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What Is A Puppuccino?Is your Whippet crazy for whipped cream? Do you wish Starbucks could transform into a dog-friendly Starbarks? Then the Puppuccino could be the perfect treat for your pup! A Puppuccino is simply whipped cream in a small cup. Starbucks happily gives these to pups accompanying their human's coffee runs. Puppuccinos gained popularity as Starbucks lovers shared images of canines snout-deep in Starbucks cups. Soon, videos of pups eagerly lapping up cream and resurfacing with white moustaches worthy of a Got Milk? ad took over the internet. Who knew a bit of whipped cream could bring so much tail-wagging fun?
Are Puppuccinos Safe?In general, the occasional puppuccino does not pose a health risk to cream-loving canines. However, puppuccinos could potential have adverse effects on dogs with dairy sensitivity and other digestive conditions. Dogs with these issues may experience gas, bloating, diarrhea, and/or acute intestinal distress. It's always best to consult with your veterinarian before giving your dog a novel treat. While puppuccinos are generally safe for canine-consumption, they are not exactly healthy (surprise, surprise). The primary ingredients of whipped cream are cream and sugar. Given the high fat, dairy, and sugar content, puppuccinos have no nutritional value. Yet, they can certainly be enjoyed in moderation! Puppuccinos should be an occasional, novelty treat for your pup. Not only does this protect your pup's health, but it makes puppuccinos even more special!
How Can I Make A Puppuccino For My Dog?Starbucks isn't the only source for this pup-friendly, whipped cream delight! You can easily make a puppuccino in your own kitchen. Don't be intimidated by the fancy, four-syllable name. A puppuccino is one ingredient: whipped cream!
Ingredients And Supplies:
- Whipped cream
- Small cup or bowl you don't mind covered in dog slobber
- Barista apron and cap (optional)
- Grab a cup (or bowl). Portion control is important since dogs should only consume whipped cream in moderation. Make sure the cup holds the appropriate serving size (approximately 2-4 ounces). Also ensure that the opening of the cup is large enough for your dog's snout.
- Fill the cup with whipped cream. Canned whipped cream is the most convenient option, but traditional whipped cream can also be used.
- Serve the Puppuccino to your eagerly waiting pup.
- (Optional) Take tons of pictures and videos of your pup going bonkers!
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