By Beatrice Genco

Benefits of Dogs Eating Kangaroo

Let’s be honest, kangaroo is an excellent source of protein and is considered the leanest red meat protein available. 

This makes it an excellent alternative for dogs with diseases that necessitate a low-fat diet, such as pancreatitis. 


Kangaroo fat is not only low in calories, but it is also unsaturated, which, while not as necessary in dogs as it is in humans, is a plus.

Kangaroo meat also contains some of the highest levels of zinc and iron of any meat on the market.

Zinc is important because it is required for the proper function of cell membranes. It also helps a dog's immune responses to disease, ensuring that any wounds they may sustain in the rough and tumble of canine life heal swiftly. Zinc also aids in the digestion of proteins and carbs in dogs. Zinc in a dog's diet helps to strengthen their coats and toughen their paw pads. Zinc can help a dog's energy levels as well.

Kangaroo meat, is also a good source of iron for your pup’s diet. Iron's major role is to make haemoglobin by combining copper and protein. This is the molecule that transports oxygen.

Anemia can occur when a dog's iron levels are low, resulting in a lower than normal amount of red blood cells. Not only would low amounts of iron slow down a dog's growth, but it will also damage the animal's immune system. 

Because kangaroo is high in iron, it aids in the treatment of constipation in dogs. Iron is also essential for the correct function of various enzymes in a dog's body.

Kangaroos live in the wild because they are not commercially farmed, and their diets are not polluted by synthetic ingredients added to promote profits. Their lives are spent in a completely natural setting. 

When they are chosen for food, the government oversees the entire process to ensure that rigorous sustainability guidelines are followed.