Doggie Desserts From Ben & Jerry’s? Yes, Please!

Lori Ennis
by Lori Ennis
Finally. Things are looking up for 2021. Ben & Jerry’s has just introduced two ice cream flavors that were created specifically for our dogs, and we’re here for it.

Pontch’s Mix is a Peanut Butter/Pretzel swirl confection, and Rosie’s Batch includes pumpkin and mini cookies. The two flavors both use a nutritious sunflower butter base.

Speaking on behalf of Ben & Jerry’s, Global Marketing Specialist and veterinary technician Lindsay Bumps said they know that Ben & Jerry’s customers love dogs and treat them like family. They wanted to create something to rival (or even be better than!) belly rubs, and Doggie Desserts are the sweetest things doggies will put their paws on.

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Ben & Jerry’s worked with pet food experts of course to ensure the safety of all ingredients, as well as the recipe to be doggie delectable. They wanted them to be just as delicious to dogs as their human ice cream is to humans.

Ben & Jerry’s worked nationally and globally to ensure safe, high-quality ingredients and recognize that sugar is meant to be consumed in moderation and as a treat, not a regular diet item.

The flavor names came from two pups who spend a lot of time at the company’s headquarters in Vermont–a French Bulldog named Pontch and a mixed-breed rescue named Rosie. Ben & Jerry’s headquarters is dog-friendly and often, more than 40 dogs occupy the space under desks on the regular.

So if this winter still looks long, get pumped because summer’s coming and the doggy desserts will be flying!

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