they go crazy over them
 

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My dog is a huge Great Dane by the way, I forgot to mention it in the original post. But for some reason, even feeding it to her in small bits made her throw up. I guess it just doesn't agree with her. I wish it did though because it seems like such a cool little treat.
i LOVE great Danes!!! give her a big kiss from me!!!!!!!!!:hehe:Arent big dogs more sensitive to rich things like that? my little terrier crss LOVES frosty paws,altho i havent seen it yet this year at sobeys.Coco much prefers the actual stuff though-ice cream-and anything else that hes not supposed to have!!
 

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my dog love ice but i'm not sure about ice cream because i've never seen it around before. She's a bit odd with ice cause she won't take it from you you have to drop it in her bowl and then she just stares at it for ages before eating it. :confused: she does the same with grapes too, its soo funny! :)
 

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Grape and raisin toxicity in the dog is a potential health threat to dogs that have eaten grapes or raisins. It can cause the dog to develop acute renal failure (the sudden development of kidney failure) with anuria (a lack of urine production). The phenomenon was first identified by the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC), run by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). A trend was seen as far back as 1999.[1] Approximately 140 cases were seen by the APCC in the one year from April 2003 to April 2004, with 50 developing symptoms and seven dying.[2]




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grape_and_raisin_toxicity_in_dogs






sorry if i posted this link wrong:confused: but grapes ARE poisonouss to puppy doggies
 

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ok sorry, i didn't know well i should have because i knew about raisins. i only gave them to her once though but she didn't actually eat them she just played with them.
 

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Frosty Paws

Here's the problem and possibly why she's getting sick:

Dried whey
Soy flour

These products are not supposed to be in pet treats or foods!
They have a tendancy to make some pets sick, so I were you, I wouldn't feed my pet anything that has these ingredients I listed above.
Hope that helped! :)
 

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thanks!! well Coco will eat anything and pretty much not get sick.i swear that dogs is on borrowed time by now!! the things he swallows hahaha
 

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I did try these for my dog and she loved them. She didn't have a reaction but sometimes heaves and throws up to other things. I'm not so sure what makes dogs respond that way to some things and not to others. All I can think of is maybe your dog is allergic to something in the ingredients. I believe they have soy treats from like Whole Foods that you can try.
 
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