What is Neem?
Neem is a tree that grows in tropical places such as India, Africa, and the Middle East, it is a member of the Mahogany Meliaceae family.
Neem, scientifically known as Azadirachta indica, offers numerous benefits for pets. This versatile plant has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and is gaining recognition for its potential in the pet industry, here are some key benefits of neem for pets:
The Role of Neem
Natural Flea and Tick Control: Neem is a powerful natural insect repellent. It helps repel and control fleas, ticks, and other parasites that can infest pets. Regular use of neem-based products can help protect pets from these pesky parasites.
Skin and Coat Health: Neem has soothing and moisturising properties, making it beneficial for pets with skin conditions like itching, allergies, or dryness. Neem based products can help alleviate these issues, promoting a healthy and shiny coat.
Antifungal and Antibacterial Effects: Neem contains compounds that possess antifungal and antibacterial properties. It can help combat fungal infections like ringworm and yeast infections, as well as bacterial infections that may affect the skin or ears of pets.
Immune System Support: Neem supports the immune system of pets. It contains antioxidants that help strengthen the body's natural defence mechanisms, potentially reducing the risk of infections and promoting overall health.
Dental Health: Neem's antibacterial properties can help reduce plaque, tartar, and bad breath.
Digestive Health: Neem can aid in maintaining a healthy digestive system in pets. It may help regulate bowel movements, reduce gastrointestinal inflammation, and support proper digestion.
Its natural properties make it a valuable addition to pet care routines, promoting their overall well-being.
Adding Neem into your Dogs Diet
With the weather being warmer now we are in the British Summer Time, Fleas and ticks are abundant and love to take up residency on our pets.
Here at The Innocent Hound, we offer our Natural Flea Repellent Treats, these treats are an easy way of adding this natural supplement into your dog’s diet, in a tasty and convenient format. The properties of neem help to protect your hound from undesirable insects whilst promoting a healthy skin and coat.
Feeding Guidelines for our Treats
For best results with our Flea Repellent treat you should feed daily from spring, to maximise protection during the summer months.
Feed 2 treats per 10kg of dog's weight per day.
These treats are available in 2 pack sizes and can be found in our Fine Health range.
150g - should last a 10kg dog 30 days.
600g - should last a 10kg dog 120 days.