There are just too many health trends out there, with many of them being over-hyped and offering little nutritional benefits to our dogs. Although it is true that dog owners need to be wary about the various health fads out there, there is one that we highly recommend. What is that? Giving your dogs bone broth.
Although there are indeed many proven benefits of incorporating bone broth in your dog's diet, which we will share down below, we still suggest that you check with your vet before giving this to your dog.
So, what are the benefits? And any good bone broth recipes? Let's see~
Bone broth essentially is a soup/stock liquid made from beef, poultry, or pork bones. The bones are simmered for several hours until a deep & delicious flavor is achieved. It's commonly made for humans with leftover bones and vegetables. Aside from being a tasty, nourishing soup for humans, this bone broth is also great for our pups too! It's a nice complement to your dog's normal diet.
Bone broth is not only tasty but also jam packed with tons of nutritional benefits for your dog. However, it is important to note that this bone broth should not replace your pup's meals but be used as an added support to their wellbeing. When bone broth is included in addition to their diet, it can help in the following ways:
As noted above, bone broth is a delicious and great addition to your dog's existing diet. Please speak to your vet to check and see if bone broth would be good for your dog before incorporating it into their diet.
Got the "ok" from your vet to add this to your pup's diet? Let's take a look at how we can make bone broth for our dog!
If you are concerned about potential allergen, you can make an organic bone broth. Since bone broth does not contain foods that canines are most commonly allergic to, such as dairy, gluten, and grains, it is a fairy safe addition to most dog diets. This broth is fairly simple to make and only requires a few ingredients. Here's one of our favorite and simple ways to make bone broth for our dogs:
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