Herbs & Spices for Your Dog

herbs and spices for dogsAccording to PetMD, some herbs and spices are not only safe but good for your dog!

  1. Aloe vera is a pretty common herb that is recommended for burns or skin irritations that your dog may have.
  2. Ginger is a tasty spice that can be added to homemade cookies to settle your doggie’s tummy.
  3. A less common herb is goldenseal; this powerful antibiotic is useful when made into a tincture and used for eye infections.
  4. Turmeric is an ancient herb that has been shown to reduce inflammation and help with bowel issues. However, it should be used with caution because it can also act as a blood thinner.
  5. Lastly, hawthorn has been shown to be beneficial especially, for older dogs with heart problems; it is an excellent antioxidant.

Always check with your vet before administering any herbs or spices to your dog.

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