Coconut oil usage in pets: fad or fact?

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By Dr. Ernie Ward, Veterinarian

Chances are you’ve heard about the health benefits of coconuts. Coconut, oil, flour, milk and water have flooded grocery store shelves promising everything from weight loss to reducing wrinkles. Coconut has also made its way into pet products. While pet-specific research on coconut oil is scarce, I’d like to share with you some of the top ways I’ve been using coconut products in my pet patients for the past five years.

What makes coconut oil special?

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