The Health Benefits of Spirulina for Dogs

Allergies Diet Nutrition

What is Spirulina?

Spirulina is a microscopic algae that contains a remarkably high amount of nutrients and protein. The concentration of beta-carotene, vitamin B-12 and iron are higher in spirulina than any other known food, plant, grain or herb! 

What Benefits Can Spirulina Have to Dogs?

This superfood has been tested for its benefits over time and studies suggest that spirulina may help to:

  • Prevent and ease allergy symptoms
  • Improve digestive health
  • Reduce the rate of cancer
  • Strengthen the immune system

Immune System Benefits

Spirulina is full of special phytonutrients such as phycocyanin, sulfolipids, and polysaccharides. These promote a healthy immune system, reduce infections, and even prevent some cancers. Rich in naturally occurring carotenoid antioxidants, these promote healthy cells in your dogs body. 

Allergy Benefits 

Dogs get allergies just like people do! If your dog struggles with seasonal allergies, spirulina might be able to help. This is because spirulina is a antihistamine paired with anti-inflammatory properties. This superfood is known for promoting cell generation which is an important part of the immune system. While boosting the immune system, your dogs body will be able to fight off season allergy symptoms! 


Spirulina detoxifies the body and prevents toxins from getting in. Dogs can bring toxins into their bodies through air, water, food, and even medicines they take. As these toxins build up they need to be cleansed and removed from the body. The same phytonutrients that promote a healthy immune system can also give the body a deep cleanse for toxins. 

How to Feed Your Dog Spriunlina? 

Interested in incorporating spirulina in your dog's diet? Give our dental support chews a try! They are a functional treat packed with healthy spirulina and other beneficial ingredients.

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