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8 Healthy Dog Food Toppers From Your Kitchen!

Integrative veterinarian Dr. Peter Dobias shares his favourite health-boosting dog food toppers

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#1. Unsweetened Coconut Flakes

Rich in fibre and a source of healthy saturated fats. Supports heart health and provides dietary fibre for digestive health.


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#2. Ripe Papaya (including seeds)

Provides digestive enzyme support, has an anti-parasitic action, and may aid in cancer prevention. Offers additional health benefits and supports overall digestive health.


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#3. Squid-Based Omega-3 Oil

Contains powerful anti-inflammatory effects, beneficial for injuries, arthritis, and mobility. Helps prevent pet dementia and supports overall cognitive health.


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#4. Shiitake Mushrooms

Enhances immunity, has an anti-viral effect, and may aid in cancer prevention. Provides additional nutritional benefits and supports overall well-being.


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#5. Turmeric Powder

Known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects, thanks to curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric. Protects the stomach and gut, acts as a heart tonic, and may help prevent diabetes.


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#6. Parsley

Rich in vitamin C and contains chlorophyll, acting as a blood tonic. Supports urinary stone prevention, adrenal gland function, and has detox and cleansing properties. Promotes fresh breath.


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#7. Pumpkin Seeds, Roasted or Raw

A source of healthy fats and fibre. Helps expel intestinal parasites and provides a good source of zinc.


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#8. Finely Chopped Raw Broccoli

A source of vitamins, fibre, and sulforaphane, which has anti-cancer properties. Supports overall health and provides essential nutrients.


This article originally appeared in the award-winning Modern Dog magazine. Subscribe today!

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