Can dogs eat Beef kidney?

can dogs eat beef kidneyYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Beef kidney is packed with nutrients like Vitamins C, A, B6, and B12, Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Niacin.
  • Beef kidney is also an excellent source of trace minerals, iron, and selenium for dogs.
  • Beef kidney is rich in protein, folate, iron, phosphorus, and copper and it doesn't contain any carbohydrates.
  • It contains high levels of heart-protective Omega 3 and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is beneficial for dogs with poor heart health and those suffering from arthritis.

Risks

health-risks
  • Beef kidney has high cholesterol content.
  • Dogs prone to kidney stones should avoid beef kidney as it is high in purine, a compound that may cause the formation of uric acid crystals.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Source the organ meat from a reliable supplier.
  • Try to source the beef kidney from organic or grass-fed livestock.
  • Beef kidneys can be given to dogs either raw or cooked.
  • Give organ meat-like kidneys to your dog in moderation.

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