By now we all know the many health benefits of coconut oil but did you know that it can also be beneficial for our dogs. When fed regularly to our dogs it can have many benefits. Make sure it’s organic and cold pressed.
Coconut oil can improve digestion and nutrient absorption, It helps heal digestive disorders such as colitis and inflammatory bowl disease. A benefit to all of us is that it reduces or even gets rid off bad breath in dogs and for long hair breeds it can help them to cough up those hair balls.
It also helps our dogs in old age with arthritis or those with ligament problems. Helps dogs to loose weight and increase their energy thus helping to prevent or control diabetes. As we know insulin and diabetes go hand in hand and coconut oil helps to regulate insulin and helps to keep a normal thyroid.
It can also help our dogs externally with skin conditions. It clears up conditions such as itchy skin, contact dermatitis and eczema. Can be used as an disinfectant on cuts and it will help to promote skin healing. Can be applied tropically for many skin conditions and bites and stings. Most obvious of all it will give your dog a lovely shiny coat and even help with doggy odour.
So here are just a few of the many benefits of feeding your dog organic cold pressed coconut oil on a regular basis. Why not give it a try.