Health & Wellbeing
Magnesium for Dogs
Magnesium for dogs? Yep, it's totally a thing - and your pup will love you for it.
Copy: Serena Faber-Nelson
Photography: Serena Faber-Nelson
Pet lifestyle expert Serena Faber-Nelson is the founder of Pretty Fluffy. A contributor to Everyday with Rachael Ray, Modern Dog Magazine, Cesars Way and more; her modern, stylized take on DIY dog treats has seen her recipes viewed millions of times over.
Serena is the author of the go-to dog mom bible, Dog Mama, and the popular dog treat recipe book, Healthy Homemade Dog Treats.
One of the current darlings of the health and wellness circuit, magnesium is property right now. Thought to alleviate muscle cramps, promote good sleep, and improve overall mood, magnesium is a naturally occurring substance in the body, but can be added to body oils, washes and sprays for extra absorption through the skin.
And the best part is, it’s totally safe for our dogs to get a piece of this magnesium action.
Why use Magnesium for Dogs?
Just like us, our furry friends can benefit from these fabulous magnesium benefits.
- Relieving sore muscles and joints.
- Post surgery recovery.
- Reducing pain related to functional magnesium deficiency.
- Help calm nerves and reduce systemic bodily stress.
- Promote restful sleep.
- Improve pet aromas.
How to you use Magnesium on Dogs?
There are a number of human products out on the market now – from sprays and oils to bath salts, but if you want your dog to use magnesium products opt for specific pet products.
Pet washes containing magnesium, and fur sprays, are your best options. These can be added to your dog’s bath or sprayed directly onto their skin with ease.
When looking for magnesium dog sprays and washes, opt for highly concentrated magnesium products with naturally derived ingredients that contain no sulfates, parabens, mineral oils, animal derivatives, artificial colours or synthetic fragrances.
Magnesium for Dogs – Our Picks
Our favourite pet magnesium range that ticks all these boxes is The Base Collective’s Pet Wellness Range.
The range features:
- Magnesium Pet Wellness Wash – a natural dog wash infused with the magnesium and sweet orange essential oil to help relax and restore shine to your pet’s coat.
- Magnesium Pet Wellness Spray – a fur freshening spray that gives all the benefits of magnesium, with the added bonus of the sweet orange oil combating doggie odours and repelling fleas.
Using pure magnesium sourced from the Dead Sea, the Base Collective’s pet range is a safe and effective way to introduce magnesium into your dog’s wellness routine. And being an all natural range, it’s 100% safe to be licked – as we all know that’s the first thing your dog’s going to do!
Visit The Base Collective to shop (and why not pick up some goodies for yourself while you’re at it? I’m addicted to their sleep spray!)
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