Everyone wants a healthy dog. When it comes to keeping you pooch on the healthy side there are a lot of supplements out there. In this article we will learn about 10 of the top supplements on the market to day. And trust me number 5 will blow your mind.
Why Should We Give Our Dogs Supplements
I think that all animals should take some for of supplements. Thinking in our human minds why do we take supplements? Well, it’s in the name a supplement; supplements our diets and gives us an extra boost of nutrition that we need.
Thinking of it in that sense our pooches need that extra boost of nutrition as well. Most dog food, not all. Are not as healthy as they claim. So, a dog who only eats dog food needs to fill the nutritional void left behind from those said foods. Well, I’m not a vet or an expert, this is why I give supplements to my dog. Below are my to 10 favorite Supplements.
Salmon Oil Is a an oil derived from? You guessed it salmon. It is packed with omega-3 acids and and omega-6 fatty acids. Which can help support your dogs immune system, heart , it is an anti-inflammatory , healthy skin and coat and cognitive function.
So, if your dog is constantly itching or scratching due to dry skin and allergies? The essential fatty acids contained in salmon fish oil help promote healthy skin by strengthening cell membranes keeping them moist and resistant to damage. Your pet will be much happier playing rather than itching and scratching.
Turmeric Chews for Dogs by Amazing Nutritionals is great supplement that treats joint pain, coat and skin conditions, itchy skin, flaking, and hot spots while protecting your dog’s heart, immune system, and liver. Achieve optimum dog health with this supplement from Amazing Nutritionals.
veterinarian recommended Glandex for Dogs anal gland and digestive support. These soft chews will give your dog much needed relief from frequent anal gland expressing.
It also contain healthy natural ingredients and plenty of fiber to support healthy bowel movements
Zesty Paws’ Omega Bites are soft, chewable supplements that can keep your dog healthy from the inside out.
Featuring AlaskOmega, these delicious chicken-flavored treats feature Omega-3 fatty acid that provides vital nutrients for the skin and coat to help dogs look and feel their best.
This one a day multivitamin is filled with all the essential supplements, vitamins and minerals your dog needs that they might be lacking from their current diet.
These 10-for-1 Multivitamins with Glucosamine proactively help your dog avoid common health issues that can develop with age and are a great and easy step to take in preventative care for your dog.
They contain essential building block nutrients required for overall health and longevity like Glucosamine, Pumpkin, MSM, Omegas, Vitamins A, B, C, Folic Acid, Probiotics and More.
This is a great addition to round out any other supplement or medication your dog is taking for a holistically sound health care regimen.
- Helps support joint function and health
- Helps keep brain, heart and organs healthy
- Improves digestion and intestinal health
- Keeps skin and coat shiny, supple and healthy
- Helps promote good circulation
- Boosts immune system
- Helps reduce allergies
- Gives your dog more energy!
Yes you read it right CANNABIS. I told you number five was a shocker. All joking a side cannabis has a good and bad rep. But we can’t deny that it has amazing medical benefits.
When a person hears the word cannabis they think “Marijuana”. It is true that Marijuana is in the cannabis family, but when we are taling about, hemp oils it is not the same thing. Hemp oils does not contain the added ingredient of THC.
THC is tetrahydrocannabinol is found in the cannabis plant. THC is psychoactive, it is what get cannabis users high. So our pups won’t get the toxic THC. Hemp oils will receive the benefits such as inhibiting cancer cell growth, strengthen your pet`s immune system, reduce chronic pain, improve joint range and motion, increase energy and agility, relieve stress & separation anxiety, and many more
Nutri-Cal by Vetoquinol is a caloric supplement to help boost dietary intake in pets, particularly those suffering from under-eating or malnourishment. Those animals that need an extra boost in their diet or vitamin balance will benefit greatly from a regular regimen with Nutri-Cal in addition to their regular food intake. The product also works very well for working dogs that consume a lot of energy in their duties and need to be kept fed on the road to keep their energy levels up.
Nutri-Cal Paste includes a high-potency mix of protein, fat, various vitamins, minerals, and various organic acids, producing an energy-boosting calorie booster that will keep animals at their motivation peak rather than suffering from hunger or lack of nutrition.
Packed in an easy to carry 4.25 oz container sold by Entirelypets.com, Nutri-Cal Paste is easy to serve to a pet while in transit, on the road or in the backwoods, taking up little space and weight. For hunters or team animal leaders, this product is the perfect go-to food supplement for their animals. Just don’t get any ideas of making it a personal snack. Your canine friend might not appreciate sharing his travel treat.
Zesty Paws Allergy Immune Bites is a grain-free, soft, chewable treats that contain a blend of digestive & immune-boosting ingredients that promote a healthy response to food, skin, & environmental allergies.
Zesty Paws Mobility bits are a supplement that is great for dogs with arthritis. Specifically formulated with a blend of OptiMSM, Glucosamine, & Chondroitin that may reduce pain in any age dog.
Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets FortiFlora Canine Probiotic Supplement contains a safe and effective strain of beneficial bacteria that promotes and restores normal intestinal microflora. FortiFlora is the #1 probiotic brand prescribed by veterinarians. The science behind our therapeutic products represents a collaboration between Purina nutritionists, researchers and veterinarians. Millward Brown Veterinary Tracker, 2016
If you can’t tell my favorite dog supplements come from Zesty Paws. My dog is a little on the older side, and she needs the best of the best. In my opinion Zesty Paws is the best. They offer a lot of different types of supplements, and has been a constant in all of my pets lives; a cat include.
So, my question for you is what is your favorite supplement and why?