Offal - what is it and why is it so important?
Offal is nutritionally dense. 'Offal' refers to organ meats including liver, kidneys, heart, tongue, cheek and stomach. Dogs need offal in their diets.
Why we love liver Liver is an excellent source of protein, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Copper. Omega-3 fatty acids AND Selenium. Liver has many benefits including helping digestion, keeping reproductive organs healthy, reducing fatigue and preventing anaemia.
Why we are keen on kidney Kidney is a great source of Vitamin A,Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B12, Zinc and Selenium. Kidney is a good source of protein and contributes to skin and coat health. It is a great source of essential fatty acids and supports a healthy digestive and immune system.
Why we love hard-working heart heart is a great source of Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Folate, Iron, Zinc and Selenium. Heart is a great ingredient for supporting your pets own heart health.
* Some dogs can't have offal/need less offal for health reasons. Your vet will advise you on this in the specific circumstances.