frostbitedogday (frostbitedogday) wrote in caninecentral,

Doggie Ice Cream!

Some yummy news for your pups, as posted in the Boston Globe:

In 2006, Jeff Walker decided to give dogs exactly what they want – an ice cream of their very own. Frostbite, a new line of power ice cream for dogs, offers a holistic way to treat a wide variety of ailments from anxiety to dry skin. For our more privileged clientele, the Frostbite Headquarters in Boston will custom-blend homeopathic toppings for individual pets. These unique blends of all-natural herbs, when mixed in with Frostbite Ice Cream, offer a supplement to daily nutrition and an aid to traditional veterinary medicine.

Walker, a historian of Chinese herbal sciences, has created a team consisting of a pharmacologist, a culinary historian, and a veterinarian to help formulate the world’s first healthy homeopathic ice cream for dogs.“We are seeing tremendous increases in chronic ill health in our pets that was rare back in the early 1960's. Most of these illnesses revolve around breakdown in our pets' immune systems, and include chronic skin/ear allergies, digestive upset, thyroid/adrenal/pancreatic disorders, seizures, gum/ teeth problems, degenerative arthritis, kidney/liver failure, and cancer across all ages and breeds. Homeopathy offers a viable alternative in truly curing pets and making their bodies healthier,” said Michael Dym, D.V.M.

Four of the available healing mix-ins include: a senior blend designed to relieve arthritis, aid digestion, and support cognitive function in older dogs; an Echinacea and goldenseal blend to strengthen the developing immune system of puppies and promote healing and help fight off infection in adult dogs; a tranquility blend to calm dogs with general and situational anxiety and reduce physical tension without the side effects seen in other medications; and a tinkle tonic to soothe the urinary tract and reduce inflammation without irritating the kidneys. Other mixes, such as a detoxifying blend and a digestion aid, are in the works and will be launched later this summer.

Frostbite ice cream is available for dog-friendly events everywhere, from party packages to the Frostbite Doggie Ice Cream truck. We’ll help you plan and throw a block party featuring Frostbite Doggie Ice Cream for your friends and neighbors. We offer a Sundae Bar service so each doggie guest at your party can have a frosty dessert made just for them with all their favorite flavors. Join the Frostbite Birthday Club and get coupons for a special treat for your pup on his or her special day. No matter what type of event you’re planning, Frostbite has something to help make it a party to remember.

The ice cream is all natural, non-dairy, and dark chocolate free. With a long list of exotic flavors and dog-friendly sundae toppings, Frostbite takes the heat out of your dog’s summer. Every one of Frostbite’s products is made with the finest, freshest ingredients and is specially formulated to keep your dog healthy and happy.
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