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Veterinary Secrets Podcast 51: Coconut Oil For Pets

By Dr. Andrew Jones

Hello and Welcome to the Veterinary Secrets Podcast!

This is episode 51

In today’s episode I am going to talk about the research that led to the Purina Neurocare Diet, What is MCT oil and can it help, and then ALL the impressive benefits of coconut oil for dogs.

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Dr Andrew Jones


Doses: Starting dose at 1/4teaspoon/10lbs daily, then increase to twice daily after 7 days

Aldrich, G, 2009, ‘MCTs an overlooked tool in dog nutrition’. Feedstuffs, 81(35) :10.

Laflamme, DP, 2012, ‘Nutritional care for aging cats and dogs’. Vet Clin N Am: Sm An Pract, 42(4): 769-791.

Pan, Y, Larson, B, Araujo, JA, Lau, W et al, 2010, ‘Dietary supplementation with medium-chain TAG has long-lasting cognition-enhancing effects in aged dogs’. Brit J Nutr, 103 (12): 1746-1754.


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Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM