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Is Turmeric Safe for Cats, Dogs & Horses in Australia?

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In recent years, the world has turned its attention to natural, herbal treatment for a wide range of health problems in humans and animals. The benefits of turmeric root are well known in certain cultures and the list of ailments it can potentially help are growing by the day as more research is conducted.

At Crooked Lane, we take pride in being at the forefront of high-quality natural supplements and treatments made with human grade ingredients which can be used for animals such as horses, cats, and dogs. Read on to find out more about the potential benefits of turmeric for cats and other animals.

Safety and Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs and Cats

Certain dog foods may already contain small volumes of turmeric for colour, making it quite safe for dogs. Some of the health benefits to cats and dogs of  turmeric from Crooked Lane are listed below.

  • Turmeric’s active ingredient, known as curcumin, is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and tremendous health benefits.
  • May assist in treating a wide array of joint issues. Arthritis is a condition which is caused due to inflammation. The anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin may help joint inflammation, without the negative side effects that can come with NSAIDS.
  • Turmeric powder can be used internally as well as topically. Due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric paste may be beneficial when treating scrapes, cuts, and wounds, as its antimicrobial properties could help prevent infection.

Safety and Benefits of Turmeric for Horses

Horses could benefit from turmeric use in the ways listed below.

  • Turmeric has been associated with improvement in skin and coat health.
  • Turmeric may also reduce joint inflammation, stiffness and soft tissue swelling in horses and convalescing horses.
  • Anti-inflammatory properties could play a role when used topically to treat wounds and certain skin conditions.
  • When included in the diet, turmeric may have a positive impact on the respiratory system and boost immune system performance.
  • Turmeric may have the potential to boost overall health, which means it could be used as a tonic for older horses suffering from a wide range of health problems.

100% Natural Turmeric for Cats, Dogs and Horses in Australia

Contact Crooked Lane today for a wide range of ethically sourced, high quality natural supplements and health treatment for cats, dogs, and horses in Australia. Visit our website to browse our range of products.