Whipped Cream Safe For Dogs?

Generally, humans are fond of whipped cream! It’s sweet and creamy and adds a smooth blast of sugar and dairy anywhere it lands.

Whipped Cream: What’s In It?

It’s crucial to look at the components before deciding whether whipped cream is a good dog treat. Let’s start by defining whipped cream: it is just cream that has been “whipped” into a delicious, fluffy form. 

Is Whipped Cream Harmful To Dogs?

Even though whipped cream is not intrinsically poisonous to dogs, your specific dog may not get along with whipped cream or other dairy products.

According to Renee Schmid, DVM, DABVT, DABT, a veterinary toxicologist who works with Pet Poison Helpline, some dogs may take whipped cream and other dairy products just well. However, some dogs might have gas, bloating, or vomiting. 

How To Give Your Dog Whipped Cream Safely

Give your dog the equivalent of a tablespoon of whipped cream before your next trip to Starbucks to see if they’d want to join in on the fun (and how their tummies react).  

Avoid sugar-free whipped cream, though, as it may contain the dangerous sugar replacement xylitol.