Petpost Coconut Oil for Dogs, 16-oz bottle

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Keep your furry best friend looking and feeling his best with Petpost Coconut Oil for Dogs. Made with specially harvested and 100% organic coconuts, this all-natural supplement is a safe and effective solution to skin and stomach issues, and will leave your pup with healthier skin and a shinier coat. Packed with naturally powerful vitamins and beneficial fatty acids, Petpost Coconut Oil for Dogs is a quick and easy way to ward off digestive complications, boost the immune system and even help to prevent bacterial, fungal or yeast infections. Simply apply the oil directly to your dog’s skin for instant moisturizing effects or to treat problem areas, or add it to his food as a digestive aid.

Key Benefits
  • Naturally powerful solution to itchy, flaky skin and reoccurring hot spots for dogs of all sizes, breeds and life stages.
  • Made with 100% organic extra virgin coconut oil to soothe irritated skin, prevent infections and improve digestion.
  • All-natural formula is free from gluten, hydrogenated fats or any other artificial additives or harmfully harsh chemicals.
  • Can be applied directly to trouble areas like hot spots or added to dog food to promote healthy skin and a shiny coat.
  • Excellent source of vitamins K and E, beneficial fatty acids and other essential nutrients for optimal canine health.

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  • Item Number
    101089
  • Breed Size

    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds

  • Food Form

    Supplement

  • Lifestage

    Adult, Senior, Puppy

  • Made in

    United States

  • Special Diet

    Gluten Free, Organic, GMO-Free

  • Product Form

    Liquid

Nutritional Info
Ingredients

100% Certified organic extra virgin coconut oil

Caloric Content

124 kcal/14 g

Instructions

For small dogs or puppies under 2 years old, start with 1/4 teaspoon per day. For medium or large dogs, start with 1 teaspoon per day. After a few days, gradually begin building up to 1 teaspoon per 10 lbs of body weight.

FAQ

What is Coconut Oil?

Coconut oil is the oil extracted from the good part, or the meat, of the coconut. Coconut oil is extremely high in saturated fat, and so for most diets, excessive consumption is not recommended. However, coconut oil is edible, and it is frequently used on an ingredient level in many human grade food items. Aside from food, coconut oil has become very popular for personal health and grooming. It’s moisturizing properties are highly effective at helping sufferers of dry skin, and is often used as a natural conditioner for hair. Most importantly, coconut oil is extremely common as the base ingredient in soap. Part of what makes it an important base ingredient to many of the high end soap manufacturers is that it is more soluble in hard water and salt water which allows it to lather more easily.

Is Using Coconut Oil for Dogs a Good Idea?

In short, YES. Coconut oil is a very safe product for dogs, and many dog owners, groomers, and veterinarians swear but the positive benefits of this essential item. Besides aiding your furry friends digestion and improving their coats, coconut oil has the power to actively prevent infections in dogs. With vet costs becoming more and more expensive every year, it is important to get your dog on a good grooming and supplement routine to prevent infection and avoid costly visits to the vet. While using coconut oil for dogs is definitely a good idea with many benefits, it is important to use it correctly, as with most stuff, too much of a good thing can get you or your pup into trouble.

Why is Coconut Oil Healthy For Your Dog?

The most important thing to know about coconut oil is that most of the health benefits come from something we don’t usually consider healthy: fat. Since coconut oil is made up of more than 90% saturated fat, it is hard to believe that it is actually considered a superfood. Most beginner coconut oil fiends are usually skeptical of it for this reason.

How Could Something With So Much Fat Be Good For My Dog?

Well the truth is, that there are good fats and bad fats. They are categorized by two broad groups: saturated and unsaturated. Within each group, there are even more types of fats that vary in quality and healthiness. Saturated fats are often considered the bad type of fat, and for the most part, they are. However, coconut oil has a very powerful secret weapon: medium chain triglycerides, or MCT’s. MCT’s are a good type of fat that is made up of Lauric Acid, Capric Acid, Caprylic Acid, Myristic Acid and Palmitic. Some of the health benefits associated with the MCT’s found in coconut oil are:

• Digestion Improvement • Immune System Support • Increased Metabolic Functions • Improved Skin and Coat Health • Antifungal, Antibacterial and Antiviral Properties

Just taking a moment to reflect on the list of benefits above, you can see why coconut oil is so popular with veterinarians. In particular, most natural products do not have antifungal, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. When treating or preventing infections on our dog’s skin, stomach, or inside your dog's ears, we frequently turn to chemical based cleansers for these health benefits, but using coconut oil based products is a safe, natural alternative that has similar benefits.

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  • Awesome for dry skin!

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    Our 8 month Goldendoodle was continuously having dry skin that would drive her crazy since we got her at 8 weeks. She also continuously was getting puppy pyoderma, which would return after being on ATBX. We have been giving her coconut oil in her food for a couple of months now and since starting the results have been great! She now very rarely gets any skin irritation, and I give her less than the recommended amount. The only downside is even though I give less than the recommended amount it seems as though we go through it quickly, which does add up.

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  • My Dogs Love This Healthy Coconut Oil

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    I have been giving this to my dogs for about a year now. They both love it and get so excited when I get the bottle out to give them their twice daily teaspoon of coconut oil. They both have the best skin and coat that they have ever had. Highly recommend this product!!

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  • love this for my girl

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    i tried this product after hearing alot of good reviews from pet owners. my molly is a 5 yr old chi that is very fussy and would eat hardly nothing i gave her, including cooked chicken breast.. since using this, i mix some in with her kibble, she licks the bowl clean every time. its so wonderful to see my girl eat and enjoy it.

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  • Just not a fan

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    My lab mix is usually a big fan of coconut oil (and anything that looks, tastes and smells edible, lol) but after giving her the normal dose of this coconut oil in her food, she was slower to finish her meals which, for her, is just NOT a thing. She is extremely food motivated and not at all a picky eater, but this nearly stopped her dead in her tracks. We tried melting it and pouring it over her food and she left some crumbs and remnants behind (She always licks her bowl clean, even when there isn't anything there.) Not sure what it is about this coconut oil that she doesn't like, but I am bummed that a good sized jar at a reasonable price just isn't for her. :(

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  • My Pup LOve

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    My pup loves this! I mix with his food and sometimes give it to him as a treat. It does keep his coat soft and I noticed he is able to digest things better as well.

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  • Dissatisfied

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    I purchased this product because chewy was out of stock on the coconut oil I purchased prior and I thought that All virgin organic coconut oil was the same what could be different except for the manufactors name? Well everything Was different, it did not smell like coconut At all, did Not melt during hot high Temps and the most important factor here is that not one of my four dogs liked it and my fur babies LOVE LOVE LOVE Every and Anything Coconut.

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  • Maude loves it

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    My Maude has severe skin allergies including really bad elephant skin. I give this to her on a regular basis along with grain free food to help keep her happy! :)

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  • Yummy for my dogs tummies

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    My chihuahuas love it when i add this oil to their dry food. Yes I recommend this product

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  • Coconut oil

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    My dogs love to eat this stuff. It doesn't make them oily and doesn't have a smell.

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  • Coconut Oil

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    I don't know yet if is doing anything for my dog yet. I haven't used it long enough to tell, but she sure does like the taste of it on her dog food !!!

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