The benefits for dogs of eating duck meat
Duck is not only tasty but it’s a great solution for tackling food sensitivities and allergies. It also has a wealth of other and as well as other health benefits.
To begin with, one great nutritional benefit is that duck is a fantastic source of protein. Naturally higher in fat, duck is excellent for feeding energetic dogs.
Against most people’s beliefs duck is actually low in saturated fat. In addition, it provides a rich source of B vitamins along with plenty of phosphorous, which is good for bones and teeth, and potassium, which enables enzymes, muscles, and nerves to function properly.
B Vitamins are good for protecting your dogs from cancer. Vitamin B3, aka Niacin, is good for controlling the dog’s glucose levels and converts the duck meat’s protein, fat and carbohydrates into energy that the dog can use. Vitamin B6, also called Pyridoxine, aids cardiovascular health and supports a dog’s energy metabolism.
Duck also contains antioxidants that help boost the immune system like zinc and selenium, which also aids the maintenance of a dog’s normal thyroid function. The omega-3 fatty acids in duck meat help your dog maintain a healthy coat.
Because duck is considered a “Yin” food In Chinese medicine, which means it is good for cooling and calming, many holistic veterinarians recommend feeding it to any pets that suffer from inflammatory conditions like allergies, cancer and arthritis.
For dogs that are allergic to beef and chicken, duck is a more novel protein to help alleviate any gastrointestinal upsets or skin irritations.
Another of the attributes of duck is that its meat is rich in iron and offers dogs a lean protein source that is easy to digest. The amino acids it contains help support strong muscles.
All our products are grain free as well as being hypoallergenic and duck like all our other meat products work very well with any dogs which have sensitive stomachs and other types of problem with their diets.
As well as dogs with digestive issues, our products are also very helpful and tasty for dogs that just like to eat.