Dog icecream treats for these hot days

Ice cream sandwich outside layer

5-Ingredient Applesauce Dog Treats

Recipe credit: Yummly

Yield: Depends on the size of your cookie cutters


3 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/2 cup water

1 large egg

1 teaspoon cinnamon


1 Preheat oven to 350º F and line 1 – 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2 . Combine flour and cinnamon together in a large bowl and mix in applesauce, water, and egg until fully incorporated.

3. Knead mixture until a smooth dough forms, then turn it out onto a lightly floured surface.

4 . Roll dough out to 1/4-inch thickness and use your cookie cutter(s) to cut out treats.

5. Transfer dog treats to lined baking sheets and bake for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.

6. Remove and let cool completely before treating your pup or spreading with frozen pumpkin-banana treats, below.

Ice cream sandwich filling

Frozen Pumpkin Banana Pup–Pops Dog Treats

Recipe credit: DogVills

Yield: Depends on size of your candy molds or ice cube trays


1 cup plain non-fat yogurt

1 (15 oz) can of pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie mix)

1 teaspoon honey

1 ripe banana


1. Add the banana and pumpkin puree to your blender and mix until it’s nice and smooth. If you don’t have a blender, you can mix by hand using a fork, especially if you use a nice ripe banana.

2. Combine the yogurt and mashed banana/pumpkin mix in a large bowl. Add the honey. Stir until all ingredients are well combined.

3. Spoon the mixture into silicone candy molds or ice cube trays.

4. Freeze overnight, then pop out to serve. (Or spread between previous recipe treats for ice cream sandwiches.)”  As always check with your vet to make sure your dog can have these treats.

No pig’s ears for your dog

After posting 2 recalls in 4 weeks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now warning consumers to avoid buying or feeding ALL pig ears pet treats.

The outbreak of human Salmonella caused by exposure to the contaminated treats has now spread to 33 states.

To learn which states are included in the outbreak, please visit the following link:

FDA: Do Not Buy or Feed ANY Pig Ears Pet Treats


Updated: Best Dry Dog Foods

The Dog Food Advisor has updated its Best Dry Dog Foods page. The list includes BOTH grain-free and grain-inclusive brands.


Check out our 20 Best Dry Dog Foods for August 2019


Please be sure to share the news of this alert with other pet owners.

Mike Sagman, Editor
The Dog Food Advisor
Saving Good Dogs from Bad Dog Food