Read on to find out how adding natural ingredient from the sea like Kelp to your dog's food can help preventing anal gland problem, arthritis and also act as a natural flea repellant.
The seaweed, Kelp is a widely recognised nutrient supplement for human beings. It contains salts and minerals that are good for the health of humans and pets. Many holistic minded veterinarians are now recommending kelp as part of dog's diet.
Although kelp can be a very healthy dietary supplement for dogs, some caution has to be advised. Kelp gathered close to the shoreline may absorb dangerous contaminants from pollution. It's better if you use kelp supplements from the seaweed gathered in the deep ocean. Our popular wheat free dog biscuits Barksta Chip is made with organic, natural kelp sourced from pristine water of Tasmania sea.
Kelp is a food supplement, available as capsules (that contain kelp powder) or in food supplement blends that can be added to the dog's regular food.
Dosages: Dr. Barbara Fougere, who advocates natural healing for dogs, says that kelp should be given in measured dosages, here is a rough guidelines of how much you should add to your dog's food.