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Turmeric For Dogs: The Benefits

Turmeric For Dogs: The Benefits

When it comes to getting older, our bodies begin to show signs of ageing in more ways than one. From joint aches to muscle spasms, doing what we love can sometimes be a challenge and we search for ways to combat those aches and pains on a daily basis. With endless supplies of rubs, creams ointments and tablets, we explore every option of the need to get our bodies fighting fit and keeping us going all day long.

Our pets are the same. Running around, chasing balls, wonderful walkies and just our dog’s happy, bouncy lifestyle can play a significant role in their health later on in life. Maintaining their joint, bone and muscle health is massively important when, just like us, the golden oldies set in – so do the aches and pains. But there is a solution and one that we stand behind 100%.

Here at the Natural Cornish Pet Shop, we adore anything that gives our dog’s a better life. Used for thousands of years in both humans and animals, Turmeric is the wonder spice that can significantly change those wobbly walks, achy adventures and painful playtimes and get your pooch feeling like they could jump for joy all day long.

So here it is. All the reasons why we love turmeric and the reasons why you should too!

What is Turmeric?

Created from the Turmeric plant, this special spice has been around for thousands of years and used by many for its magical medicinal uses. It has a warm, bitter taste and is often associated with Indian cooking as it is frequently used to flavour or colour curry powders, and is also often used in mustards, butters, and cheeses. But the root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicine.

Commonly used as a remedy for pain and inflammation, such as osteoarthritis, Turmeric has a wide range of medicinal properties, aiding issues in humans  such as hayfever, depression, itching and even heartburn.

How does it work?

As Turmeric is packed with the chemical Curcumin, the combination of Curcumin and other chemicals in the root work on decreasing inflammation in the body. The mixture of all of Turmeric’s fantastic components make it a superb solution for any problems relating to inflammation or pain in the body  - perfect to stop swelling and pain in those niggly joints and muscles.

Turmeric at the Natural Cornish Pet Shop

Used by both animals and humans throughout the globe, we knew we had to get our hands on products containing this special spice. Standing by herbal and all-natural methods of assisting ailments in our furry friends, all of our Turmeric products are:

  • 100% Natural
  • Contains no harsh or nasty chemicals
  • Vet approved
  • Perfect for all ages

From powders to pastes, our terrific range of Turmeric products are available both instore and online and work to making sure your dog’s joint health is exactly where it needs to be so their tail keeps wagging and their playful days aren’t ruined by annoying aches and pains.

Golden Paste Co.

Originating from India as a warming tea to fight illness and joint pain, this paste version was designed and created specifically with dog’s joint health in mind.

With many herbalists highlighting the wondrous effects of turmeric for our health, it’s no wonder The Golden Paste Company ventured out of human supplements and created a supplement for dogs as well!

With notable benefits for improving joint aches and pains, this complimentary dog food can be given to all those furry friends out there who are in need of a little extra love and care. Containing ingredients such as coconut oil and turmeric, serving as a natural inflammatory and detoxifier, this incredible paste can be added to your pet’s food or given orally alone to help combat those aging aches.

Begin by feeding 1/8th teaspoon twice a day for the first week with food. The following week, feed 1/4 teaspoon twice a day with food. Each week you can increase until desired effects are noticed.

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Dorwest Turmeric Tablets

Pioneers of the herbal supplement world, Dorwest have designed a Turmeric tablet to improve both your dog’s joint health and mobility.

Containing 95% all-natural Turmeric root, these special supplements can be given alongside your dog’s normal diet to give them a boost of keeping their legs and hips in check. Acting as a wholesome, natural and nastiness free remedy for aches and pains, Turmeric can be given to any pet, in any shape or size from 8 weeks onwards, making this a super supplement a great source of joint care right from their puppy or kitten stages to their glorious golden oldies.


  • Small dogs and cats <10kg: 1 tablet
  • Medium dogs 10 - 25kg: 2 tablets
  • Large & giant dogs >25kg 3 tablets.

We recommended administration for a minimum of one month. For the first week it is advisable to start at a lower dose and build up

Available for £19.90 for 100 tablets – Shop Now!

If you’re sat at home with a pooch whose aches and pains are ruining their day, take a taste of Turmeric today and see the benefits this special spice can have on your four-legged friend. We promise you won’t be disappointed!

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