As more and more people appreciate the fantastic flavour & health benefits of coconut oil, excellent brands like Cocavo are being purchased by health conscious consumers.
Our favourites are Cocavo’s Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil & 100% Pure Coconut Oil as the quality is superb and our approved suppliers have been vetted thoroughly for their manufacturing practices, sustainability & food safety compliance.
Plus, both coconut oils come in a 500ml glass jar, so there is always have enough to share with your beloved dog or dogs!
So, is coconut oil good for dogs?
When fed regularly as part of a balanced diet, coconut oil for dogs can have many health benefits — for their skin, digestive and immune systems; metabolic function; and even their bone and brain health 🙂
The 10 Reasons to Try Coconut Oil for Dogs
1. Coconut oil for dogs helps dog skin conditions
Coconut Oil can improve the overall skin health for dogs and clears up skin conditions such as eczema, flea allergies, dermatitis & itchy skin.
2. Coconut oil helps your dog’s coat
Incredibly emollient, using coconut oil for dogs helps moisturize the driest skin and makes a dog’s coat gleam with health — whether you add it to their diet, shampoo or both.
3. Coconut oil promotes healing
Applied topically to the skin, coconut oil for dogs promotes the healing of cuts, wounds, hot spots, bites and stings.
4. Coconut oil for dogs helps your dog smell pleasant
The antibacterial and antifungal properties of coconut oil help reduce that doggy smell, and its pleasantly tropical aroma imparts a delightful scent to a dog’s skin and coat.
5. Coconut oil has antiviral properties
Coconut oil prevents and treats yeast infections, including candida. Its antiviral agents also help dogs recover quickly from kennel cough.
6. Coconut oil for dogs improves digestion and nutrition absorption
Digestion and nutrient absorption are improved by the addition of coconut oil to a dog’s diet. It can, however, cause the stool to loosen; if that happens, just add a few spoonful’s of canned pumpkin or canned dog food to your dog’s diet if on a predominantly dry food diet.
7. Coconut oil can help prevent “doggy” breath
Coconut oil reduces — and sometimes eliminates bad doggy breath. Some dog lovers even brush their dogs teeth with the stuff! Which makes sense, as dogs love the taste of coconut oil, and that makes the chore so much easier.
8. Coconut oil for dogs helps protect against disease
Like cinnamon, coconut oil helps prevent diabetes by regulating and balancing insulin. It also promotes normal thyroid function and helps prevent infection and heart disease.
9. Coconut oil helps promote mobility in dogs
Helping to reduce weight and increase energy, coconut oil for dogs also promotes mobility in pups with arthritis and other joint issues.
10. Coconut oil for dogs helps your canine’s mind, too
Again like cinnamon, coconut oil is excellent for brain health; it’s being used to stave off dementia in humans, and it’s a must to keep senior dogs’ minds from becoming foggy.
NOTE: We recommend you talk with your vet about the nutritional requirements of your pet.