Emu meat is a protein that you may not have thought about feeding to your pet, as it is not a very common food especially outside of Australia and surrounding countries.
Emu Novel Pet Treat
Australian Emu is a great novel treat for your dog who may suffer from allergies, and is a perfect alternative to chicken, beef, lamb, kangaroo, or other more commonly ingested meats. Emu meat as a novel treat is a great substitute for any pet with dietary issues and needs to be trying a variety of different foods as part of a food elimination diet.
Emu meat is very low in fat, and high protein which will help support and aid your pets growth of lean muscle mass and is high in creatine. Creatine is an organic compound that aids in muscle and brain tissue health.
Emu meat presents a rate of iron that is twice as high as beef, and contains vitamins such as B12 and B6 which are essential for red blood cell growth, and a healthily functioning nervous system.
Emu meat also contains other vitamins, including vitamin A to help strengthen your pet’s immune system and repair and regeneration of living tissue, Vitamin b6 which has been directly linked to strengthening heart heath in dogs, and vitamin D- known as the "sunshine vitamin."
Emu for pets contains:
Vitamin B12 and B6
Low in Fat
High in Protein
Can Dogs soak up sun?
Dogs cannot convert sunlight to vitamin D like humans can, so they need a bit of extra help with supplementation in their diet from food sources. The main benefit of healthy levels of of Vitamin D in dogs is to maintain a healthy calcium level in your pet’s body, as well as proper absorption of calcium to keep their teeth and bones strong and healthy.
Emu meat also contains a high volume of Vitamin C, which is an important antioxidant vitamin for dogs which aid in reducing free radicals in your pet’s body. Like humans it also helps with immunity and allergies system, and Vitamin E which is extremely nourishing for skin and coat, and helps build immunity as well as help reduce cholesterol levels.
Is Emu pet treats good for dogs on a diet or allergies?
Emu meat is also extremely low in cholesterol and is an excellent alternative for the increased amount of cats and dogs that are allergic to more common meats such as beef or chicken.
It is important to keep an eye on your pets cholesterol to avoid high body fat issues such as obesity, diabetes that can cause increased hormone-sensitive lipase activity.
A healthy and lean pet is a happy pet, and a pet that will love a long life. Keeping your pet on a well-balanced and varied diet will not only help with keeping them healthy but will help keep your vet visits, vet bills, and stress levels down!
Why we freeze-dried our Emu
Freeze-Dried pet treats are not only natural, but are a single ingredient premium, human grade meat that is not only biologically appropriate but also tastes great! Suitable or both dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, all the way to our senior best friends as it is a light and palatable texture.