Top 5 Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

Top 5 Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

Yep, you heard it right. Turmeric for dogs. We've heard about how turmeric benefits humans (as it helps relieve joint pains related to arthritis, strengthens bowel health, etc.) but did you know that there's turmeric for dogs, too?

"Turmeric Curcumin is the main ingredient in Turmeric and this is basically what makes Turmeric a powerful and great Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antiviral ingredient."

Turmeric for dogs offers our fur babies a lot of benefits and in this article we've listed the top five reasons why we should consider using it as supplement (naturally or in a different consumable) for our dogs, aside from using it as just a kitchen spice.

WHAT IS TURMERIC FOR DOGS?

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A root to a flowering plant that is related to ginger root, Turmeric is a spice often found in stores. Turmeric Curcumin is the main ingredient in Turmeric and this is basically what makes Turmeric a powerful and great Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antiviral ingredient. Compared to commercialized ingredients added in a supplement, Turmeric Curcumin does not cause significant side effects. Turmeric is absolutely safe for dogs.

Environmental allergy is when your fur-baby inhales an allergen (e.g. pollen, dust) or your fur-baby's skin gets in contact with a harmful substance (e.g. bleach, acid, lawn grass).

IS TURMERIC GOOD FOR DOGS?

Although some may say turmeric can not be easily absorbed by your pet's body, it does have added health benefits, especially when paired with other health boosting ingredients. Pet Parents® Turmeric Curcumin supplement pairs turmeric curcumin with ingredients like whole meats, veggies, and coconut oil to help with your pup's soreness, digestive support, and immune system.

Helps with Joint Pains.

For pet parents who have dogs having a hard time with arthritis, we know the struggle. Turmeric-based supplement for dogs helps in giving our fur-babies relief from joint pain. According to studies conducted, Turmeric has the same effects of Ibuprofen in humans when it comes to pain relief.

Acts as an Anti-Inflammatory Agent.

The anti-inflammatory properties of Turmeric for dogs help in dealing with discomfort and pain felt by our fur-babies due to certain illnesses like allergies, digestive health problems, kidney issues, etc.

Can help in fighting cancer.

Though there is no specific cure for canine cancer, Turmeric for dogs help reduce the effects of it. One example is with tumors acquired by your dog due to cancerous cells in the body. According to studies, it has been found out that Turmeric can help to “suppress initiation, progression, and metastasis of a variety of tumors” as stated in a 2015 article by the National University of Singapore.

Reminder: Turmeric cannot cure cancer.

Strengthens the Digestive System.

Digestive system problems are very common among dogs. Turmeric can aid in keeping your dog's digestive system healthy as Turmeric is able to stimulate bile production for your dog's system to break down food easier.

Improves Cardio Health.

As our dogs get older, we are faced with more and more health conditions and one if these is their cardiovascular health condition. Turmeric has been shown, in recent studies, to help with the problems of heart failures and blood clots in dogs. This is so because Turmeric is known to contain the antioxidant known as polyphenol.

Polyphenol helps protect your dog's arteries from fatty buildups. It is also believed that Turmeric is actually a blood thinner that helps prevent blood clots.

Mental illnesses in dogs is something you should never take for granted as it prevents your dog from having a quality of life he deserves. Just remember that as a pet parent, it is your responsibility to keep him healthy both physically and mentally for that happy and healthy life ahead.

"Turmeric has been shown, in recent studies, to help with the problems of heart failures and blood clots in dogs."

The Author:

Micka V.

Micka Virtudazo is a full-time content creator at Pet Parents who lives with thirteen adorable American Bullies and a Shih Tzu-Maltese mix named Gretel. She especially enjoys writing how-to articles as she feels through this she can connect to other pet parents on a more personal level.

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