What is Bone Broth and What are the Benefits of Bone Broth?:
Bone broth is a healthy supplemental food topper or treat for dogs. It contains many nutrients and minerals that dogs love and is very easy to make. It also goes a long way since the serving size is just two tablespoons of broth per every 20 pounds of body weight.
For dogs with digestive problems, it helps to maintain a healthy gut. Large holes in the lining of the intestine wall is called a leaking gut. Bone broth is a gelatin that helps plug those holes, meaning, toxins won’t enter the body through those holes.
This power food supports a healthy immune system and contains glycine which detoxes the liver.
Bone broth also contains joint protecting compounds which include high levels of glucosamine, chondroitin and hyaluronic acid. It is also packed with good stuff like phosphorus, sulfur, magnesium, calcium, silicone.
How do you make bone broth?
Sure, you can buy bone broth premade but it is super easy to make in bulk and much more cost effective.
Here is what you will need.
bones (jointy bones like chicken or pig feet and meaty bones like ribs or marrow bones)
4 garlic cloves, sliced (if you are not comfortable feeding your dog garlic then just leave it out)
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, raw and unfiltered
gelatin (if cubing)
If storing in refrigerator:
large bowl with lid
If freezing in molds: (this is what I mostly do)
If Freezing cubes:
cookie sheet (optional)
gallon freezer ziploc bags
I usually collect bones and store them in freezer bags in the freezer of course, until I have enough to make a large pot. Chicken feet help produce a great amount of gelatin so they are a good choice when making bone broth. Also, bone marrow bones work well to draw out all the goodness from the marrow.
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