Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for Dogs

benefits of apple cider vinegar


Apple Cider is a popular and flavorful Autumn beverage for humans, when fermented (turned in to vinegar), it poses many benefits to dogs.


1. Antibacterial and Antifungal Properties

Apple cider vinegar contains antibacterial and antifungal properties that give a healthy boost to the immune system, warding off nasty fleas, ticks, and parvo virus.


2. Good for Hair and Skin

Puppy can’t stop scratching that bite? Apple cider vinegar calms and soothes hot spots, which is great to know for seasonal allergies. It’s also a shampoo that can cure dandruff and balance their body’s pH levels when poured on dog’s fur and rinsed.


3. Fights Tooth Decay

Try adding some apple cider vinegar to your pet’s dental routine, you might be surprised by the difference!


4. High in Potassium

Potassium replaces worn-out tissues in your dog’s body, which is great for senior dogs with arthritis. Potassium also prevents their toe nails from splitting (and makes manicures a lot more fun!)


5. Soothes Sickness

Upset tummy, gas, or constipation? Apple cider vinegar may help to cure these ailments.


How do I give Apple Cider Vinegar to my dog?

In their water or food: 1 teaspoon 2 to 3 times a week

When bathing: Bathe your dog, then rinse with apple cider vinegar

On their fur: Brush apple cider vinegar on to their fur


Do you give your dogs apple cider vinegar?






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