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Natural Foods That Takes Care of Dogs Skin During Winter

Your dog’s skin can get dry during the winter. Their beautiful coat may get ruined if you don’t keep it nourished. Although there are various supplements that may help their skin, there are some easily available natural foods which you can add in dog food during winter season to help their skin and coat healthy.

List of dog food during winter season

1. Cranberries

Cranberries are rich in ellagic acid antioxidant proanthocyanidins and anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are basically pigments from which cranberries get their red colour. They happen to be the most powerful antioxidant. Anthocyanins are anti-inflammatory in nature, and can even reduce allergic reactions in your dogs.

2. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, Vitamin E and Vitamin A. They also contain large amounts of iron, calcium, thiamine, potassium, folate, and copper. Vitamin C especially boosts the production of collagen and helps the skin of your dogs to heal.

3. Carob

Carob has Vitamin E, which is great for not just skin but also offers antibacterial and antiviral properties. Vitamin A, B1, B2, iron, potassium, calcium, niacin, phosphorus, protein, and many more vitamins and minerals are present in Carob that boosts good skin health and overall health.

4. Chia Seeds

Chia is known for Omega-3 that is present in high amounts in this seed. Omega-3 helps in healing skin from inflammation. It is also rich in magnesium, B Vitamins, protein, copper, zinc, phosphorus, calcium, ALA, antioxidants, and potassium. You must soak the chia seeds before giving it to your dog.

5. Coconut

Coconut is rich in medium-chain saturated fats that are anti-inflammatory agents and help in negeting bacterial growth on the skin. It also helps in the prevention of inflammation and irritation of the skin. Raw coconut should be given to your dog. Remember, it should not be sweetened and preferably organic.

6. Wild Salmon

Wild salmon should be given in the cooked form. They are rich in Omega-3, bioactive peptides, calcitonin, and selenium – all of which provide support to the skin and coat.

7. Oats

Oats are high in minerals, especially phosphorus and potassium. They are also rich in other minerals and vitamins such as iron, calcium, B Vitamins, magnesium, and calcium. They are great for hair and skin of your dog. Oats are also good in getting rid of toxins present in your dog’s gastrointestinal system.

8. Eggs

Eggs are rich in zinc that is great for hair and skin health. It also contains lutein which helps in repairing the skin tissue and keeps it hydrated. The yolk of the egg is rich in B Vitamins and biotin, which reduces hair loss and promotes healthy skin. It also prevents the formation of fungus and lesions on the skin of your dogs.

9. Liver

Liver can provide your dog with many nutrients such as potassium, calcium, folic acid, biotin, Vitamins A, C, D, E, B12, and B6, riboflavin, magnesium and many more. Together these vitamins and minerals promote the good skin health of your dog.

10. Almonds

Almonds contain a complete set of Vitamin E, tocotrienols and tocopherols which promote healthy hair and skin. They also contain Omega-3, magnesium, zinc, copper, B Vitamins, bioflavonoids, etc., that are great for the skin and overall health of your dog.

All these healthy natural foods in the dog food during winter season to promote their skin health.

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