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Frosty Paws – A Cool Refreshing Treat for Your Dog (Giveaway ends 3/19/13)

 

Purina Frosty Paws

My pets love it when I toss ice cubes into their water dish, especially on a hot and humid day. They do have a water bowl that is chilled all day long with a special ice pack, but they still love it when I toss ice cubes in their dish. My dog likes to chew on them but I stop him from doing that because I don’t want him to break his teeth.

Whenever my husband or kids enjoy a bowl of ice cream our dog stars at them, drooling. He hopes that they will drop some on the floor for him to enjoy, but giving ice cream to a dog is a “no-no”. The dairy in the ice cream can cause diarrhea in some dogs. They also don’t need the added sugars which can lead to obesity. Chocolate ice cream is especially dangerous (chocolate is toxic to dogs). If you do opt to let your dog have ice cream as a RARE treat, a lick or two a few times a year is OK. Or you can just give them their own frozen treat which is made specifically for dogs. It’s called Frosty Paws.

Frosty Paws is made by Purina. You can find it right along with your “people” ice cream. I often wonder how many people buy Frosty Paws thinking it’s for people? The cute little dog on the packaging is very friendly and inviting. I wonder if people buy it for their children thinking it’s for little kids.

Frosty Paws cup

According to the Frosty Paws website the frozen treats are fortified with protein, vitamins and minerals that dogs need with no added sugar, artificial flavors or colors. I’m not an animal expert so I cannot testify to that. All I know is that my dog LOVES Frosty Paws. He doesn’t get them all the time but I do like to let him indulge in them once in a while. Too much of any treat can cause obesity. We already have two obese cats (two out of five). I don’t want my dog to get overweight too.

Espn (pronounced Es-pin) seems to know when I’m opening up a Frosty Paws for him. He must smell them some how because he comes running in the kitchen.

Frosty Paws look like individual serving size cups of ice cream. But remember, it’s not ice cream for people – it’s a special frozen treat for dogs.

Simply pull off the lid and place it on the floor for your dog to lick at and enjoy. I would recommend putting the cup inside a heaving dish. When your dog is licking it the cup tends to slid around. I know Espn will push the cup all around the kitchen licking it. What I do is put the cup inside a heavy bowl so it stays in one place.

Espn and Frosty Paws

I wouldn’t recommend saving any left overs. Your dog’s saliva is all over it and the product might be compromised with germs and bacteria if you hold on to it for too long. But to be hones with you Espn has always eaten the entire cup, so I don’t think leftovers would be a problem. He’s a mid-size dog (around 22-25 pounds) and he can finish the cup off in about 5-10 minutes.

I wish they made Frosty Paws for cats. My cats watch Espn when he’s enjoying a Frosty Paws hoping he’ll lift his head up long enough from the cup so they can taste it too. I don’t let them because I don’t think it’s good for cats. Just dogs.

Frosty Paws would be a welcome treat for your dog, especially on a hot summer day.

If you would like to learn more about Frosty Paws please visit the Frosty Paws Facebook page. You can also find a little more information about the product on the Nestle/Purina web page for Frosty Paws.

 FrostyPawsPlush

I have a cute giveaway for 10 (ten) lucky readers – Each winner will receive a coupon for FREE Frosty Paws – AND – a Frosty Paws plush dog.

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on March 19, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winners will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winners will be notified via e-mail and will have 3 days to respond or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please leave a comment on this post and tell me about your dog (or dogs) who will enjoy the Frosty Paws treat. Easy peasy!

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement or the additional entries won’t qualify (I do check). Extra entries are optional.

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*I received a free product coupon and plush for my participation. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and were not influenced in any way.  

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Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.

Comments

  1. I have two dogs — a lab mastiff mix and a hound 🙂 They would love it!

  2. Raina DelRio says:

    My two boys, Zeus (English Bulldog) and Lord Vader (Boxer), would love this!!!

  3. My pup, Ashley, would love these since we live in Florida. She has “Mama Instinct’s”, which she has shown towards my husband since he was diagnosed with cancer. She will not leave his side, and it was like she knew it before we did. She loves to take care of him, and actually does a pretty good job too. She is our Pride & Joy.

  4. Best Dogs Ever!

  5. gerri dumas domicolo says:

    I have a rescue named Lola.She was found half dead on the side of the road,by an animal control officer.He didn’t have the heart to take her to be euthanized,so he nursed her back to health.We adopted sight unseen.Just said we’ll take her,and went and picked her up.She is VERY grateful and so sweet.She is a Heinz 57 mix.

  6. My shitzu Teddy 🙂

  7. Jennifer Miller says:

    I have two wonderful dogs, Ana and Riley, who would love the frosty paws treats! One is a black lab and one is a chihuahua. My fiance and I have ice cream every night and it would be a treat for the whole family to be able to share in the cold treat together!

  8. My dogs love this treat. I can hardly find it in any stores but when I do I buy them this awesome treat. I have 3 doxies and I split one cup between them all.
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  9. my 2 dogs

  10. It’s for a friend. She just got her dog last weekend.

  11. We have a Hanging Tree Cowdog. She loves ice cream, so I’m assuming she would like this.

  12. These would be for my mom’s 2 rescue dogs.

  13. Mary Casper says:

    my golden retriever stormy will be getting the frosty pawa

  14. Michelle Hudak says:

    I have three mixed breed dogs..two large and one medium

  15. My dog Dexter is a Vizsla/Pointer mix, and he LOVES frozen treats!

  16. saminder gumer says:

    my dog loves to eat cold treats on a summer day and we have a lot of hot summer days down here in texas.

  17. April Brenay says:

    my Doxie Obi, we tried Frosty Paws at the Bark in the Park

  18. judy gardner says:

    my little terrior mix loves these!

  19. I never get to see my Beagle/Springer Spaniel, Kiva, because I am away at college. I would love to come back home for vacation and greet him with some Frosty Paws!

  20. I have two dogs that would like it, a belguim malinois and a australian shepard who would really like this.

  21. My puggle, Abby, would love this!
    Thank you!

  22. Susan Broughton says:

    My two dogs Sugar and Ollie would really enjoy having a cold treat this summer!

  23. Kathy Lane says:

    My little mini Beagles Jazzie and Katie will love these!

  24. Kelly D says:

    My black lab Molly would enjoy this.

  25. I have a dog that’s a mixed breed and he just loves frosty paws! I wish the stores here sold the peanut butter variety!

  26. Melissa Hartley says:

    This treat would be for my “brother” Sidney who is 6 & so spoiled 🙂 He is a Beagle & I love him so much .. thanks!

  27. Diana Stanhope says:

    We have 4 rescued babies. Patches is a big blue healer mix, Lady is an Australian Shepard and our two little one Fudge and Cleo are hound mixes that we found under our car in a blizzard a few years back.

  28. My dog, Lola, is super special to us. It was love at first sight. Sometimes we’ll get her a “puppy cup” of ice cream from the local Dairy Queen, so I know that she would love this!

  29. Monique Rizzo says:

    I have a black lab and mini dachshund.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  30. Our puppies really enjoy Frosty Paws on those hot summer days, cold winter nights or anytime we give it to them! This is a great product….we don’t feel guilty for giving them something they REALLY enjoy!

  31. Christina says:

    We don’t have a dog anymore (she passed but she loved frosty paws!), but I always giggle when I see the warning signs at one of our local stores (posted on the window to the freezer) that Frosty Paws are not for human consumption… I always wonder who tried it & complained to cause the store to post a warning 😉 lol

  32. Christina says:

    Not entering the giveaway, we don’t have a dog anymore (she passed but she loved frosty paws!), but I always giggle when I see the warning signs at one of our local stores (posted on the window to the freezer) that Frosty Paws are not for human consumption… I always wonder who tried it & complained to cause the store to post a warning lol

  33. steve weber says:

    my chug Nancy would love this.

  34. Debra Hall says:

    well she already thinks she’s human ,she loves to wear shirts and sweaters and gets upset if you take them off

  35. Amanda Hoffman says:

    my dads dog would love this

  36. Iliana R says:

    My little 6 year old will be enjoying these treats!

  37. Vicki Wurgler says:

    our black lab named Jackson

  38. Katie Roch says:

    I have three dogs that would love these treats. I have two Pomeranians, Neko and Chloe, and one Miniature American Eskimo named Duchess.

  39. clarissa says:

    i have a 165 lb dog that is 11 years old and looks like he has a lot of newfoundland in him and a 1 year old pup that is lab/golden retriever mix

  40. My cute little energetic Maltipoo Gizmo will enjoy Frosty Pawas.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

  41. Jennifer T. says:

    My parents’ dog, Copper, would love this. She eats ice cubes when they accidentally hit the floor from the dispenser.
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  42. I have eight doggies who would be enjoying it. Three of them are rescues, a pit bull, a sheltie and a long haired chihuahua. The others are all also shelties. My dogs would absolutely love to try the frosty paws. I know it’s not great but they occasionally get a taste of vanilla ice cream and go crazy for it. So, we would love to try some yummy frosty paws. Thank you. I would like the stuffed toy and the shelties would love carrying him around too! Thank you.

  43. Wanda McHenry says:

    My furbaby is a happy Westie who just loves life! The only thing she doesn’t like is 5:30 am when we both get up and she never looks likes she’s refreshed, rather she looks messy mess!

  44. Thank you for the giveaway! My dog would love these !
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  45. I have shelties that would love to try these. They love crunching on ice cubes so I think they would really enjoy Frosty Paws.

  46. Shaunda E. says:

    I have a yorkie named Jax.

  47. Carol W says:

    If you say the word Ice cream my dogs ears go up and she is looking for some. she would LOVE these. thanks

  48. Stephanie Larison says:

    My dog would love this! She’s a beagle, age 10.

  49. Patti Hess says:

    Lewey Dewey and Chloe Doe would love this! They aren’t our pets they are our family!

    pattifritz2000 at yahoo dot com
    thank you

  50. Chelsea r says:

    Our little sweetheart Brutus the wonder dog will be enjoying the treat!

  51. Lindley A says:

    My trusty black lab Luke will be turning 11 this summer- he loves Frosty Paws!

  52. Kerry B. says:

    I have a German Shepherd who would love these when it warms up outside!

  53. such a creative idea perfect for the upcoming warmer months

  54. ELIZABETH C. says:

    My dog Mylo would love this!!

  55. This would be for my daughter’s new puppy.

  56. Gracie, a cocker spaniel, would love this!
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  57. Kelly Ann T. says:

    Artie and Kouga are both large breed rescue dogs. Artie’s first Gotcha day will be April 28, and this would me a perfect addition to the celebration

  58. I do not have a dog, but my neigbors do! This would be a real treat for them.

  59. Sheila K. says:

    My elderly beagle would love this!

  60. My dog’s name is Hunter. He is a cocker/springer spaniel mix. He is an escape artist but is really cute LOL
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  61. I have a Lab who loves to eat treats and snacks

  62. We have a puppy, Lacie who will be turning one in May. It will be her first hot summer with us, I’d love to have some treats for her.

  63. my yorkie will be enjoying it

  64. I have 2 beagle mixes, Roxy my 5 year old jack a bea(jack russell and beagle mix) and Molly my 4 year old corgle(corgi/beagle) they have never had frosty paws but I think they would like it, especially in the warmer weather
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  65. Our Dog is Daisy a sweet Yorkie Poodle Mix. She is so sweet she wouldn’t hurt a fly.

  66. Shemp DeYoung (@shempgames) says:

    My dog Mercy would enjoy these. Goodness knows, it’s hot enough for them in Texas!

  67. I’d like to see the look on my stepson’s dog Isis when she tries her first frozen treat

  68. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    My Dogs Are Simon And Rascal And They Love Frosty Paws !

  69. heather Swarthout says:

    I have two beagle dogs, both are brothers and I’m sure they would LOVE these!

  70. My dog Fluffy would love this! 🙂
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  71. Virginia Rowell says:

    My dog Precious which is a pug and jack russel mix is going to love it.

  72. Kellie Rose Wilson says:

    Tinkerbell loves Frosty Paws, thanks for the chance!

  73. James Beck says:

    cocoa

  74. I’m sure my Jindo mix would love to try these!

  75. Cat mark says:

    I have a black lab!

  76. I have 2 little doggies{Sonnie and Buster} that would love these!

  77. Patrice P. says:

    My 2yr old Shih Tzu would loveeee some of this!!

  78. MOLLIE WILL LOVE THIS TREAT! She loves to feel special.

  79. Angela W says:

    For my amazing Golden Retriever

  80. Our Sammie is a large yellow lab that was a rescue dog.

  81. My Great Dane Lila loves the frosty paws, they’re her special treats 🙂
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  82. Derek Timm says:

    My Yellow Lab would love this!

  83. Nicole Larsen says:

    I have 2 boys that would love this–a pug and a choc lab!

  84. My 7 yr old Havanese Molly and my 3yr old Tibetan Terrier Cooper!

  85. I have a bichon and a black lab who would just love these!!!

  86. Jennifer Reed says:

    My dog is great and my constant companion. His name is Cody.

  87. My dog Ava would love this 🙂

  88. klicket29 says:

    I have three labs….a black …blond …and a chocolate …and my chocolate lab Draco ….when he hears me grab ice comes running….he loves ice cubes…..they all would love it

  89. My dog who would be enjoying Frosty Paws is Wonder, a 4.5 month old Samoyed puppy who loves snow and ice and will miss it in the summer which is why he’d love Frosty Paws.
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  90. My neighbors dogs love these!

  91. dawn cook says:

    i have a little peagle (beagle/pekingese) black n white, shes a cute little thing that still looks like a puppy! i think she would really enjoy these! thanks!

  92. Nicole Lancaster says:

    My two mini Dachshunds (Hansel and Dash) would love Frosty Paws.

  93. charlotte says:

    I have three darling black Standard Poodle girls>>Jazz 12, Jade >8 and Issabella> 2 >>>and I make them cool things all the time so I know they would love Frosty Paws! Thank you for the chance to win them>> I could be a hero…

  94. Hesper Fry says:

    This would be for my yellow lab Toby and chocolate lab Tyler.

  95. My Lab/Retriever Lucy loves the peanut Butter Frosty Paws! Its her favorite treat!

  96. Erica C. says:

    My hound mix loves them.

  97. Jaque Richards says:

    Flannigan, my little alien pug loves Frosty Paws and will definitely enjoy this. 🙂 Thank you.

  98. We have a beagle and rat terrier that would love his treat.

  99. Robby Rob says:

    my Lhasa Apso Bailey would love this. He’s a good boy…most of the time. What a nice treat.

  100. My best friends, Josh and Jed, both mixed breed rescues, one very big at 90# and one very little at 15#. They would lap these up this summer and love it!

  101. Laurie Emerson says:

    We have 3 dogs, a beagle, lab and a one who is a mixture of everything wonderful. They will all love it!

  102. Marilyn L says:

    he’s my BF’s dog and he is sooooo adorable!

  103. My dog Charlie is a Rat Terrier. He loves to eat ice cubes so I’m sure that he would love Frosty Paws.

  104. cassandra (rab pom) says:

    I have a pitbull mix and a olde english bulldogge who would love to just gobble these up.

  105. My dog Ali would love these.

  106. Angela Ramos says:

    My dogs Junior and Athena, it’s getting hotter in Florida so I know they would love this.

  107. Michelle C says:

    My Dog Leo is a Anatolian Shepard. He loves to steal shiny things. One time he came down the hall and walked past me with the hammer in his mouth. That he stole off the top of the washer.

  108. Barbara S says:

    Ralphie is a chocolate Lab who would enjoy these fine products!

  109. I never knew ice cream was so bad for dogs! I have a Chihuahua, and she’s an Ice Cream lover!!

  110. Ann Council says:

    Sam is a terrier and loves toys.

  111. kathy pease says:

    we have 2 dogs minnie and chico and they would love this 🙂

  112. Melanie Montgomery says:

    My doxie Blue would love this

  113. susan smoaks says:

    we have a yellow lab, samantha, she hates the heat and we live in florida, she would love to cool off with frosty paws!

  114. Tammy Greer says:

    These are two sister dogs named Adele Madonna and Delilah Jezebel. So cute!

  115. my grandpuppy would love these treats

  116. Elizabeth Miller says:

    Our golden retriever and chow husky mix would love these. We just adopted the chow husky mix yesterday from the SPCA. She is a 7 year old angel. She’s so well behaved.

  117. Linda Peavy says:

    Our rescue, Obi, loves Frosty Paws!

  118. Samii Meyer says:

    I have an Australian Shepard mix, and he loves treats! He would love them!

  119. Armani is a yorkie

  120. My brother’s lab, Marley, will be enjoying!

  121. Shirley Zolenski says:

    We have eight dogs here. There was a conversion of households causing such an influx but luckily we have LOTS of room. So we have 2 Great Danes, 2 lab mixes, 2 boxer mixes, a husky mix and a min pin.

  122. I have dachshunds and they get so happy whenever they try something new!

  123. my rescue puppy legion who is a border collie would really like this

  124. Tonya Dean says:

    We have 2 wonderful dogs. Puggy and Rose

  125. My dog would.

  126. Autumn C. says:

    I have two dogs! Johnny is a giant mastiff/boxer mix, and Sadie is a chihuahua/pomeranian mix! Love them both to pieces.

  127. alicia campos says:

    My dog Lola would get the treat – the poor girl had an exploratory surgery today and this would cheer her up!!!