Red clover is a perennial flowering plant belonging to the bean family. It’s a plant native to Europe, Western Asia and parts of Africa. Widely used as a feed crop and a green manure crop, it has also been used in India medically to treat many human ailments. But what about red clover for dogs?


Red clover is a good source of calcium, magnesium, potassium and protein. It’s also a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B-complex.


Red clover for dogs is said to offer a number of health benefits. It is said to offer blood-purifying properties and to be an anti-cancer agent. It’s also useful for treating skin problems which are relative to poor liver function.


While many of the claims for red cover’s efficacy have not been confirmed by scientific study, it seems for many dogs, red clover would appear to be well worth a try. Certainly if all else fails!

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Gerald Pepin

Gerald Pepin

Canine Nutritionist

Gerald Pepin is a qualified canine nutritionist, writer, speaker and homemade dog food advocate. Gerald believes that good nutrition can improve or cure most canine health problems and that the natural way is always the best way when it comes to healing man's best friend. A life-long lover of German Shepherds, Gerald and his wife The Dog Chef have two GSDs and live in rural Somerset.

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  1. Francheska

    Any suggestions for transitional cell carcinoma in a small dog?


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