5 Superfoods to Feed Your Dog

January 13, 2016

5 Superfoods to Feed Your Dog

Humans aren’t the only ones who benefit from adding superfoods to their diet. Dogs can eat a variety of superfoods that aid from heart health to cancer prevention. These super foods make great additions in your dogs diet, either chopped up in their daily kibble or as an afternoon snack.


Carrots lower the risk of heart disease. They improve eyesight, and keep teeth clean by helping to remove plaque. They also help with keeping lungs clear and healthy.

2. Broccoli

Broccoli aids in digestion and detoxification. Broccoli has cancer-fighting properties, and repairs skin damage. Broccoli supports eye and heart health, and has anti-inflammatory properties.

3. Salmon

Salmon adds shine to your dogs’ coat, and helps reduce itching and scratching. Salmon also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce arthritis pain.

4. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, manganese, vitamins A and C. Sweet potatoes help with your dogs coat, immune system, and digestion. Purple sweet potatoes are the richest in antioxidants.

5. Spinach

Spinach is rich in iron, fiber, and vitamin K, which help with bone and heart health. Spinach has anti-inflammatory properties, which helps aid inflammation and swelling. Spinach has flavonoids and carotenoins that can help prevent cancer in pets.

Other superfoods you can feed your dog: blueberries, kale, chia seeds, pumpkin, coconut oil, and quinoa.

Try out these superfoods for your dog and you. Better health for the both of you. And don’t forget to grab your Leashboss and take a walk!