Bone broth is amazing for your dog’s joints and ligaments.
As our dog’s age, their joints can become weaker. This is because of the breakdown of cartilage and connective tissue around the joints. It’s a natural progression for your dog’s body to slow down and become less functional as when they were younger.
With this in mind, there are many things we can do to help support our dog’s as they grow older, and bone broth is a champion super food that is highly recommended by holistic vets.
Why choose bone broth for joints and ligaments?
Bone broth contains important nutrients for your dog’s health. Proteins make up the trillions of cells that live in your dog’s body and protein is vital to help keep your dog in tip top shape. This is why your dog must have a healthy balance of proteins in their diet. Raw feeding is a great way to support your dog’s diet, but bone broth can be particularly helpful because of the amazing amino acids found in broth.
Glucosamine and chondroitin are just two of the many amino acids derived from making broth. These natural compounds are found in healthy cartilage — the connective tissue that cushions joints. They protect cells protect cells called chondrocytes, which help maintain cartilage structure. They also have anti-inflammatory properties as well, this is particularly important if your dog has developed inflammation. 
Giving your dog bone broth from a young age, can help joints and ligaments develop at a healthy pace. It can also help to support your dog’s gut health from a young age.
How to give bone broth to your dog?
Bone broth is an excellent food supplement that can be simply added as a topper to meals, either on their raw food or their kibble. If you are giving bone broth to your dog regularly for maintenance, then this is a great way for them to enjoy broth and encourage your dog to eat foods they might not have before. If you are giving bone broth to your dog because they have health problems, then we would recommend that you give broth as a drink. Drinking broth helps to get to some of the core problems in the gut, because nothing else is being digested with it.
Broth can be a warm, smooth and nourishing sensation for your dog who may have digestive problems.
We often hear amazing stories about how bone broth is helping to restore the health of dogs. We are even told that pet parents know when their dog is unwell, because the dog will go for the broth before they eat anything else. Dog’s have been designed to know what they need. They are so clever that they will often search out what their body needs, so giving them plenty of choice is super helpful.