Yes, you can let your dog eat honey.
It is safe and non-toxic food for dogs. But never give them processed honey because it contains high fructose corn syrup and chemicals that can harm your dog’s health.
Why feed honey to your dog?
Honey is a nature’s gift that is known for its medicinal properties and pleasant taste among humans since centuries. Although it is advised not to let your canine eat food that contains sugar, honey is still considered safe for dogs.
You will be surprised to know that honey can be used to treat many health issues in dogs. Allergies, minor wounds, kennel cough, digestive problems can recover quickly by adding honey to your pets treatment protocol.
Honey also helps in stiff, arthritic joints and helps in improvement of movement in older dogs. Antibacterial properties of honey can also benefit your dog. Moreover, the sugar content of raw honey is 100% natural that acts as an energy booster. Al the nutrients that are present in honey are essential for your pets, good physical and mental health.
Nutrient contents of honey that is good for dogs
- vitamin B
- vitamin C
- Vitamin D,
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
How to feed honey to your dog?
You can feed them raw, local, or Manuka honey in moderate quantities.
You can add this energy arsenal into your dog’s diet dog’s food once a day.
Adding one teaspoon of honey into small dogs diet and one tablespoon into larger ones is sufficient.
Don’t feed honey to pups younger than one year and dogs that are diabetic.
Can honey harm dogs?
Have you ever heard that any sweet is totally harmless, no! right. Honey is also no exception. If fed in large quantities your dog can suffer from obesity or diabetes. Tooth of your dogs can also decay because of the sugar content in honey and no one wants a toothless do so always brush your dog’s teeth after feeding him honey.
In the end, we will suggest that as a precautionary measure to reduce the quantity of other sweet treats. If your dog enjoys too much of a honey then you know you will need more exercise. Please like, share, subscribe and leave your questions in the comment box we will answer you shortly.