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02-17-2014 06:34 PM
onyx'girl I mix up coconut oil(that has been liquified) local honey, peanut butter and yogurt and then freeze it in ice cube trays. My dogs get a cube every few days with their raw meal.
02-17-2014 06:09 PM
Harry and Lola try and get organic virgin coconut oil that is unrefined, unbleached and non deodorised, you should be able to get one at a health food store.
02-17-2014 06:00 PM
Nikitta Ok I'm confused. I would like to try this on Xerxes. He seems to scratch a lot. Do I get refined or unrefined?
02-07-2014 08:54 PM
bitoy
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Originally Posted by carmspack View Post
I was adding coconut oil so far back that I had to defend its use - people would say are you crazy , dogs are not monkeys.
Now coconut oil is a hot trend , and the buyer has to know that there are all sorts of quality of oil available .
The oil I use has unrefined fish , hemp and coconut all together.
Monkeys take coconut oil?

I've been giving my dogs (2 gsd, 1 mal) coconut oil. They love it and have soft shiny coats. They seem to love it as they keep licking their food bowls even after they've consumed their food. I have not encountered any problems with it.
02-04-2014 10:55 AM
Okin I feed Athena some of the Trader Joe's coconut oil for the first time last night. I put it on top of her normal meal. At first she looked at it like "what is this crap??". Then she tried it and ended up licking her bowl for five minutes after all her food was gone. I guess she likes it!
02-03-2014 03:55 PM
Harry and Lola I bought some yesterday and gave them each 1/4 teaspoon, so far so good and can't wait to see the benefits (I am now realising how much they actually scratch themselves)

I got Niugini organic virgin coconut oil, comes from Papua New Guinea and is unrefined, unbleached and not deodorised.

It is not solid, it is a clear liquid but I suspect this has something to do with our temperature at the moment. Does it go solid in the cooler weather if in the fridge?
02-03-2014 02:16 PM
mego I wish Lara could play with a coconut lol

She loves it in her food. I just scoop a few spoonfuls into it in the morning. I get the jar at Trader Joes. She smells so wonderful and she's soft. When I cuddle with her she makes the perfect soft pillow
02-03-2014 12:40 PM
kr16
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Originally Posted by katdog5911 View Post
I give my girl coconut oil but this intrigued me. Your dog just had a whole coconut?
I can help answer this. In Florida we have coconut trees and the coconuts fall on the ground. Its my two dogs favorite toy
02-03-2014 11:28 AM
katdog5911
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Sigh! Raina is allergic to coconut so no coconut oil or palm oil for her. Her itching gets out of control. She used to love chewing on the coconuts - it was good for her teeth too - and when she got down to the coconut itself she was in love. Pyrate always loved them and had no allergies.
I give my girl coconut oil but this intrigued me. Your dog just had a whole coconut?
02-03-2014 10:39 AM
Okin My girl gets itchy from time to time I think I'm going to pick some up and try it out.
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