Coconut And Your Pet

Duration: 03:12

Marybeth Bittel · July 28, 2022

Course Description

In recent years, the world has been discovering the health benefits of the coconut – not just for themselves, but for their dogs and cats too. And cracked open, a coconut’s nutritional profile certainly looks good. According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, raw coconut pulp or “meat” is an excellent source of potassium, iron, fiber, magnesium and vitamin C. The water harvested from young coconuts is a ready source of electrolytes and enzymes, while the oil has a variety of health-giving applications. And more and more people are sharing these benefits with their dogs and cats.

Things to Learn

From oils and treats to shampoos and balms, the humble coconut is making its way into a lot of pet products. Learn how does this popular tropical food benefit your dog or cat’s health.

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About Instructor

Marybeth Bittel

Marybeth Bittel is a freelance writer and marketing consultant who lives in the Great Lakes region with her husband and rescue dogs. She has spent more than 20 years working to nurture, re-socialize and rehabilitate abused rescues of all breeds, shapes and sizes.

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