Best of the CocoTherapy Blog 2023

Best of the CocoTherapy Blog 2023

Here at CocoTherapy, we're wrapping up another great year, and it's all thanks to your unwavering support and engagement.

Yorkie dog eating a coconut

Here at CocoTherapy, we're wrapping up another great year, and it's all thanks to your unwavering support and engagement. We wish you and your loved ones a joyous holiday season and a fantastic new year filled with health, happiness, and plenty of coconut goodness!

As we prepare to turn the page to a new year, it's time for our annual stroll down memory lane. So, grab a cup of coco and let's revisit some of our most popular blog posts from the past year. And don't forget, if there's one post you should read and share from 2023, it's this one!

This year, we explored a wide variety of topics, from our pets' aging brains to the wonders of natural ingredients like Moringa. And of course, we continued our deep dive into the science behind coconut oil and how it can help address many common health problems in our furry friends.

To help you navigate this treasure trove of information, we've grouped our favorite 2023 posts into three categories: The Science Behind Coconut Oil & Other Natural Ingredients, General Pet Health & Wellbeing, and Virgin Coconut Oil & MCT Oil for Specific Health Issues. Feel free to scan through for a quick summary or click on the titles for an in-depth read of each post.

The Science Behind Coconut Oil & Other Natural Ingredients

Exploring the latest scientific research on the benefits of coconut oil and other natural ingredients in our products is at the core of what we do here at CocoTherapy. So, it's no surprise that some of our most popular posts this year focused on this topic:

How Coconut Oil Can Help Combat Oxidative Stress in Pets (Backed by 5 Scientific Studies)

Did you know that oxidative stress is a significant contributor to many chronic health conditions in our pets? In this post, we dive into the science behind how coconut oil can help protect against oxidative stress and improve overall health. Plus, we share some practical tips to help you incorporate coconut oil into your pet's daily wellness routine.

5 Studies Reveal How Coconut Oil Helps Your Pet's Aging Brain

No pet parent wants to see their furry friend suffer from the effects of aging, especially when it comes to their cognitive abilities. In this comprehensive post, we discuss why coconut oil has become popular as a brain-boosting supplement for pets. This is not just theory – we take a deep dive into five recent studies to see what the scientific community has discovered on how coconut oil benefits an aging brain.

Discover the Power of Moringa: A Superfood for People and Pets

Being from the Philippines, Moringa (known locally as Malunggay) was one of those vegetables we always took for granted. In the Philippines and India, Moringa is widely used as an ingredient in cooking, as herbal medicine for common illnesses, and for a variety of other practical uses. In this post, we take a closer look at moringa and its amazing nutritional profile. We also explore some of the research that has been done on this plant and look at a few of the fantastic benefits it can offer both people and pets.

Organ Meat: The Pet Health Hack You Never Knew You Needed

Organ meat is often overlooked when it comes to feeding our pets, but it's a nutritional goldmine that can significantly improve their overall health. That's why every pet parent should consider incorporating organ meat into their pet's diet. In this post, we explore what organ meat is, the nutrients it contains, and the health benefits it provides for our furry family members. Plus, we explain why feeding a balanced, species-appropriate diet is important, and share some tips for introducing your pet to organ meat.

Yorkie dog eating a coconut

General Pet Health & Wellbeing

Taking care of your pet's health and wellbeing is a top priority for any pet parent, and we know you're always looking to learn more about how to keep your furry friend happy and healthy. Here are a few of our top posts from 2023 that can help you do just that:

Is Kibble Making Your Dog Itchy?

Did you know that the food you're feeding your dog could be the culprit behind their incessant itching and scratching? In this post, we explore how kibble can contribute to skin allergies and other related issues in dogs. Plus, we look at the benefits of feeding fresh food and how to safely make the switch.

Why a Holistic Vet Could Be the Right Choice for Your Pet

Holistic veterinary care is gaining popularity among pet parents due to its comprehensive and personalized approach to animal health. Check out this post to find out more about what holistic veterinary care is, how it contrasts with traditional veterinary care, and the unique benefits it offers. We also provide guidance on when to consider a holistic vet and how to find a qualified practitioner you can trust.

The Pet Parent's Guide to Digestive Health in Cats and Dogs

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders can have a big impact on your pet's quality of life, causing discomfort and even long-term health problems. In this post, we give an overview of common digestive disorders in cats and dogs. We also explore symptoms to look out for, diagnosis and treatment, and prevention strategies. By gaining insights into these aspects, you'll be better equipped to care for your pet's health and ensure they enjoy a long and healthy life.

How to Take Care of Your Pet's Eyes and Ears

Eye and ear health are often overlooked, but they're crucial for your pet's overall wellbeing. In this post, we discuss how to properly care for your pet's eyes and ears, including regular cleaning and identifying potential health issues. We also share some natural remedies and preventative measures to help ensure your furry friend has healthy vision and hearing throughout their life.

Virgin Coconut Oil & MCT Oil for Specific Health Issues

Virgin Coconut oil and MCT oil are dietary supplements that promote a healthier life for our furry friends. Explore the following blog posts to learn how these beneficial supplements can address specific health issues in pets:

Can Coconut Oil Help Cat Acne?

Feline acne is a common skin condition that affects cats of all ages, breeds, and genders. While it's rarely serious, acne can be irritating and uncomfortable. That's why it's important to take steps to help manage your cat's acne and keep their skin healthy.

Check out this post to learn more about acne in cats and what causes it. We also explore why virgin coconut oil is a great natural remedy for treating cat acne and share some tips on using it to help heal your cat's skin.

Can Coconut Oil Help with Ringworm?

Did you know that coconut oil has antifungal properties that can help treat and prevent ringworm in people and pets? In this blog post, we explain what ringworm is, how coconut oil can help, and the best way to use it with your pets. So, get ready to learn everything you need to know about using coconut oil for ringworm and why it's a scientifically proven remedy.

Can Coconut Oil Help Ease Your Pet's Arthritis Pain?

Arthritis is a common condition that can significantly impact your pet's quality of life, but could coconut oil help ease their pain? In this post, we take a closer look at arthritis in pets and explore the signs to watch out for. We also dive into the science behind coconut oil, how it can help ease your pet's pain, and how to start using it.

Bonus Post

Does My Cat Need a Catio?

In this useful guide, we dive into the world of catios, exploring what they are, the different types available, their benefits, and some considerations before you decide to build or buy one. We also discuss the potential drawbacks of having a catio, alternatives if a catio isn't right for you, and tips for creating a great catio if you decide to go ahead.

Wrapping Up

That's it for now! We hope you've enjoyed reading the blog posts in this year's roundup as much as we enjoyed writing them. Thanks again for being part of the CocoTherapy family and supporting our mission to create top-quality products for our furry friends. We'll see you again next year!

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