There is no doubt that dogs love liver. However, being dog lover you may notice a lot of different opinion about the impact of liver consumption to the dogs health, many are running the opposite direction and therefore may bring confusion. So instead of staying in confusion, let’s talk about it in a proper perspective.
In general, organ meat is rich of nutrient. Almost every nutrient needed by our dogs are available at quite high dose. A full spectrum of B vitamins including B1, B2, B6, B2 and folic acid as well as other vitamins including A, D, E, and K. It also contains essential minerals like iron, phosphorus, iodine, magnesium, and copper.
Hefty dose of D vitamin that regulates many functions in the body. The importance to consume food that contains D vitamin is even more important if your dog somehow get less sun. Deficiency if D vitamin can bring various problem from fracture and weakness to auto-immune problem that can lead to infectious diseases including various cancers.
Organ meats also rich of essential fatty acid such as omega-3 fats including EPA and DHA. You may know how important they are for the body of both humans and pets. You may learned that one of the most popular source of EPA and DHA is deep-sea fishes like tuna. However, unlike cats, fish consumption is not recommended for dogs. Organ meats are rich of these nutrients.
So giving your dogs organ meats, just any organs you can name, will bring significant health benefits.
Those living in a community that do not consume organ meats my feel a bit uncomfortable at first. But most dogs like them and all dogs need the nutrients they have, it is wise to give it a try. Put organ meat into the mix of your dog food of a certain period of time and see how it impacts your dog health.