We all know that veterinary bills can be high, which is why it makes sense to feed your dog the nutritious food that it needs to boost its immune system. These five foods detailed in this article are beneficial to feed your dog. Milk thistle is a herb that contains the flavonoid, silymarin. It is an excellent liver detoxifier, and as well as protecting the liver against toxins, milk thistle stimulates the growth of liver cells to replace any damaged cells. If your dog has been exposed to a vaccine, lawn chemical or dewormer, milk thistle will improve its health via the anti-inflammatory and potent antioxidant properties.
Another beneficial food to feed a dog is coconut oil, which supply the body with medium chain fatty acids. The lauric acid found in coconut oil has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-vital properties. The saturated fats in coconut oil supply immediate energy for your dog, whilst encouraging weight loss and balancing the thyroid gland. As a bonus, coconut oil is especially nourishing to a dog’s digestion, skin and coat, and prevents allergic reactions.
Raw eggs are another good food to feed your dog. Not only are cheap, but also they are nutritionally dense. Eggs contain all nine essential amino acids, which are beneficial for muscle growth, while it contains the vitamins A, B1, folate, B12, selenium and iron. You don’t have to worry about removing the shell when feeding egg to your dog.
Green tripe is loaded with probiotics and digestive enzymes, and it will save on separate pet supplements. It contains essential fatty acids, B vitamins, and a 1:1 ratio of calcium to phosphorus. While this food does smell unpleasant, it is incredibly nutritious for your dog.
Finally, organ meat is loaded with nutrients, including Vitamins B1, B6, B6, B12 and folic acid. The minerals in organ meat include copper, iodine, phorophorus, magnesium and iron.