If you are reading this article, you are probably looking for healthier ways to approach your dog’s needs. Autoimmune diseases, allergies, infections, cancer, respiratory conditions, and the list goes on. When our dogs are feeling under the weather, we take them to the vet, get them antibiotics if needed, however, sometimes, these kinds of treatments only offer a temporary fix.
Natural antibiotics for dogs
Antibiotics are used to treat severe infections or any other bacterial condition. Even though they are sometimes necessary for our dog’s health, the regular use of antibiotics can make our dogs develop resistance towards them. Besides, they can alter their intestinal flora, causing gastrointestinal distress, and as we’ve just mentioned, can only be a temporary fix to a specific problem.
The good news is some non-toxic natural products have antibiotic properties. Herbs, oil, mushrooms, and plants that are antibacterial and antifungal, and will boost your dog’s immune system. They can be used to enhance your dog’s health naturally, without the risk of creating resistance or causing gastrointestinal distress.
Some of these natural remedies can be:
- Peppermint: Good for treating nausea and vomiting. It helps to deal with motion sickness.
- Apple cider vinegar: it helps with digestion, supports joint health, and fights yeast infections.
- Oregano oil: it is very rich in fiber, and has antifungal properties that inhibit the growth of bacteria.
- Coconut oil: You can use it on wounds and cuts, it helps skin and coat.
- Olive leaf: Its properties are endless: anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, anticancer, neuroprotective, and cardioprotective.
- Rosemary: It is safe to use for cuts, wounds, and infections since it contains antimicrobial properties.
If you feel unsure about the administration of these natural antibiotics for dogs, you can also use our latest food additive All-in-one. You add a tbsp to your dog’s food and it’s a wrap! Its main ingredients are super herbs and mushrooms better known as adaptogens, which provide an anti-inflammatory effect, boost your dog’s immune system, enhance cognitive function, fight allergies, and protects and nourishes the liver, kidneys, and heart health, among other properties.
Last but not least, you should always take into account that every dog is unique, and hence, their needs may vary. Always check how your dog reacts to new natural remedies and consult with your vet when in doubt. Also, remember these remedies are not a replacement for traditional antibiotics.