The benefits of giving your dog cinnamon:
Helps with arthritis
Acts as an anti-inflammatory agent reducing swelling and joint problems
Can help with brain and cognitive issues
Help to reduce obesity in overweight dogs
Improves heart health – In a study published in the Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, researchers found that dogs who eat cinnamon also had improved heart health. Dogs that participated in the study who were given cinnamon displayed significantly lower systolic blood pressure and heart rate than dogs in the group that were not given cinnamon.
Negative reactions to Cinnamon:
Beware, if your dog is pregnant, DO NOT give her cinnamon which can cause a stimulating effect on the uterus.
Do not give your pet a cinnamon stick
Cinnamon is non-toxic but nutmeg is toxic
- 1 large honeycrisp apple
- 1/4 cup oats
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp wheat flour
- 1 tsp water
- sprinkle of cinnamon
- Use a small cast iron skillet
- Slice apples and layer in skillet
- Mix in a small bowl the oats, honey, wheat flour, and water
- Layer apples with oat mixture and lightly sprinkle with cinnamon
- Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes
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