How much turmeric do I give my dog? The recommended daily dose of turmeric is anywhere between 1/8 tsp – 1/4 tsp for every 10 lb. your dog weighs. If your pup has health concerns or is on medication, it is best to consult with a vet to see if turmeric is right for them.
Can you give dogs turmeric for inflammation? Thanks to its anti-inflammatory effects, turmeric is often given to dogs with common joint conditions that are caused by inflammation. This includes arthritis in dogs, which affects thousands of pets in the UK and causes stiffness, discomfort and even pain.
What are the benefits of turmeric in dogs?
- Helps maintain healthy cartilage and connective tissue.
- Helps relieve occasional joint stiffness.
- Fights free radicals.
- Helps maintain a normal, healthy inflammatory response.
Can I sprinkle turmeric on my dogs food? The rule of thumb is 1/8–¼ teaspoon of turmeric paste (see recipe below) per 10 pounds of body weight per day. Start by giving your dog less than the recommended dose, then gradually increase up to the maximum dose. Feed the paste only once daily at first, then at each meal.