Core Supplements for Dogs

Many of the most prevalent health conditions have been directly linked to improper nutrition and poor lifestyle habits. Even small nutritional deficiencies can compromise immunity, vitality, and damage health. Nourishing the roots of your health by taking care of your core nutritional needs creates a strong foundation for your body and establishes a bank of resources to build and repair your body, and to fuel your daily activities. Also, given today’s nutrient-depleted foods, most of us need daily supplements to fill in the gaps in our diets, so supplementing our dog’s diet in the same way seems to make perfect sense. According to Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PHD (Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats, 2005) it is important to supplement a dog’s diet with certain nutrients because “unfortunately, these nutrients are often inadequately represented even in fresh foods today because of loss during storage and cooking, soil depletion, and forced growing methods.”

So how do you choose what supplements to give your pet? Continue reading “Core Supplements for Dogs”

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