The Benefits of Goat Milk for Pets

You may be surprised to learn that goat milk, not cow milk, is actually the most consumed milk in the world. Goat milk has been steadily gaining popularity in the United States for people and of our, pets as well.

Differences Between Species

It shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that milk from one species to the next can vary greatly. For example, dogs and cats produce milk that is much higher in fat and protein than cow or sheep milk. These variances and different from one species to the next as different types of animals have different digestive systems and nutritional needs. 

Why Goat Milk?

Goat milk has unique properties that make it more easily digestible than other milk. 

Goat milk has extremely low amounts of the specific proteins (alpha-s1-casein) that often causes allergic reactions from cow milk. The fat molecules in goat milk has also one-fifth the size of those in cow milk which makes is much more easily digestible. This means that even dogs with sensitive stomachs can process and benefit from this type of milk. 

Goat milk contains vitamins, enzymes, protein, minerals, electrolytes, and fatty acids which are all important to overall health. It has been thought to help with many different chronic diseases including:

  • Liver disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Poor digestion
  • Diarrhea

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