Prince George gave Lupo the dog some ice cream & everyone is freaking out

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As we discussed earlier, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released four new photos of Prince George in honor of his third birthday. One of the photos (see above) featured bonus Lupo, the Cambridges’ beloved dog. Lupo and George and BFFs, and in the photo, George seems to be feeding Lupo a treat, probably ice cream. We don’t know exactly what it is, just that it seems to be some kind of popsicle, and we have had no confirmation from the Cambridges about what it is. People insist that it’s a white chocolate popsicle and everyone is freaking out that the Cambridges give Lupo chocolate.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are celebrating his third birthday with a string of touching family photographs. But the royals have come under fire from some critics after allowing Prince George to feed ice cream to their family dog, Lupo, despite the fact dogs are highly allergic to dairy products. In a collection of images released today to mark his birthday, Prince George can be seen crouching on one knee with a cheeky smile on his face as he offers the spaniel a white chocolate ice cream.

While the photo is one likely to appear in many family albums across the country, the royals have faced criticism from some animal cruelty campaigners who ridiculed them for giving Lupo treats. Experts warn that dogs are allergic to both dairy and chocolate and feeding them milk-based products such as ice cream could cause them digestive issues.

On Twitter, one person took extreme offence to the photographs and branded the prince a ‘monarchist monster’. They added: ‘Never give a dog ice cream. At worst: it’ll die, At best: the dog will diarrhoea everywhere!’

Another even remarked, rather dramatically, that the youngster should ‘go to prison’ for giving the animal what appeared to be flavoured ice cream with a white chocolate coating.

According to experts, animals should not be fed dairy or milk-based products such as ice cream as it can cause them diarrhoea and other digestive issues. Adult dogs are deficient in lactose necessary for digestion of milk, one animal charity warned. Chocolate is also harmful to pets as it contains theobromine which is toxic to animals. The chemical is found in all flavours of chocolate, including white.

A spokesman for the RSPCA told MailOnline: ‘It is lovely that Prince George is trying to help keep his family dog, Lupo, cool in these high temperatures. [But] we would advise people to be cautious when giving their dogs food meant for human consumption as some items, like chocolate, can be highly toxic to dogs and dairy items can be difficult for them to digest. Instead of ice cream we would suggest making an ice lolly from pet friendly ingredients. Making these can be really fun for children and the end product is both safe and enjoyable for dogs.’

[From The Daily Mail]

Every dog is different, and I don’t want to minimize the fact that many dogs do have really bad reactions to eating dairy and/or chocolate. But some dogs love it, even if it makes them gassy. My old puppy LOVED ice cream to a crazy degree – he would happily eat a scoop and then spend the next two hours farting his heart out. So yes, please avoid giving your dog ice cream and/or chocolate. But I’m still not entirely convinced that George was giving Lupo chocolate ice cream, nor do I think it’s some HUGE deal if he was. They’ve had that dog for five years and I bet Lupo gets all kind of treaties. Plus: I actually think Lupo looks suspicious of the popsicle. That’s not a dog who likes what he’s being offered.

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  1. Kristen says:

    Big ass motherfuckin’ eye roll. That dog is probably better cared for than 99% of the dogs on the planet Earth.

    • aims says:

      Or human beings for that matter

    • Kelly says:

      Awesome response. Don’t think the palace will use it unfortunately.

    • Adele Dazeem says:

      This! I’m no Cambridge Stan but this is the kind of stuff that exhausts me about the world today. They can’t win….and let’s focus on the REAL issues!

    • iheartgossip says:

      Co-Sign!

    • Kath says:

      Yep. I’m a hard-core animal rights supporter – but this is ridiculous. When you think about the suffering of MOST of the living things on this planet, giving your spoiled, happy dog a lick of your (non-chocolate) ice cream at a picnic is hardly a big deal.

      • FuefinaWG says:

        This! Plus, how do they know it’s not “doggy ice cream?” Yes, the chances are slim-to-none that it’s doggy ice cream, but still …

    • Melissa says:

      Chocolate isn’t the issue, cocoa is what makes dogs sick. White chocolate does not cause issues. Most people are also allergic to dairy and still sat it. This is a non story, cute photo though.

      • PimmsCupInAPimpCup says:

        FuefinaWG,
        I was wondering that myself. People are acting like the kid is giving the dog Deramaxx, when we don’t know the ingredients of the popsicle.
        Could be mashed frozen banana for all we know. When my dog was ill, we made our own dog ice cream with mashed bananas and apple juice. Could be a harmless smoothie on a stick.

        Sometimes I wonder if a pre-requisite of being a member of the press is a big batch of envy and jealousy. Yes, this kid was born in the easy, but we don’t know the level of responsibility or ordeals he’s going to have to undergo.

      • Katie says:

        It would take A POUND of chocolate to really make a 10# dog sick. White chocolate is safe because it has an insignificant amt of methyltrexines.

  2. Nilo says:

    Dogs shouldn’t eat anything with dairy and/or sugar in it but it’s just a pic, so calm down. Lupo looks a bit doubtful anyway.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Another rookie PR mistake. It is a pic that they know is going to be hyper scrutinized. They did it to try to make a cute PR picture, but the message it is sending does matter. Jason should have known better.

      #poorjason
      #jasonweseeyou

    • MP says:

      Our dogs eat regularly yogurt (unflavored) and cottage cheese. They also love to lick the lids of the sour cream pots. We use a lot of cultured milk products here and I have never heard that they would be bad for dogs.
      They don’t get anything with sugar though to avoid cavities.

      • Bettyrose says:

        My dog trainer encouraged us to use cream cheese as a reward. Pup only gets a few licks about once a week, but never had any problems.

      • Nilo says:

        That’s what my vet told me – she said the milk is for calfs, not for dogs (or humans), and some dogs do have allergic reactions/tummy aches/indegestion. But: My dog loves curd and goat’s cheese, the real stinky one, and sometimes she gets some.

      • ladysussex says:

        I’ve given my dog a spoonful of plain yogurt with her breakfast every day since she was a puppy. She’s 7 now (in human years) and perfectly healthy. She is also crazy about cheese, so she gets a little slice every once in a while. Also, “White chocolate” doesn’t actually contain any actual chocolate, so even if the dog did take a lick of what is probably vanilla ice cream, I’m pretty sure there will be no repercussions. Who is the person in the article saying the dog could die?

      • ol cranky says:

        My dogs do very well with yogurt (even my foxhound who has the most sensitive tummy) – yogurt is an ingredient in many a frozen kong recipe

        unless they announced that the little prince was giving lupo a taste of his white chocolate fudgsicle, it’s idiotic to assume that’s what’e being given. of course the people attacking them are the same ones threatening to charge people who put any sort of clothing or costumes on a dog with animal cruelty

        (and count me as one of those people who rolled their eyes at everyone who insists on dressing their dogs up – until I had a “special needs” coonie who has now generalized our storm thunder shirt ritual into a love of playing dress up to the point she will dig stuff out of her toy chest and bring it to me to put on her)

    • Red32 says:

      Supermarkets have frozen dog treats and there are recipes on the Internet. I know a girl who baked a special dog-safe birthday cake. We have no idea what he’s feeding that dog, but considering how quick everyone is to insist it’s chocolate when it could easily be vanilla, or even a pale lemon ice, tells me they can’t win whatever they do, so why explain themselves?

      • ladysussex says:

        @Red32 my thoughts exactly! They really can’t win no matter what they do. And the only reason they share these photos to begin with is so the press doesn’t hound the family trying to get photos of George. If it were me, I’d be like “Ok, f#*# the lot of you. No more photos for anyone you bunch of judgey b*#*#*#*.”

    • Megan says:

      I guess I belong in the lock up. My old dog loved ice cream so much it was impossible to eat it without giving her some. She would then sit in front of the fridge for hours in the hopes someone was coming back for seconds.

      • Rachel says:

        I’ll be right there sharing your cell. WTF!. My dog gets vanilla ice cream regularly. There’s a frozen custard stand across the street from his vet’s office and he gets a special treat when we leave. And the vet KNOWS we’re going to get ice cream when we leave. I have never once had a vet tell me not to give him ice cream.

        Also, it takes 5 lbs of pure chocolate to poison a 60lb dog. I know this because my dog once ate an entire 1lb bag of dove dark chocolate hearts. Now that did lead to a very unpleasant few hours, but I seriously doubt white chocolate ice cream or white chocolate coating on ice cream, or whatever it is is going to hurt that dog.

    • Imqrious2 says:

      Our dog got shredded cheese mixed with his food (human grade grinded by a dog butcher- don’t ask! Lol). The vet recommended we mix a handful of the cheese with his food. He LOVES CHEESE- any kind, anywhere, anytime! He also shared a few licks of ice cream (but not chocolate flavors) and yogurts (reg. and frozen), and he lived to 16. Our current dog gets the same (and we did the cream cheese/peanut butter) for training, and he is a happy 8 yr. old with no digestive problems (though he inelegantly burbs after some meals, the looks at us like a mischievous kid ☺️). We love our pup!

    • Hooboy! says:

      I think it is more appropriate to say SOME dogs shouldn’t…Let’s face it most dogs could (and do) eat the couch, the wall, rocks, underwear and each other’s poop, and consider it a great treat! The amount of ice cream that dog is eating is not going to kill it or hurt it.

  3. Susan says:

    My dog is 14 years old. He eats a little ice cream every time I eat ice cream. And that’s not infrequent. :)

    He also eats cheese on the regular. It’s his favorite thing in fact.

    Arrest me now. Or, alternatively wait until he lives to 17 years old healthy and spry.

    ps, white chocolate has no cocoa solids in it, just maybe cocoa butter (and not always that). Are these people that knowledgeable about what is on the stick that they are sure it is toxic to dogs? I’m pretty sure it’s not cocoa butter that is dangerous for dogs since vets always say the darker the chocolate (higher cacao%), the more dangerous it is for dogs. So milk chocolate is not nearly as dangerous as a very dark chocolate. So these people are alarmists and also likely scientifically wrong.

    • Zuzus Girl says:

      My boy lived for cheese! He’s lose his mind for ice cream. All animals are different, just like people. He never had gas with dairy though I may have tooted a few times and blamed him.

    • swak says:

      My daughter gives her dogs their pills in cheese when she needs to do so. They both love cheese and if one is getting a pill the other wants her cheese sans pill also!

    • bluhare says:

      Mine too. I scrupulously avoided giving them any kind of chocolate, but they got a few licks of ice cream when we had some. And cheese. Any kind of cheese! If that’s animal abuse I’m the worst animal person of all time and our dogs have all been sado masochistic!

    • paranormalgirl says:

      my dogs get cheese and occasionally ice cream when we’re having it and there are no frosty paws left in the freezer. They don’t get chocolate, but our Berner got into a white chocolate Santa and the vet was not concerned. He had a little gas and a little diarrhea, but was fine.

      And:

      ” it would take 200 pounds of white chocolate consumed within a 17 hour period to reach toxic levels of theobromine for a 16 pound dog.”

      So they can just stop now.

      • Jenny says:

        Was going to say the dogs love Frosty Paws!

      • Jc says:

        I make frozen treats for my dog with plain yogurt, mashed banana (I use baby food-already mashed), and chunky peanut butter ( w/o sugar). He loves them and has no problems with it.

    • Bridget says:

      My dog LOVES cheese, as does just about every other dog I know.

    • Wren says:

      My dog is on any cheese that falls on the floor before you know you dropped it. He seems no worse for wear. He also eats a lot of other things that would probably make some people faint. He’s a ranch dog so I don’t even know half the nasty things he finds outside and decides are excellent snacks. If something makes him ill I just let him eat grass and take care of it himself.

      The only things we religiously keep away from him are onions, garlic and chocolate.

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      Our Sheltie like cheese, and his favorite food with dairy products is popovers ( Ina Garten’s recipe). He is relentless when they come out of the oven.

      • paranormalgirl says:

        Well of course – it’s INA’S recipe, for crying out loud!!!! (LOVE Ina Garten)

  4. Feeshalori says:

    As Marie Antoinette would say, “Let him eat ice cream!” In moderation, of course.

  5. Mel M says:

    Wow, the things people spend their time and energy on. White chocolate doesn’t even have chocolate in it though right? I always thought it was just sugar and cream and some vanilla flavoring.

    • LadyMTL says:

      Nope, it has no cocoa in it so technically isn’t really chocolate (and it’s also kinda gross but that’s my opinion lol.)

      I do think people are freaking out over nothing, I very much doubt that Lupo’s life is in danger. Some folks just need to relax.

      • Mel M says:

        Thought so.

        Yeah, people it’s almost the weekend sheesh, relax. I think even if he was trying to feed him a real dog treat people would find fault it that about how it’s over processed, un natural evil stuff that is slowly killing poor Lupo and you should only be feeding him organic, grass fed, free range snacks. This dog probably has a better life than most people on the planet.

    • FingerBinger says:

      White chocolate is cocoa butter.

  6. swak says:

    People are really being nitpicky with this. It’s not like he is doing this every day and the dog is getting massive amounts of dairy/chocolate. They say grapes are bad for dogs. I had a dog that LOVED grapes. I would give her one or two maybe once or twice a year (she loved bananas too). That does not make me a terrible – no. Nor does this make the Cambridges terrible people. People need to get a life!

    • Robin says:

      Grapes and raisins can have a substance growing on them that can cause fatal kidney failure in dogs. They should never have either, even in small amounts.

    • Imqrious2 says:

      My Doug loves grapes. I am the slave that peels each one for him (he’s a spoiled little bugger lol). He will spit out any with a peel. He only gets a few at a time though.

  7. Nic919 says:

    Some have been saying it looks like the Magnum white chocolate ice cream, but I am not sure how you can tell.
    I do find the backlash funny, because this family is all about propaganda, but the real animal abuse issue is the fact that William still supports hunting.

    • bluhare says:

      + a whole lot!

    • K says:

      Magnum was my first thought too – it looks like there’s a bit of chocolate on the narrow side and the bottom there still, and just the shape of it is pretty distinctive. Plus, the way he’s holding it, stick would be about the right length. They’re my #1 vice currently so I got fairly familiar with the shape… ^^;

    • mary s says:

      This multiplied by a really big number, like fifty eighty million thirty-three (according to my dear child).

    • K2 says:

      It’s a Magnum. I’m not proud of being able to spot one at 90 paces, but it is indeed a Magnum.

    • my3cents says:

      +1 this.
      Let spend our efforts trying to protect animals that actually need it- wilderness, poaching etc.
      I can only envy that dog’s life.

  8. mellie says:

    Our 12 year old Dashound is a big ice cream fan, we don’t give him chocolate ice cream, but he does get ice cream on occasion. I can tell you he accidentally has eaten lots and lots of chocolate over the years. He is a jerk, but he did live to tell about it. People need to calm down.

    • bluhare says:

      LOL at “he’s a jerk”. We had a dachshund mix who was a total jerk and I adored him!

      • paranormalgirl says:

        One of my scotties is a jerk, too.

      • mellie says:

        They are so stubborn!! Our golden retriever and our jack Russell mind so well…but Duke (the dashound) just has no interest in following rules!

      • bluhare says:

        Ha, you guys! We had a Jack Russell who was a jerk too, although he was so friendly and sweet (most of the time) that nobody really minded that he wouldn’t listen to a word you said! Unless you had cheese. Then he dropped like a rock into the most perfect sit/stay of all time! :D

      • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

        Jerk Sheltie over here ( but only because he is a super picky eater).

    • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

      When I was a child, people didn’t know that dogs were “allergic” to chocolate, and we gave our dogs chocolate fairly often. Just a little bite of it, but nothing ever happened. And I gave my West Highland Terrier a bite of my ice cream every time I had some, and nothing ever happened. I’m not saying it couldn’t, but people really do get so hysterical. Our dog never gained weight and was perfectly healthy because we gave her lots of exercise and an occasional treat. Big deal.

      • Lilacflowers says:

        Our beagle would terrorize us for chocolate. It could never be left out. Although her favorite food was Fritos. She lived to be 16. Our golden retriever would eat whole pans of brownies cooling on the stove, suffering only mouth burns from the heat.

      • GoodNamesAllTaken says:

        I’ve done that thing with the mouth burns before. Cool dog.

    • ladysussex says:

      My dachshund is very sassy! But I wouldn’t call her a jerk. And once she got into a bowl of chocolate M&M’s and seemed to really eat a lot. She vomited them up though, and didn’t die or seem sick at all after the vomiting.

    • LuMaitresse says:

      I have cheeky poodles who adore ice cream and chocolate. One was particularly naughty and would jump on to the dining room chairs to get at boxes of truffles on the sideboard that were supposed to be ” hidden” from her, open the box, and nom nom. It was all hilarious until the poor thing ate a pound and was so sick. Before I had to have her put down years later, I took her out for a “kiddie” cone at Dairy Queen. Man my girl loved sweets!

  9. PGrant's Girl says:

    LMAO at “farting his heart out,” Kaiser! I have two dogs and surprisingly it’s the little one that is an epic farter. Love her like crazy despite her ass issues, though! 🐶💕

  10. Irene says:

    Why would people jump to the conclusion that that was white chocolate instead of the much more likely assumption that it’s vanilla? The Daily Mail is so ridiculous.

  11. Belle Epoch says:

    What about Milk Bones for dogs?

  12. pikawho? says:

    Whoops, my parents gave our family dog vanilla ice cream every year on his birthday. All fourteen of them.

    Time to tell the family we’re all animal abusers :(

  13. Erinn says:

    Oh ffs. For them to rip them up over THIS?

    Everytime I get icecream in a dish from the corner store, I let Juno lick the melted icecream remnants from the container. She eats cheese sometimes.

    This is also a dog who found a 12 pack of orange pop while we were out when she was a pup – picked up one can at a time and took them to the couch to puncture them and lick up the pop. She did this for 4 cans. Needless to say that couch was not long for this world.

    She’s a 48lb dog though – a tiny bit of people food every now and then isn’t going to do a whole lot. I’m not feeding her grapes, or hunks of dark chocolate, or big cloves of garlic. She’s fine. She’s not a 5lb yorkie or something where a little amount is still a large amount to them.

    • Susan says:

      It’s all dependent on the dog. My dog is only a 6 pound chihuahua and eats cheese and ice cream regularly, practically every day and has no issues, including no gas. Dairy is not toxic, it’s just that it *can* be difficult to digest, which is really no different than for humans.

      My dog has also has gotten a bit of chocolate a few times in his life unintentionally and had no problems with it (although yes, the amount of toxic things does matter, unlike dairy).

    • tigerlily says:

      My ex used to buy his mutt (lab border collie mix) a plain vanilla soft serve cone every time we went to Dairy Queen. I thought it was weird but it didn’t seem to harm the dog, she loved it. It amazes me the fuss people make over dogs.

      • Anom says:

        Yeah, that’s a Pup Cup! Everything I go to Dairy Queen and they see my dog in my front passenger seat, they offer up the Pup Cup – a very small cup of vanilla soft serve! At Starbucks, it’s a cup of whipped cream.

  14. Wren says:

    There’s nothing people like to get all up in your grill about than how you feed/train/treat your pets except how you raise your children. Kids and animals interacting? Nuclear public opinion achieved.

    It’s one picture, the dog doesn’t even look like he wants the thing, and how the hell is everyone so certain exactly what the frozen thing is? I get that it’s probably dairy based, and may perhaps contain chocolate, but white chocolate barely has any of the toxic compounds in it the dog is more likely to get sick from the sugar content than theobromine. While I don’t intentionally feed my dog things that I know pose a risk to him, it’s a dog, and a medium sized one at that. They’re hardier than we give them credit for. Even if he swallowed the frozen treat in one gulp he’s not going to die. He’d either eat some grass and barf it back up, terrorize everyone with his gas for a few hours, or cause some poor staffer to clean up a few squirts. It’s not a bar of baking chocolate stuffed with onions.

  15. Bridget says:

    Do the people criticizing even have dogs of their own? Serious question, because I’m guessing most dog owners I know wouldn’t even bat an eye at this. A dog sneaking a lick of a popsicle or a little ice cream isn’t going to kill it, in the same way that putting a pill in a piece of cheese isn’t.

    And white chocolate isn’t really poisonous to dogs. It’s essentially cocoa that’s toxic (and the caffeine isn’t great either), which is why the darker the chocolate the worse it is for a dog. Sometimes people just want to complain.

  16. Sayrah says:

    Oh ffs! My eyes have completely rolled out of my head.

  17. spidey says:

    Oh, it’s the Cambridges lets find something else to criticise!

  18. La Ti Da says:

    How cracked and miserable must you be as a person to see a photo of a 3 year old boy giving his dog a treat and your immediate reaction is to call him a monster or that he should go to prison? There are some seriously sick people in this world.

    • Twohearts says:

      This! He is 3 years old ffs. He’s not being malicious – he’s being sweet and sharing with his puppy. It’s what children do. I’m no fan of the Cambridges, but everytime we see a photo of their kids, people react so hatefully about an innocent kid. Would you willingly expose your 3 year old to this kind of frenzy?

  19. the_blonde_one says:

    The amount of ice cream with chocolate in it that it would take to kill a dog is bigger than the kid holding the popsicle. While sugar should not be a staple of any animal’s diet a small, occasional treat containing it is going to do no harm. As for dairy- let’s be honest, animals LOVE DAIRY. when I had parrots they would attack you for mac n cheese or cheese popcorn. Every cat I had loved ice cream- and supposedly they can’t even taste ‘sweet’. I use small blocks of cheese as rewards/training tools with all my dogs if that is what they like.

    In short, much like when it comes to children judging on the internet, people need to calm the hell down and worry about their own houses a bit more before FREAKING OUT over a seemingly well behaved child gently giving a treat to a seemingly well trained dog.
    -source- dog trainer/rehabber.

    • the_blonde_one says:

      I also meant to include that I am willing to bet a VERY good portion of the people internet-screeching about this feed their dogs pedigree, alpo, gravy train or ‘random store brand’ and the large part of the treats their dogs get contain incredible amounts of dye (pupporoni etc) or are not made in the country they live in (example- I live in the US and only buy edible items for dogs that are grown, produced and packaged in the US. If I lived in England then England etc) and rather come from China.

    • swak says:

      We had a parakeet when I was growing up. Every morning my dad got it out of the cage on his finger and had a piece of toast with butter on it for him – the bird LOVED the butter. That parakeet lived probably 20 years.

    • Kelly says:

      We had a Jack Russell terror mix that every Christmas somehow, someway got in the Godiva’s. From the top of the counters, drawers, to the top of the fridge nothing was safe, I swear that damn dog had springs in her feet and a conniving little personality. Best dog ever.

      The worst was when she ripped open a secret Santa box someone had sent me to inhale the chocolate; the funniest was coming home from an awesome birthday dinner to smell chocolate in the air and see little puppy paw prints all up and down the kitchen counter where she had nudged open the box of expensive chocolate cake dad ordered for my birthday. Only a corner missing but Dad was a Marine in the Pacific and dug down deep to create a whole new vocabulary to describe Casey that night.

      I finally learned how to induce well… I’ll spare you the details, but according to the vet dogs have to ingest a certain proportion of pure cocoa for it to be lethal. Yes, you should NEVER give a dog chocolate to be on the safe side, but what is even more lethal is (are) grapes.

      • the_blonde_one says:

        the most lethal thing for a dog currently is xylitol and it’s especially insidious because it’s replacing sugar in things without announcing that it’s there. Peanut butter is a common culprit of something that is often given to dogs as a treat that is now becoming more commonly sweetened with this poison. It’s in most ‘sugar free’ candy and gum and the gum is terrifying- I have a friend that has a 65 pound pitbull. That dog got in someone’s purse and ate THREE to FOUR tiny pieces of sugarless gum. A week in the Vet ER, blood transfusions, IV’s etc the dog lived thank goodness. Another case at our Vet ER- dog snagged and ate a medium sized wad of chewed and discarded gum that was on the ground. Just out for a walk and ‘boop’ dog ate what it found on the ground. THIS is what people need to be aware of and up in arms over- a piece of gum having the potential to kill a dog. Not sugar or chocolate.

  20. Realitycheck says:

    Why haven’t we seen any recent pictures of them working?

  21. Thaisajs says:

    How would they know its white chocolate and not vanilla?

    • Kelly says:

      Because the people posting are positively perfect in their sanitized little buttoned up lives and have nothing better to do than to jump to the worst possible conclusion.

  22. Robin says:

    Please don’t equate dairy and chocolate consumption (“dairy and/or chocolate”). Too much dairy might cause some digestive upset. Too much chocolate will kill.

  23. Kelly says:

    I have a Golden Retriever who eats elk poop despite our best efforts. Maybe they could get together.

  24. Cran says:

    Not to worry. Donald Trump will be our next POTUS & as the Law and Order Commander in Chief I’m quite certain all evil doers such as Wee Prince George are already on his radar.🍦🍫

  25. QQ says:

    LOLOLO do the Tut tutting Moms of online need Chiropractic Services?? cause they nearly broke their back on the reach of this one

  26. Solanaceae (Nighty) says:

    Oh, for Goodness sake… My dog, she’s 16, eats a little bit of ice cream and also cheese… She’s doing fine… People are obsessed at picking on everything others do… Too much time in their hands..

  27. Calico Cat says:

    Has anyone thought to feed Duchess Kate anything lately?

  28. Nikki says:

    It’s not like this is the dog’s dinner; it’s a little child offering his dog a lick! Every dog worth his salt hangs out near the youngest person in the family, to catch all the spills! Anyone who says the 3 year old is a monster is a nut.

    • Imqrious2 says:

      Haha! The dog we had growing up would always sneak in the kitchen and sit by my grandfather (whenever he was over). My grandfather would sneak him bits of food, which Brandy would inhale, and the wait politely and quietly for the next bit. If it took too long, he’d put his paw on your lap 😊).

      My dad had a rule of no dogs in the kitchen at mealtime, so he wouldn’t “be a beggar”, and every time he caught my grandfather in the act, he’d order the dog out, and reiterated not to feed the dog at the table. But Brandy was nothing if not determined, and this dog would crawl in on his belly, like a GI on the battlefield, to get back to my grandfather’s chair. It was the funniest thing. Even my dad had to laugh at the sight of this determined dog! Sigh…I miss that pup 🐶❤️

      Our current dog gets into the banquette and sits at the table with us during meals (next to my dad!! lol). He knows he’ll get bites and just hangs with us 😊

  29. Sam says:

    We had a Husky growing up. Every night, my dad would have a beer when he came home from work. And every now and again, he’d pour a little bit of beer into his hand and let the dog have some (a very little bit!). When he grilled, he’d make an extra hot dog and always throw it to her. The dog seemed to enjoy it very much and we never saw any adverse effects. She was also very long-lived, according to the vet. People freak out over the tiniest crap now.

  30. Susie 1of 3 says:

    Ugh! It was a prop for the photo! A little boy offering his dog a lick of his ice cream. They were going for cute. The moment when mom and dad say, “don’t be feeding the dog sweets, dear”. A mischievous 3 year old.

  31. MinnFinn says:

    That dog has to be a stuffed prop or he was added after they took the pic of George. Lupo is just too stiff looking to be believable as a dog with an ice cream bar 2 inches from his face.

  32. Adele Dazeem says:

    This week on celebitchy I have not only defended Melania Trump (I think she was thrown under the bus fwiw), *slightly* improved my opinion of Kim Kardashian and Kanye and now defending Cambridges.

    It really is the end of days isn’t it??

  33. Amelie says:

    Oh my god the things my dog managed to eat should have killed him but he lived until he was 15. Ate half a bag of Swiss chocolates once and methodically unwrapped all of them, we got back from church to find the kitchen floor covered in wrappers. Somehow he managed to get onto the counter and tipped the bag over, spilling a bunch of them on the floor. And he had no reaction whatsoever.

    Ate mice poison once and we had no idea until his poop came out a beautiful turquoise.

    Ate a bunch of my sister’s Lactaid pills, still not sure how he managed to get into those.

    We occasionally gave him rice and eggs, but anything else he ate were crumbs that dropped on the floor. However he did not like grapes. Someone mentioned above that they aren’t good for dogs. I think he didn’t know how to eat them. Would take them in his mouth and spit them right back out.

  34. Merritt says:

    The people complaining need to find a hobby. For all we know it is one of the specialty ice cream style treats made for dogs.

  35. Izzy says:

    White chocolate… oh, you mean VANILLA? FFS.

  36. KiddVicious says:

    Dogs aren’t “allergic” to dairy as that article says, they become lactose intolerant once they’re weaned, much like all of the animal kingdom. Humans would too if we didn’t insist on force kids to drink cow’s milk after weaning.

    On the other hand, I had a dog who loved cheese. As a family we ate a lot of it and would always give her some. She also loved ice cream and would lick my dad’s bowl clean.

    And now I want a Magnum bar. With REAL chocolate, not the pretend white kind.

    • Persephone says:

      It was apparently drinking goat milk that caused the genetic mutation that keeps people producing the lactase enzyme after weaning.

  37. Kitty says:

    Haha I think this is too funny. They wouldn’t get criticized for the littlest and dumbest things if they and I mean Will and Kate worked very much and had a sense of duty.

  38. Aang says:

    My last dog ate not only an entire chocolate cake stolen from the counter, a bag of Hershy Kisses, wrappers and all, but also some dry tile grout that caused him to poop bricks. He lived to be 13 years old and died of bone cancer not chocolate or grout. My current dog eats human food on a regular basis, anything we eat she gets leftovers. She is a perfectly healthy 6 years old, and not fat. Some dogs will have issues, many will not. I’m sure that dog is very well taken care of.

  39. Cerys says:

    I don’t really know the ins and outs of what to feed dogs so I wouldn’t like to express an opinion on the rights and wrongs of chocolate and ice cream for them. It’s a shame it’s caused a furore because it’s a sweet picture of a little boy and his doggie pal. The DM has a story saying the RSPCA are accusing the Cambridges of animal cruelty. The sycophants are up in arms in the comments section. If you want a laugh check have a read at them.

  40. The Original Mia says:

    Guess I’m in trouble because the ice cream shop I go to gives my Lulu her own cup of ice cream w/ a doggie biscuit if she’s in the car. She also eats cheese like a champ. She’s a happy, spoiled little doxie.

  41. hmmm says:

    Meh, about the ice cream brouhaha. The dog is not even looking at George or the ice cream but straight ahead as if he’s looking at his trainer.

  42. Malificent says:

    I had a cat that loved wine. She’d tip over wine glasses and bottles to get at it. We had to be on constant alert — although we did briefly consider drinking wine from sippy cups….

    • Susie 1of 3 says:

      One sip, after walking across the back of the couch to an end table and sneaking a lick from a wine glass, and we had to hide wine from our cat from that day forward. If she could smell it, she’d meow and beg for some. Slightly aggressive about it too.

    • Persephone says:

      Our 17 yr old cat has to be supervised around dairy but given he’s been a hard working mouser most of his life I’m happy to let him lick the bowl. It’s when you turn your back and he’s licking your sandwich he gets a telling off that he ignores.
      In an attempt to prove that he didn’t want what I was eating I discovered he likes Vegemite.

  43. K2 says:

    Our pup once ate a really, really dark chocolate bar from my bag. Excellent quality. The vet had to give her meds to make her throw up and then a charcoal drink. And the vet told me that the better quality the chocolate, the worse the risk to the hound. A white choc candy bar, and no big whoops. A gourmet dark chocolate one, and a few squares could kill.

    I really doubt a white choc Magnum would do much harm at all. And anyway, if that dog could talk it would be telling George to eff off and locate him a steak instead.

  44. CJW says:

    My Great Dane loves clementines. If I just crack the peel he comes running than sits as still as possible drooling a river until he gets a slice. Love that bugger.

  45. MrsK says:

    OMG that dog is eating chocolate!
    But it’s white!
    OMG that dog is eating white chocolate!!

    Idiots.

  46. Canadian Becks says:

    Not to change the subject……but George has a DIMPLE after all!
    Looks like Kate’s , on the left cheek.

  47. Tough Cookie says:

    I’m guilty as well!!! My Irish wolfhound loves the Starbucks drive-thru….they always give her a cup of whipped cream. Thank God dairy doesn’t make her gassy….wolfhounds farts will knock you down.
    I cannot stand this family but I have no problem with the pic of G feeding ice cream to the dog.

  48. Marianne says:

    My dog has had ice cream before too. But really more in a licked the bowl after I ate it all kind of way. She has been fine. No diarrhea.

  49. Supes says:

    I got my dog (a similar breed to Lupo) from a reputable Kennel Club registered breeder and the advice was to mix a little milk with his puppy feed to encourage him to eat if he wasn’t showing an interest. He developed collitis and the vet advised us to discontinue giving dairy products. He’s had no problems since. I’m quite convinced that if Lupo had a problem with dairy they would know about it after 5 years. This is a healthy and well cared-for dog.