The Winter months can be harsh on our body and mind, and that goes for dogs too. Whether you are looking to add some healthy options to your dog’s diet or just wanting to give them a special treat, here are 5 healthy foods you can feed your dog this Winter season.

Healthy Foods For The Winter Season

1. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has many health benefits for both dogs and humans, including promoting healthy digestion, stabilizing blood sugar, improving the skin and coat, and reducing allergic reactions. Coconut oil can be included in your dog’s food or given as a treat. If you choose to give your dog coconut oil make sure that it is raw, organic, cold-pressed, and unrefined.

2. Bone Broth

Bone broth does wonders to support the immune system. It’s rich in collagen, glutamine, glycine, and proline. Bone broth is great to aid in gut health reduces intestinal inflammation.

3. Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are a great healthy treat for your dog, especially during the Winter months. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A, fiber, and antioxidants. Make sure to not overfeed your dog, as too much can lead to complications. We suggest 1 tablespoon for small dogs, 2 tablespoons for medium-sized dogs, and 3-4 tablespoons for large or giant breed dogs.

4. Omega-3 Rich Foods

Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and help retain moisture in your dog’s skin during these cold, dry months. Omega-3 foods also aid in mental and cognitive health. Including meals that contain fish can help give your dog the Omega-3 fatty acids they need this Winter.

5. Broccoli

Broccoli is a great snack to feed your dog. It’s rich in fiber, vitamins A,C, and K. It’s also packed with folate, manganese, and bioflavonoids. Steamed broccoli is a great addition to your dog’s meals, or it can just be a snack!

Remember, too much of anything is never good, so don’t overfeed your dog any of these foods. It could upset their stomachs and lead to other health issues.

Written by Vincent M.

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