The Best Coconut Oil For Dogs

We get a lot of emails and questions asking our opinion on the best coconut oil for dogs. To be perfectly honest, when it comes to your dog, there is really just one main quality you’ll want to look for when buying coconut oil for your dog: Unrefined – also known as Virgin (or Extra-Virgin) Coconut Oil. However, since I buy my coconut oil in bulk, because I use it both for my dog AND for myself (in cooking, in smoothies, as a salad dressing, etc.), I also make sure to get cold-pressed coconut oil for taste purposes. Unrefined Coconut Oil Unrefined coconut oil, often called Virgin or Extra-Virgin (just like olive oil), is made by pressing the oil from fresh, raw coconuts. It has no additives or chemicals, and is simply coconut oil in its purest form. This alone is worth the few extra dollars, especially since you’re ingesting it, or giving it to your dog. Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil This is fancy speak for the way the oil is extracted. To put it simply, when heated during the extraction, at a certain temperature, the coconut oil will take on a more toasty flavor. I’ve also heard that heat-pressed coconut oil loses beneficial enzymes, so I like my coconut oil in its most natural state possible. However, your dog won’t care if it’s cold-pressed or...

Where to Buy Coconut Oil Online

Where To Buy Coconut Oil Online I used to get coconut oil from my local grocery store until I realized I was spending a small fortune and could buy coconut oil┬ámuch cheaper online, without sacrificing quality. I usually buy Nutiva coconut oil from Only Natural Pet because I get other stuff at the same time and take advantage of free shipping specials on orders $79 and over. If I run out before it’s time to make my normal purchases from ONP, I’ll get Carrington Farms coconut oil, which is nice because it comes in a big 54oz jar for about the same price I’d pay for 20 oz in the grocery store. Both of these brands come in plastic containers, which I normally wouldn’t buy because I try to avoid buying plastic as much as possible, so I always reuse the containers afterward for dog treats, holding dog food, etc. (*these are affiliate links and should you buy through these sites, I get a small commission at no additional cost to you – in fact, using these links sometimes give you better pricing than normal since I’m a partner. I only recommend products I believe in – especially when it comes to a dog’s...