Supporting your pet's immune health is essential for a long, healthy life. Here are some tips on how to boost your pet’s immunity naturally. 

  1. Give your furbaby the right food
  • Ensuring your furbaby gets the right nutrients through the food she eats is the key to maintaining a strong immune system. Fruits and vegetables found in organic and natural pet foods contain antioxidants that aid in protecting your furbaby from cellular damage caused by free radicals. Some examples of antioxidant rich foods are apples, cabbage, cooked potatoes, berries, and beans.

 

  • Here are some examples of healthy foods for your dog furbaby: 

Tiki Dog Aloha Petites Grain-Free Dry Dog Food Lamb Luau 3.5 Lbs

Nature's Variety Instinct Raw Boost Mixers Immune 0.75oz

  • Here are some examples of healthy foods for your cat furbaby:

Tiki Cat Born Carnivore Dry Cat Food Chicken & Fish Luau 2.8 Lbs

Merrick Purrfect Bistro Cat Dry Food Grain Free Healthy Adult Salmon 4lbs

  1. Boost your furbaby’s health with the right supplements
  • Supplementing your furbaby with nutrients may boost her immune system. There are many things to consider when choosing which supplements to give your furbaby. One would be identifying your furbaby’s health condition. It is important to know if there are deficiencies that need to be corrected through supplements or which supplements best work for the health condition of your furbaby. Consulting the vet is always key to knowing what would be best for her.
  • Here are some examples of supplements for your dog furbaby:

  • Pet Naturals Dog Calming Chews 30ct – Calming supplements aid in supporting your dog furbaby under stress. This allows your dog furbaby to calm her behaviour without the need for sedation.

  • Here are some examples of supplements for your cat furbaby:

 

  1. Keep your furbaby clean
  • Proper hygiene is important in keeping your furbaby healthy. In fact, it plays a huge role in boosting your furbaby’s immune system. There are different ways of keeping your furbaby clean. You may give your furbaby a bath, keep your furbaby fresh with dry shampoo, or moisturize your furbaby’s skin and coat with grooming wipes
  • Here are some examples of grooming products to keep your dog furbaby clean and healthy:

Ark Naturals Don't Worry Don't Rinse Me 18oz

Aroma Paws Shampoo Amyris Cedarwood 13.5oz

  • Here are some examples of grooming products to keep your cat furbaby clean and healthy:

Burts Bees Cat Shampoo Waterless 10 oz

Earthbath Cat Shampoo and Conditioner 16 oz

 

  1. Keep your furbaby fit and stress-free
  • Keeping your furbaby in good health means avoiding her exposure to stressful situations. It is important to know which situations have a negative effect on your furbaby so that you can limit her exposure to them. One of the ways you can boost the immune system of your furbaby is by giving her plenty of exercise, but also adequate amount of rest.
  • Here are some toys to keep your dog furbaby active:

Chuck It Ultra Ball Small Dog Toy 2ct

Kong Flyer Large

 

  • Here are some toys to keep your cat furbaby active:

Kong Cat Curlz Teaser

Kong Cat PlaySpaces Burrow

Kong Cat Toy Puzzlements Pockets

 

  1. Keep the toys and feeding bowls of your furbaby clean
  • Washing your furbaby’s feeding bowls and toys regularly will reduce her exposure to bacteria that could inhibit her immune system. It is important to wipe off excess water after cleaning as moisture could be a breeding ground for more bacteria.

 

  1. Ensure your furbaby gets frequent check ups
  • Keeping your furbaby in great shape means knowing her full health condition. Bringing her to the vet for frequent check ups gives the vet a chance to impart with you ways to boost her immune system and any significant changes in her overall health.

 

References:

https://pets.webmd.com/cats/guide/cat-vitamins-and-supplements-do-they-work#1

https://www.petsafe.net/learn/cats-101-basic-health-care-tips-to-keep-your-cat-healthy

https://www.petmd.com/dog/general-health/natural-ways-improve-your-dogs-immune-system