Homemade Doggie Bubbles?

Is there a recipe for doggie bubbles?? The kind that you use either by hand or put in a bubble blowing machine??

Chef's Answer ~ Although I'm all in favor of homemade dog treats, I'm not sure that this particular treat (or really it's a toy) is best suited for making at home.

That being said, my best recommendation is to use a kid-safe homemade bubble solution and then flavor it with a low sodium chicken bouillon cube (you could also use beef) or maybe chicken stock. One easy recipe for homemade bubbles that works nicely is 1/4 cup of liquid dish soap, 1/2 cup of water, 1 tsp sugar and one bouillon cube. Place bouillon cube in the 1/2 cup of water and microwave for 30 seconds or until it is dissolved. Place all ingredients in a small bowl and stir gently until combined. The mixture will be thick. Use a bubble wand or very small funnel to blow bubbles. Another tip is to make it a day before you intend to use the bubbles and to keep it in an air tight container.

I hope this works well for you! If some of our readers have a better idea, please feel free to post your comments.

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by: Anonymous

People use it all the time in cooking and making medicine. Probably safe

Do the bubbles leave an odor on the floor?
by: Spink

Do the bubbles smell? I like to play with bubbles with my puppies inside but I can't if it leaves any odor.


Chef's Answer ~ I suppose it's always possible that the bubble residue could leave a slight odor from the chicken bouillon cube.

To be on the safe side, and since you're concerned, I would only use the bubbles outside. That way you don't have to worry about it and enjoy the time with your dog.

I hope that helps. :)

by: Evan

I recently tried normal bubbles with my pup, and he loves it! So I'm really interested in making them myself, but I had a question. Is Glycerin bad for dogs? I'd like to make the bubbles a bit stronger, a lot of the time they pop just from the rush of air created by him jumping.

If Glycerin is not good for dogs, do you have any alternate suggestions?

Chef's Answer ~ Glycerin should be OK to use for dog bubbles. But, don't take my word for it, call up your vet to double check.

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