Garlic (Allium Sativum) is one of the most natural profound health tonics, and has scientifically proven medicinal properties. Containing Allicin, a natural antibiotic, it is useful for treating a wealth of maladies.
Owners have been divided on whether garlic powder for dogs is beneficial to their general health. The herb is known to contain minuscule traces of thiosulphate, a compound that when ingested in large quantities can be harmful to dogs However, it must be stressed that garlic powder contains very small trace amounts of the compound, and is not harmful to dogs. In fact, its properties are highly beneficial to dog’s health and well-being.
The Benefits of Canine Garlic Powder
There is a wealth of benefits to mixing small amounts of garlic into your dog’s feed. As a natural antibiotic, garlic will not dilute the good bacteria within the stomach, bacteria that’s paramount for the promotion of easy digestion and immune health.
The properties of garlic not only boost the immune system but feature anti-parasitic agents that repel insects. When ingested, garlic makes your dog less desirable to fleas and promotes healthy coats and reduces hair loss.
The anti-fungal properties of garlic also prevent the opportunities for uncomfortable fungus to develop and spread.
Suggested daily intake:- Small dogs & cats: 5gm. Medium dogs: 10-15gm. Large dogs: 20gm. Continue as necessary.