Many people are unaware that their dog’s diet, fitness, and environment can significantly affect their hydration levels. Losing just 10% of body fluid can be a severe problem among dogs. 

Type of things such as during a long walk or play session, hot weather and feeding a dog kibble.

Kibble dehydrates a dog because it doesn’t have the moisture level of human food. Kibble loses much of its water content during the cooking process.

If you feed your dog kibble, it is vital to keep them hydrated. One way to do this is by providing them with fresh water daily.

However, providing them with goat’s milk will taste tremendous and hydrate your dog.

During high-activity sessions, dogs lose a lot of body water. Providing them with goat’s milk will give replenish your dog.

When it is hot outside, a dog will lose fluids just by being in an environment with higher temperatures than what they are used to. A way to help them stay hydrated is by giving them raw goat’s milk. 

Raw goat’s milk is packed with nutrients like electrolytes, which help keep dogs hydrated.

Goat’s milk should not replace their water; however, it should be an added hydration boost after long play sessions, hot weather and now and then if your dog is fed kibble.

Goat milk also helps with skin problems due to allergies and will help your dog’s skin recover quicker.


  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Protein
  • Phosphorus

Goat milk is perfect for:

  • Hot weather
  • After a long walk
  • Recovering from sickness
  • Dogs that are fed kibble
  • Dogs with allergies

How to give goat milk to a dog:

  • Pour it on top of a dog kibble.
  • Give it as a drink.
  • Freeze it and offer it as a frozen treat, perfect for hot summer days


Depending on the size of your dog will determine the amount. 

  • For small dogs: 100ml, and up to 500ml for the large dogs.

How Often

You can safely give your dog goat milk every day if you want to, or save it for those days when the weather has been hot, when your dog has had a high activity day, or whenever you feel like it may need a bit of hydration. 

Perhaps you have a fussy dog that overlooks the water bowl, and maybe your dog has darker urine than usual. These are other great times when you can provide them with a splash of goat’s milk.

It’s a great natural food source and a way to hydrate a dog.

Supplement your dog with goat’s milk, and they will reap the rewards.

You should give goat milk because it’s one of the most powerful superfoods you can add to their diet. So many healthy nutrients that are highly beneficial to a dog are packed in a single container.

Healthy nutrients:

  • Probiotics: Good bacteria for a dog’s gut, helping with digestion and absorption of nutrients.
  • Digestive enzymes: help break down dog food
  • Electrolytes: great for hydration
  • Healthy fats: great for skin and coat

Raw goat milk is:

  • Completely raw
  • Not pasteurised
  • No preservatives
  • Not processed

Dehydration in dogs

Many people don’t realise that their dog could be dehydrated. Dehydration occurs when dogs’ cells fail to hydrate correctly, which in turn leads them to an inability to perform vital functions such as muscle contraction and nervous system activity; it can result from consuming too few fluids (due to either excess loss or lack)


Dogs need fresh water to stay hydrated, but goat’s milk can also help them stay healthy on days when they’re very active or the weather is hot. Goat’s milk can also be an excellent addition to their diet if they usually eat kibble. In addition, goat’s milk can help dogs who dislike drinking water.

If a dog has allergies and the skin and coat are affected, give the dog goat milk. Goat milk will give dogs healthy fats to help heal their skin and coat.

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