The Health Benefits of Organic Dog Food

Organic Dog Food Health Benefits

There are countless benefits organic and all natural dog foods have to offer your dog in terms of improving his overall health and quality of life.

  • No additives or preservatives
  • More vitamins and minerals
  • Fewer vet bills
  • Stronger immune system
  • Fewer skin problems
  • Fewer allergies
  • Ability to maintain a healthy weight
  • Increased energy
  • Fewer Digestive Disorders
  • More and more dog owners are buying organic foods despite the higher cost for these reasons.

    One of the benefits of all natural food is its ability to promote a healthy coat and protect against skin ailments and allergies.

    The concentration of nutrients organic dog food contains contributes to improved overall health and physical conditioning. In short, your dog’s body doesn’t have to work overtime combating the negative side effects that processed foods may cause. Often times you can tell an extremely healthy pet by their shiny coat and clear eyes.

    Better Diet Means Happy and Healthy

    When a dog is free of skin ailments and allergies, they tend to become more sociable and more apt to run and play. The life your dog leads will have a direct impact on his appearance, feelings and actions.

    Organic dog food will not only improve your dog's quality of life but will also maximize your dog's life expectancy. Studies show your dog will look better, feel healthier and live longer when fed an all natural diet.

    Eat Less, Less Waste

    Since organic dog food tends to be more filling, your dog will eat less. This means that your dog will digest more of the organic compounds in the food and will eliminate less waste. This contributes to a healthier digestive system and less chance for certain internal diseases such as Pancreatitis.

    It’s up to you, the dog owner; to do everything you can to ensure your dog has a healthy and happy life. A dog that is leading a healthy life normally results in the owner being happy as well. Having a healthy dog will reduce your visits to the local veterinarian and allow you to spend more time playing with your dog. By feeding your dog organic dog food, the small amount you pay extra for the food could save you hundreds or thousands of dollars in the long run because you will not have to deal with costly infections and illnesses that require professional care.

    Despite having to pay the higher price for organic dog food, many dog owners still prefer to feed their dog these nutrient laden products because they believe that prevention is the best cure. They are taking steps to provide their dog a healthy and happy life.

    Cheryl Haden is the Pet Wellness author for, a site featuring dog beds and other pet accessories.