Video Of The Week — Doggy Ice Cream Parlor Is A Success With Canines

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Photo Credit: Don Paletto/Facebook

All canine owners know that feeding their pets regular ice cream can result in serious health issues. Many dogs are lactose intolerant and consumption of dairy upsets their digestive systems. Moreover, just like in humans, eating large amounts of sugar causes dogs to become hyper and unfocused, and can also result in dental cavities, diabetes, and obesity. Now, thanks to Mauricio Montoya, some lucky dogs in Mexico City are finally able to enjoy the frozen treat without their owners worrying about any harmful side effects.

Photo Credit: Don Palleto/Facebook

The owner of Don Paletto Ice Cream says, “We wanted to make a dessert for dogs because there are already treats like strips of jerky, bacon, and cookies for them on the market, but few proper desserts.” Montoya consulted with various veterinarians before creating a recipe that was both safe and delicious. Called “heladogs — a play on helado, the Spanish word for ice cream — the doggy ice cream is made using organic, lactose-free, and sugar-free yogurt, honey, and fruit flavors. To make it even more gut-friendly, Montoya added Lactobacilli, a probiotic agent that aids digestion in both humans and animals.

Photo Credit: Don Palleto/Facebook

Pooches can select from frozen cones or lollipops that are available in a variety of cleverly named flavors, such as “Gentleman” and “Lucky Lucky.” While there is no verbal confirmation, judging from the wagging tails and eager licks, the pooches appear to be loving ice cream as much as humans do. The best part is that “heladogs” is perfectly safe for people, allowing owners to eat, a scoop or two, alongside their pets without feeling guilty!

Resources: odditycentral.com,metro.co.uk,hellogiggles.com

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  • cutegirl24
    cutegirl24Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 2:59 pm
    socute! ( i wonder if my dog would lie that? ) if you think so follow me
    • rch9
      rch9Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10:38 am
      I'm glad they did that. you know how we love icecream and dogs want some but you can't give them any sweets just salty dogfood well they deserve sweets to oh and if you can't get it to go to McDonald's and get a tiny cone
      • squirrelflight
        squirrelflightSaturday, September 5, 2020 at 9:07 am
        That is just ADORABLE!!!
        • leiker1414
          leiker1414Friday, July 10, 2020 at 4:52 pm
          That dog in the 3rd picture. Is so cute.
          • leiker1414
            leiker1414Friday, July 10, 2020 at 4:50 pm
            I wanna get my dog some.
            • wolfieland
              wolfielandThursday, July 9, 2020 at 9:13 am
              omg y r they so cute? the dogs eating ice cream makes them cuter ☺
              • bookfan2008
                bookfan2008Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 6:11 am
                So cute! Awww!
                • lovebooks123
                  lovebooks123Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:40 pm
                  that is so cute
                  • kinspower10
                    kinspower10Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 10:13 am
                    DOGS. SO. CUTE!!!!!
                    • unibookwormlove
                      unibookwormloveWednesday, April 22, 2020 at 12:42 pm
                      Amazing😛😍