You've heard about the health benefits coconut oil can provide for you, but what about benefits for your dog? It turns out that antiviral, antimicrobial, and antibacterial coconut oil can be important for Fido, too!
At first, add 1/4 of a teaspoon of coconut oil for smaller dogs and puppies or 1 tsp per day for large dogs into their food dishes. Gradually work up to 1 teaspoon per 10 lbs of body weight.
Since coconut oil kills bacteria, fungi, parasites, yeasts, and viruses, those detoxifying effects can cause diarrhea, fatigue, headache, and flu-like symptoms. Cut back on the amount and divided doses throughout the day if your dog experiences any symptoms.
Here are 10 reasons coconut oil should be in your dog's menu: