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Coconut Oil for Pets' Health

Coconut oil and coconut-based products are popping up everywhere for human health, but it seems that coconut oil can also be a natural, non-toxic, easily absorbed product that can help with your pet’s overall health.

Check with your veterinarian before using, The  recommended dosage for animals is 1/4 teaspoon for every 10 pounds of body weight, twice daily.


Here are 12 ways that coconut oil may help your furry friends - both cats and dogs:

  1. Aids healing of digestive disorders – like inflammatory bowel syndrome and colitis
  2. Aids in arthritis or ligament problems
  3. Aids in elimination of hairballs and coughing
  4. Promotes the healing – when applied topically to cuts, wounds, hot spots, dry skin and hair, bites and stings
  5. Clears up skin conditions – such as eczema, flea allergies, contact dermatitis, and itchy skin
  6. Disinfects cuts – and promotes wound healing
  7. Helps sedentary dogs feel energetic – Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have been shown to improve brain energy metabolism and decrease the amyloid protein buildup that results in brain lesions in older dogs.
  8. Makes coats shiny – coat becomes sleek and glossy, and deodorizes doggy odor
  9. Prevents and treats yeast and fungal infections – including candida
  10. Reduces allergic reactions and improves skin health
  11. Reduces or eliminates bad breath in dogs
  12. Regulates and balance insulin and promotes normal thyroid function


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