Short Answer: Only in small amounts, but preferably not at all!
We know, your puppy is looking at you with those cute little begging eyes that you have a hard time saying no to. But keeping ice cream away from your dog is actually kinder than letting them indulge with you. Here’s why…
Dogs Can’t Digest Dairy
After puppies are weaned from their moms, they lose the enzyme to digest lactose. So dairy is a no-go for dogs!
Dogs Shouldn’t Eat Sugar
Strawberries in themselves aren’t harmful, but mixed with unnatural sugars, it’s not good for them to consume. Small amounts of sugar every now and then is inevitable, but consistent sugar consumption can cause diabetes, weight gain, and negatively impact various organs and metabolic processes.
Will my dog die if I feed it Ice Cream?
No! They will be just fine :) But they’ll probably feel pretty sick.
Why do dogs want sugar if it’s so bad for them?
Dogs have a sweet tooth just like us! Even though they don’t have nearly as many taste buds as we do, they can still taste sweetness and become addicted to sugar.
What sweet foods can my dog eat?
Fruit popsicles (blueberries, strawberries, watermelon, bananas, raspberries, etc.), peanut butter cakes, cookies, bars, blondies, biscuits, sweet potatoes, pumpkin flavored cakes and cookies.
Save The Ice Cream For You… Have You Tried Cold Case Ice Cream?
It's important to remember that this limitation can have a silver lining: more ice cream for you to enjoy guilt-free!
As responsible pet owners, we prioritize our furry friends' well-being and ensure they have a diet that keeps them healthy and happy. But for our own sweet cravings, there's a delicious alternative that can satisfy our ice cream desires without any of the worries—Cold Case Ice Cream.
With an array of flavors that rival traditional ice cream in taste and texture, it's the perfect solution to savor the frozen treat you love while keeping your canine companion safe and content. So, next time you reach for a scoop, consider indulging in the creamy delights of Cold Case Ice Cream, leaving you free to relish every mouthful without a moment's hesitation.
Your dog may not partake, but you can have your ice cream and eat it too, all while keeping their health in mind.