Green Tripe for Dogs: Top 10 Benefits

Green tripe for dogs from hormone and antibiotic free beef is one of the healthiest things you can feed your dog. Packed to the brim with nutrition in every bite, your dog will be enjoying immense health benefits while also enjoying an amazing “treat;” green tripe is so healthy, you should most definitely add it in as a meal topper. If you didn’t know, green tripe is the stomach lining of animals. It may sound gross to you, but believe it or not this is one of the favorite foods of dogs. Certain cultures around the world include tripe in meal for humans as well. Keep reading to find out exactly how green tripe helps your pup!

Green Tripe For Dogs: Health Benefits

1. Improves immune system

Lactobacillus acidophilus is a good bacteria, otherwise known as a probiotic found in green tripe. Having a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria is extremely important to keep your pup’s immune system strong! If there is not enough good bacteria colonizing the intestines of an animal, bad bacteria will take over, making yoru dog sick. There are several benefits to including lactobacillus acidophilus in your dog’s diet. First, this good bacteria fights and prevents the colonization of harmful bacteria, such as e-coli, listeria, and salmonella. Lactobacillus acidophilus also aids with proper nutrition absorption, so that your doggie is able to absorb all the vitamins and minerals you give your pup. Keeping nutrient absorption high keeps illness at bay.

2. Aid in digestions

Enzymes are found in green beef tripe that help cows break down the food they consume. These same enzymes aid in your dog’s digestion as well. Enzymes break down food so that the micronutrients in the food can be absorbed into the body. The more enzymes your pup has in their system, the more micronutrients they can absorb!

3. Allergies

The probiotics found in green tripe help with pollen allergies. Additionally, many owners who began feeding green tripe have reported improvements in skin conditions such as hot spots, lick granulomas, and rashes. Dog allergies and skin conditions are improved with beef tripe  due to the rich vitamin and mineral content. Manganese, iron, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium are all abundant in tripe. Additionally, vitamins A, C, D, E, and B complex vitamins are all high in green beef tripe. A true superfood for dogs!

4. Perfect for picky eaters

The smellier the food, the more dogs will love it! Dogs are smell driven creatures so they will love the strong smell of green tripe. Even the pickiest eaters will be enticed to eat green tripe thanks to its potent aroma. Most senior dogs begin losing their smell, so green tripe is especially perfect for them. The air or freeze dried versions do not have as strong of an aroma as fresh raw green tripe, which is preferred by owners; Not just for smell purposes but convenience of feeding your pup! Added benefit of air and freeze-dried is the longer shelf life. For more information about the benefits of air and freeze-dried treats, click here.

5. Kidney Function

Beef tripe for dogs aids in kidney function. Consuming a diet with low phosphorus levels is the way to heal kidney disease in dogs, so the low phosphorus levels in green tripe tie into this diet perfectly. High moisture contents of green tripe also aids in kidney function. Since it is natural and easy to digest, the kidneys do not go into overdrive working to remove waste from beef tripe.

6. Ear Infections

The vitamin, minerals, and amino acid profile of green tripe we mentioned before also aids with ear infections. With a balanced nutrient profile green beef tripe for dogs aids with all skin conditions, including ear infections. Additionally, the enzymes and probiotics promote healthy cell turnover and clearing infections.  

7. Healthy balance of Omega 3 & 6

Omega 3 & 6 is beneficial, but only if they are well balanced! An improper balance of omegas can lead to adverse health effects. Green tripe for dogs is perfect, as the ideal balance of omega’s are present in every bite. Omegas are vital for dogs. They are involved in cell structure and function including growth, immunity, reproduction, as well as skin and coat health. 

8. Dental health

Fresh raw green tripe does not have much benefit for canine dental health. That being said, the air and freeze-dried raw green tripe we offer in our boxes are excellent for cleaning your pup’s teeth. Thanks to its rubbery texture, giving your dog tripe is the equivalent of giving them a natural toothbrush! Furthermore, the gnawing will strengthen their jaws and improve gum health as well, all while occupying their mind.

9. Weight management

Thanks to its maximum nutrient density, green beef tripe is the perfect addition to a dog’s diet when you want them to lose OR gain weight! In terms of weight loss, the nutrient density of green tripe will make your pup feel full for longer. Restrictive diets typically lead to lack of nutrients, but the abundance of nutrients in tripe help avoid this. Moreover, there are no carbohydrates in tripe which is the leading cause of canine obesity. With its powerful aroma, green tripe is perfect for dogs needing to recover from injury and gain weight since pretty much no dog can resist the smell! Also, the weight gained will be healthy weight helping you dog’s system work properly since their body mass is built with vitamins and minerals.

8. Eco-friendly!

Green tripe is typically discarded since US culture does not promote the consumption of tripe for humans! By feeding your dog this nutritionally dense food, you are helping reduce waste. Lastly, less cows and animals need to be killed for the use of pet food when we use all parts of the animal for consumption. 

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