Flatulence in dogs is not only unpleasant for the animal, but often also for the owner. But what exactly leads to this unpleasant condition and how can you help your dog naturally? In this article you will learn more about the causes of bloating and how you can treat it with natural remedies.

What are the causes of flatulence in dogs?

Flat occurs when gas builds up in your dog’s digestive tract. This can have various causes, ranging from the type of feeding to health problems.

Inferior feed quality

One of the most common causes of flatulence in dogs is feeding dry food that is generally unsuitable for dogs and ingredients that are difficult to digest or cause flatulence. Foods that commonly cause bloating include legumes such as lentils, certain vegetables such as broccoli, and difficult-to-digest grains. However, grains don’t belong in any food either way. Eating too quickly can also lead to increased air intake and thus promote flatulence.

Impaired intestinal flora

Your dog’s intestinal flora plays a crucial role in digestion. If this flora is disturbed, for example through the use of antibiotics or other medications, this can lead to an overgrowth of gas-forming bacteria. A healthy intestinal flora is therefore essential to avoid digestive problems and the associated flatulence.

Natural remedies to relieve flatulence

There are several natural remedies that can help support your dog’s digestion and reduce flatulence:

  • Fennel: Known for its deflating properties, fennel can help regulate bowel movements and reduce gas buildup.
  • Cumin: Similar to fennel, caraway is often used to relieve cramping abdominal pain and promote digestion.
  • Ginger: Ginger is another natural remedy that supports gastrointestinal function and can help prevent gas formation.
  • Peppermint: Peppermint tea can have a calming effect on the stomach and reduce gas formation.

VITAL gastro: Ayurvedic recipe for your dog’s digestion

To support your dog’s digestion naturally, we recommend our product VITAL gastro. This special formula is based on Ayurvedic principles and contains a combination of natural ingredients specifically designed to promote digestion and relieve flatulence.

VITAL gastro is easy to use and can be added directly to food to support your dog’s daily digestive health. With the application you can not only reduce the symptoms of flatulence, but also promote the general intestinal health of your four-legged friend.


Flatulence in dogs can have various causes, but can often be effectively treated by adjusting feeding and supporting the intestinal flora. Natural remedies and specially developed products like our VITAL gastro can help give your dog relief and improve his quality of life. If problems persist, remember to consult a veterinarian to rule out underlying health problems.

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