We all know and have heard about the wonders of the coconut – after all, it is a superfood, packed with nutrients and good fats. It’s got plenty of antioxidants too, touted for looking after your cardiovascular health, regulating your blood pressure and protecting against diabetes and kidney stones. This is all due to its high concentrations of lauric acid and potassium, not even getting started on the wonders it can do for your skin, hair, and energy levels. But OK, that’s for humans, but what about our beloved pets? Can dogs eat coconut? Does a coconut offer the same benefits for our best friend?
Yes! coconut is a wonderful natural remedy to add to your dog’s diet; to protect him from future expensive vet bills. But still, check it out when trying anything new with your vet – it is imperative to have your dog’s best interests at heart.
Dogs need plenty of nutrients in their diets, 6 in fact. These are: