There is much evidence that honey can help with allergies, digestion and as an energy booster. It’s an antiseptic food that can inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in the digestive tract. Good for nerves and heart. A mix of honey and cinnamon can help the inflammation associated with arthritis, try half a teaspoon of cinnamon with a tablespoon of honey for senior dogs with arthritis. Contains vitamin A, B-complex, C, D, E and K plus calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, silicon, sulphur, potassium, manganese, copper and iodine. Honey may help to absorb calcium consumed at the same time. Honey is not ideal for young puppies as their digestive systems are not quite developed enough. Use only pure, unaltered honey that hasn’t been heated or pasteurised as this process removes the goodness. Honey is also great for the healing of wounds and burns.