12 Ways Chicken Bone Broth Is Good For Dogs
12 Chicken Bone Broth Health Benefits For Dogs
- Bone Broth is great for dogs with sensitive stomachs and to maintain a healthy gut and avoid digestive issues.
- Bone broth contains natural gelatin which aids in the digestive process and helps reduce stomach acid.
- Bone broth helps maintain a healthy liver. Bone broth contains glycine – an important element that the liver needs to detoxify.
- It's loaded with glucosamine and chondroitin. Contrary to popular belief, bone broth does not contain collagen peptides. Although it does contain a wide variety of collagen-specific amino acids in the form of gelatin (the precursor to collagen peptides).
- Stronger teeth, nails and coat
- Bone broth naturally contains L-glutamine. L-glutamine is an amino acid that can help reduce Firmicutes, and thereby balance your dog’s gut microbes – bringing about weight loss and lessen bloat. Research has shown that dogs that are obese, or fed a commercial food have a high amount of Firmicutes in their body
As your pet ages, instead of harsh medications, this gentle broth can provide the healing Collagen peptides and minerals your pet needs. Fortified with undenatured type II collagen to repair joints and cartilage. Active Dawg bone broth is loaded with undenatured Type II collagen and glucosamine.
- If your pet is feeling sick or lethargic, bone broth can help give their immune system a boost. Additionally, the essential minerals in bone broth and glycine can help regulate the stomach bile and acid.
- Of the many benefits of chicken bone broth is its ability to help reduce general inflammation. Amino acids like cystine, histidine, glycine and L-glutamine which has been shown to specifically combat gut inflammation.
- Bone broth can also help prevent urine crystals. Your pet needs to stay hydrated in order to avoid urine crystals. Adding a flavor enhancer – like bone broth – to your dog’s water dish is a great way to encourage and entice them to drink more.
- Bone broth helps can help shorten the duration of kennel cough. The gelatinous broth is a heavy hitter when it comes to treating cold and flu symptoms – the signs of kennel cough. According to a recent study by the American College of Physicians, chicken bone broth can help eliminate symptoms of a common cold by opening the respiratory pathways, clearing mucus, plus its a easily digestible and nutritious.
9 Ways To Use Chicken Bone Broth with Your Dog?
- Settle an upset stomach
- Serve it as a treat
- Pour over food to increase moisture and add nutrients and essential amino acids
- Help entice picky eaters to eat
- Add a nutritional boost for sick dogs
- Add it to your senior dog’s food to help with hydration and joint support
- Help dogs cool down in the summertime (freeze broth in ice cube trays!)
- Soften food for dogs with dental issues
- Rehydrate and moisten freeze-dried dog food
Ensuring Broth is Safe for Your Dog
- Do not feed your dog broth that contains onions or garlic; onions are toxic for dogs
- Avoid broth that’s high in sodium
- Avoid artificial ingredients like fillers, grains, dyes, and flavorings
- If you make your own broth, make sure there are no bones or bone splinters left that your dog could accidentally eat and do not use garlic or onion in the broth
if you plan on making homemade bone broth be aware that it will take 24 to 36 hours to cook down before it’s ready for your pet to consume. That’s not ideal for those of us with a hectic and busy lifestyle.
If you’re looking for a convenient and guaranteed pet-safe option, try Active Dawg USDA Certified Organic Chicken Bone Broth Powder, its easy to mix with water and serve with kibble or as a refreshing treat. Or sprinkle over their kibble and watch the food disappear..
Our recipe is 100% USDA Certified Organic and human-grade and slowly simmered in small batches. We also use just 1 simple ingredient: chicken bone broth
Our competitors often use chicken flavoring, flour, tapioca starch, and with turmeric added