Can dogs eat cinnamon, asparagus and at the same time travel with your hybrid electric vehicle?
Travel with your pet can be a great experience; the challenge comes when you want to carry dog food, together with your meals. Look at the health challenges. Cinnamon as a spice is used in baked snacks and pastries, which provides a sweet scent. The fact that dogs get familiar with the scent it acts as a stimulant for a tasty meal accompaniment. Cinnamon is healthy for a dog when consumed in small quantities, in higher doses, it can cause vomiting, coughing, and liver failure, which might turn fatal in the long run.
There are two types of cinnamon derived from different tree species.- Cassia cinnamon whose origin is from Chinese cinnamon tree and Ceylon cinnamon whose origin if from Ceylon tree. Use of cinnamon without any other spices does not pose any threat to dog life. Naturally, cinnamon is used with turmeric, ginger, and nutmeg, avoid this combination in dog diet. When traveling with the pet factor in the dos and dont’s in their spices to give you an easy time in feeding the pet.
What are the benefits of cinnamon to a dog?
Use cinnamon as a spice to make your dog have appetite and interest in eating his food. Just like humans, taking plain food daily is boring. The sweet scent of cinnamon kills monotony in dog’s diet. It also improves the taste of food. A good example is when the dog lacks the appetite for the food.
Cinnamon is a natural herb responsible for the reduction of any inflammation in both dogs and humans. Its combination with honey and hot water also prevents heart disease and arthritis. When traveling little consumption-usually not more than a teaspoon in a serving keeps your pet healthy as he enjoys his meals. During trips, the change of environment can interfere with the dog’s appetite, a little pound of cinnamon can work wonders for the pet’s appetite.
Asparagus, on the other hand, is a useful herb added as a vegetable and a spice. It can be consumed either raw or cooked. However, vet doctors recommend a little cooking because of the tough stalk with light cause abdominal discomfort in dogs
What are the health benefits?
High vitamin intake
The vegetable in high in essential vitamins which promote the overall health of the dog through immune enhancement. Check a list of allowed and prohibited foods before giving it to them.
Improves bowel movement
Not all parts of Asparagus are good for your dog. Only the stalk and the leaves are toxic to dog’s intestines, which might lead to vomiting. When traveling, add it to dog’s meal to add flavor and improve pets health.
The combination of cinnamon and asparagus in your dog meal while traveling provides a unique scent which gives appetites to your dog. Psychologically, the pet’s mind deviates from the fatigue due to traveling and become comfortable to enjoy the meal. Use the two sparingly to enjoy the physical and health benefits they have to offer.