Why it’s Great to Feed and Use on Your Pets
Feeding and Using Coconut Oil for Your Pets:
- It helps with weight loss
- Disinfects wounds and soothes cracked pads
- It’s great for skin and coat
- It can help improve gut health
- It improves brain function
- It can be used to clean teeth
- It can repel and expel parasites
- Use it with Turmeric to make Golden Paste
Coconut Oil Benefits:
- It helps with weight loss by balancing the thyroid.
- It helps with disinfecting cuts and wounds and soothes cracked paws. Coconut oil has anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and acts as a topical natural antibiotic versus chemical based products.
- It’s great for the skin and coat. Coconut oil hydrates the skin and increases skin surface lipid levels. Acts as an effective moisturizer if your dog suffers from dry skin or dandruff. Helps combat the stinky smell.
- It can improve gut health. Coconut oil showed the greatest impact on stopping yeast growth. Improves digestion and nutrient absorption. Reduces inflammation and helps heal digestive disorders like IBS.
- It helps improve brain function. It can improve cognitive function in older dogs by providing the brain with energy in the form of ketones, promoting good nerve and brain function and preventing dementia.
- It can be used to clean teeth. It has anti-microbial properties that make it the natural perfect teeth cleaner. It also helps eliminate harmful bacteria in the mouth. It helps to prevent plaque from forming.
- It can repel flea and ticks. Rub it on your dog before a walk in the woods.
- It is a part of golden paste when added with turmeric and black pepper has great anti-inflammatory benefits as well as many other healing factors.
What kind of coconut oil do you get and how much do you feed?
If you feed it every day or every few days, give up to 1 teaspoon per 10 lbs. body weight. Start with 1/4 tsp. and work your way up to avoid loose stools. Most dogs don’t mind the taste and will eat it happily. If they’re picky, try adding coconut milk or coconut water to their meal.
Be careful it doesn’t contain sugar or preservatives.
In a nutshell, coconut oil is an inexpensive healthy addition to your dog’s diet!