Inflammation Updated on: March 27th, 2019

reddened, swollen, hot, and painful

why we feed

Inflammation is triggered by the immune system in response to an injury or an infection. Inflammation generally occurs when a dog has an allergy or intolerance to a certain food or something in the environment such as fleas, ticks, etc. causing pain and discomort for the dog. When a dog is fed inferior food that is hard for them to digest, inflammation can happen causing itching and GI upset.

how to feed

Besides allergies and intolerance, inflammation can occur for many other reasons as well - When dogs age, arthritis is common and very painful. Torn ACL's occur more often than you would think, and this causes a build up of inflammation as well.

Additional info

Help cool your dog's body down from inflammation by feeding a species-appropriate diet that consists of a cooling protein such as duck or rabbit as their meal and include an anti-inflammatory remedy such as bone broth, turmeric, or ginger!