For more information, check out these excellent turmeric resources: 

http://www.turmericforhealth.com/turmeric-for-pets/

http://examine.com/supplements/curcumin/

 

And if you're interested in the scientific research, here’s a list of studies:

Menon VP, Sudheer AR. 2007. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of cur cumin. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 595:105-25. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17569207)

Jurenka JS. 2009. Anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin, a major constituent of Curcuma longa: a review of preclinical and clinical research. Alternative Medicine Review: A Journal of Clinical Therapeutic. 14(2):141-53. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16387899)

Hutchins-Wolfbrandt, Mistry AM. 2011. Dietary turmeric potentially reduces the risk of cancer. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention. 12(12):3169-73. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22471448)

Shoba G, Joy D, Joseph T, Majeed M, Rajendran R, Srinivas PS. 1998. Influence of piperine on the pharmacokinetics of curcumin in animals and human volunteers. Planta Medica. 64(4):353-6. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9619120)

Sahdeo Prasad, PhD, Amit K. Tyagi, PhD, and Bharat B. Aggarwal PhD, 2014. Recent Developments in Delivery, Bioavailability, Absorption and Metabolism of Curcumin: the Golden Pigment from Golden Spice. Cancer Research and Treatment. Jan 46(1): 2–18. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3918523/)

K Kesarwani and R Gupta. 2013. Bioavailability enhancers of herbal origin: An overview. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. Apr 3(4): 253–266. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3634921/)