• Brushing Your Dog's Teeth With Coconut Oil - Is It A Good Idea?

    27 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Chances are, if you love a dog, you've heard of the importance of dental health. Keeping a clean mouth can prevent a host of painful, even deadly diseases. But when it comes to implementing an oral hygiene routine, where does a pet parent start?
    Tartar-busting chews are a wonderful, easy way to cut down on buildup, but nothing beats a good old fashioned tooth-brushing. And when it comes to choosing a toothpaste, a healthy, completely natural option is to simply use coconut oil!
    There are a ton of benefits to using this tropical oil to clean your canine's teeth. First off, it's quite...
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  • How To Use Coconut Oil For Your Dog's Skin Problems

    How To Use Coconut Oil For Your Dog's Skin Problems

    28 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Coconut oil can provide many benefits for dogs when used to supplement their diets, but did you also know that it can help a multitude of skin issues when applied topically?
    The ultra-moisturizing oil promotes healing with its antibacterial properties. When rubbed onto your pup's skin, it can also help relieve allergies, eczema, and itchiness, according to Healthy Pets by Mercola. It can also help your pup's body with minor issues such as small cuts, stings, and even hot spots, by providing a protective barrier over the lesion while it heals.
    A light layer of oil added to their coats can...
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