Goat milk is a nutritionally dense, easy to digest animal milk with low amounts of lactose. It is composed of over 12% nutrient solids including basic fats and proteins, contains high amounts of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, etc. as well as vitamins A, B6, B12 and C. Goat milk also contains probiotics.
Goat milk contains approximately 3.5% protein, which is higher than both cow and human milks. It is vital for growth, especially for young animals.
Goats milk is commonly used for preventative care, as well as the treatment of specific issues. It can be used to put weight on a dog that has been mistreated or is lacking nutrition, for example ill or rescued animals which would need extra protein to resume a healthy weight. Illnesses involving the kidneys and urinary tract also benefit immensely from goat milk supplementation.
Goat milk causes less distress within pets as they can easily break down the milk using few enzymes. Goat milks fat globules are able to be easily and quickly digested with smaller chances of problems.
Goat milk is less likely to cause allergies as it contains less lactose than cow milk, which is in particularly beneficial for animals which are lactose intolerance.