More dog owners than ever are paying special attention to what they’re feeding their dogs and we couldn’t be happier about it. Gone are the times of cheap, corn-based kibbles as almost all owners are spending time researching and purchasing the best diets. Whether you’re feeding premium kibble or a homemade raw diet, there are still plenty of supplements you can add to your dog’s food to boost their health. Over-supplementation is something you should avoid, but if you’re looking for a little help getting your dog’s coat in shape or boosting their immune system, check out these great supplements! Remember, always talk to your veterinarian about changing anything in your dog’s diet.
#1 – Fish Oil
Fish oil is an excellent source of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids. These essential fatty acids improve your dog’s skin and coat health, improve your dog’s overall immune system and reduce inflammation and pain. Be careful about feeding too much fish oil, however, because it can greatly reduce the amount of vitamin E in your dog’s system. Project Paws ™ Soft Chews are an excellent choice for supplementing fish oil in your dog’s diet, and your dog thinks they’re getting a treat!
#2 – Vitamin E
Vitamin E plays an important part in cardiac and immune health in both humans and dogs. It also improves eye, skin and muscle health. All of these are essential for keeping your dog healthy and happy and vitamin E shows no shortage of benefits. Although an overdose of fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin E is possible, it’s very rare and the benefits certainly outweigh the risks.
#3 – Rosemary
Rosemary is high in iron, vitamin B6, calcium and has been shown to be a strong antioxidant. Adding rosemary or a rosemary supplement to your dog’s is an excellent way to add in some natural herbs that will benefit your dog’s health and spice up their meals.
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