Good Mouth Health
Love your dog’s kisses but not so much its breath? These treats are good for its breath AND the health of its mouth. The crunchiness of the biscuit assists in keeping teeth nicely scrubbed and the ingredients all have a specific purpose in benefiting your pooch’s health.
Bad breath in dogs can be a symptom of a more serious problem, such as dental disease or digestive problems. If your pup suffers consistently from bad breath, please consult your vet.
Principal Ingredients And Their Health Benefits For Your 4-Legged Family Member:
As well as freshening the breath, peppermint is a source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, as well as the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese and selenium.
We DO NOT USE English mint (pennyroyal mint) as it is poisonous to dogs.
Parsley is packed with vitamin K, which according to studies by the Arthritis Foundation, destroys inflammatory cells that contribute to rheumatoid arthritis. Parsley also has decent amounts of vitamins A and C, and iron. It’s a diuretic and can help with liver and kidney detoxification. Parsley is high in chlorophyll which promotes digestive health, fights infection, supports the immune system, and can both treat and prevent bad breath.
A highly digestible protein source for dogs, and also low in fat.
Coconut Flour and Coconut Oil
Coconut oil helps reduce bad breath. It contains antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal agents that help prevent infection and disease and is excellent for gums. It improves digestion and nutrient absorption. Poor digestion is one of the principal causes of bad breath in dogs that otherwise have healthy teeth and gums.
Adding coconut flour to baked goods lowers the glycemic index (a measure of the rate that a food increases blood sugar). It aids metabolism due to its high medium-chain fatty acid content, which acts as a nutrient and metabolic regulator in the body. Coconut flour is high in fibre and the fibre from coconut flour acts as a prebiotic, helping probiotic bacteria thrive and encouraging optimal digestion . (source).
Apple is a great source of vitamins A and C
Oats are high in protein – the same amounts as meat and dairy products – and soluble fibre, which helps keeps cholesterol levels down. Oats contain iron, manganese, zinc, and some B vitamins. They are a nervine, assisting in either keeping nerves calms, or stimulating them, as necessary
Kelp benefits skin and coat health, increases circulation, promotes healthy teeth and gums and supports the immune system. Its anti-inflammatory properties can ease arthritis pain. It’s high in iron, minerals and vitamins A B D E & K. Its excellent protein content assists in managing tissue repair.