Virgin Olive Oil - Can Dogs Have Olive Oil?

Organic virgin olive oil, originating from olive trees, abundantly fills animals with essential beneficial ingredients (1). Virgin olive oil incorporates phytonutrients, vitamin E, and plenty of omega-3 fatty acids into your dog’s diet (6).  

Daily administration of pure cold-pressed virgin olive oil to animals can benefit their cardiovascular system by serving as a healthy dietary fat (1). Virgin olive oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which moisturize the skin, keeping it soft and shiny. It also prevents flaking, particularly during dry winter months.

Virgin olive oil can increase good cholesterol and decrease bad cholesterol, which can prevent plaque buildup in arteries and oxidative stress. Increasing high-density lipoproteins protects animals from oxidative stress and prevents blood clotting or blocking arteries.

Can Dogs Eat Olive Oil?

Yes, dogs can eat olive oil. Olive oil can be beneficial for dogs as it contains phytonutrients, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. It can help moisturize their skin, prevent flaking, and improve their cardiovascular health. But, give the right amount of olive oil and talk to a vet before giving it to your dog.

Virgin olive oil contains over 100 proteins that have heart-protective properties. It can be safely consumed for an extended period of time, as long as the recommended amount of 3 is followed.

Giving dogs olive oil in their food can change the types of fats in their body. Feeding dogs olive oil can alter the fats in their body. This can raise the levels of oleic acid and di-homo-gamma-linolenic acid, which are essential nutrients for dogs.

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However, dogs are unable to produce these nutrients on their own. Therefore, they must consume them as part of their diet. They have to eat these nutrients as part of their diet.

healthier heart can lead to an increase in lifespan by decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and excess weight gain (5)

Virgin olive oil is full of phenolic compounds due to the miniscule refinement process of cold-pressing olives (1). Cold-pressing separates olives from their oil without heat, preserving antioxidants and other nutrients.

Virgin olive oil is less acidic compared to olive oil which eases the process of digestion (6). Virgin olive oil has more antioxidants than olive oil because it goes through a shorter refinement process. This helps fight against damage caused by free radicals.

Some companies use cold pressing and add palm oil to reduce production costs. However, the growth and production of palm oil comes with an expensive price tag on the environment through deforestation and eradication of endangered animal’s homes (2). 

HempMy Pet™ uses only certified organic, sustainably sourced pure cold-pressed virgin olive oil. No other oils are added to the product, ensuring its purity. HempMy Pet™ uses organic olive oil as a carrier for their 5,000 mg hemp-infused olive oil product.

Full-spectrum hemp includes the whole plant with beneficial substances like CBD, CBG, CBC, flavonoids, and terpenes. It also contains a small amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (0.3%) for maximum benefits. When these ingredients are mixed together, they create the “entourage effect” in the body. This effect is known to enhance the healing power for animals and humans.

HempMy Pet™ uses a special type of hemp called Cherry Abacus. It has good stuff for animals, like vegan ingredients that are good for humans too.

HempMy Pet™ gets certified organic and sustainable virgin olive oil. They have certifications to show where the oil comes from, so customers can feel good about reducing long-term impact. All batches are third party analyzed and tested to ensure purity, potency and safety for every pet. 

  HempMy Pet™’s organic olive oil can be used for horses or as a cheaper option for households with many dogs. The equine formula comes with an easy to use pump top that dispenses .5 cc per pump which is approximately 20 mg.

HempMy Pet™’s olive oil can be given to your pet by mouth. You can add it to their food, treats, or let them lick it from your hand. It’s really up to your Pet, as they all seem to have differing preferences.

HempMy Pet™’s formula helps with emotional care and wellbeing. It can be used daily for stress, anxiety, or when your pet is feeling sad. We suggest pet owners get approval from their vet before giving any supplements to their furry friends.

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    2. Vijay, V., Pimm, S. L., Jenkins, C. N., & Smith, S. J. (2016). The Impacts of Oil Palm on Recent Deforestation and Biodiversity Loss. PloS one11(7), e0159668. 
    3. Pedret, A., Catalán, Ú., Fernández-Castillejo, S., Farràs, M., Valls, R. M., Rubió, L., Canela, N., Aragonés, G., Romeu, M., Castañer, O., de la Torre, R., Covas, M. I., Fitó, M., Motilva, M. J., & Solà, R. (2015). Impact of Virgin Olive Oil and Phenol-Enriched Virgin Olive Oils on the HDL Proteome in Hypercholesterolemic Subjects: A Double Blind, Randomized, Controlled, Cross-Over Clinical Trial (VOHF Study). PloS one10(6), e0129160. 
    4. Campbell, K. L., & Dorn, G. P. (1992). Effects of oral sunflower oil and olive oil on serum and cutaneous fatty acid concentrations in dogs. Research in veterinary science53(2), 172–178. 
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