The Benefits Of Feeding Your Dog Offal
At Raw & Fresh we get a lot of questions about Offal. Below we will answer some of your questions about this misunderstood superfood!
Should I Feed My Dog Offal?
The answer is simple, Yes! One of our favourite kinds of offal to feed dogs is liver, whether it be beef, chicken or lamb liver. This organ is a powerhouse of nutrients and is so good for your dog's health.
Offal is the word used to describe the internal organs of animals. Some of you might be thinking, “Oh gross, I’m not feeding that to my dog!” But this is where a lot of people get it wrong. Organ meat “Offal” is one of the most widely nutritious foods on the planet, and is a Superfood for our pets.
Why Should I Feed My Dog Offal?
Offal is loaded with essential vitamins, minerals, proteins and fats which is essential in our dogs overall health and well-being.
What Organs Are Used And Why?
At Raw & Fresh we use the following organs in our Raw & Fresh pet food;
Some organs contain more nutrients and vitamins/ minerals than others. Today, lets have a closer look at Liver.
Liver meat alone is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, and so much so, that our pooches only require a small amount.
Liver contains: Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin A, D, E, C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, B12, Folic Acid and there’s much much more! That is just in the liver alone which starts to put it in perspective how beneficial Offal really is for our pets diet.
How Will Feeding Offal Benefit My Dogs Overall Health?
The vitamins and minerals contained in this superfood will help your dog to repair tissue, heal quicker if injured, deactivate free radicals, slow aging, keep nerve and blood cells healthy, maintain strong healthy bones, boost the immune system and the list goes on!
Before turning your nose up at offal, think again about the amazing health qualities and benefits it has for your much loved pets! Many of our pet food meals contain 10% liver or alternatively, your dog will love snacking on beef liver jerky or you can supplement with cod liver oil for dogs as well.
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