Daily vitamins are an essential part of our overall health, and our four-legged, furry pals must receive the same treatment. Supplements can fulfill deficiencies in your pooch’s regular diet if the food you offer does not meet all of their dietary needs.

Proteins, amino acids, fatty acids, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals are essential elements found in high-quality nutritional supplements.


A healthy canine needs:

  • Love & care
  • Exercise
  • Food and water
  • Grooming and cleaning
  • Playtime


Coming onto the Benefits!

  • Boost Immune System 

Heart disease, inflammation, cancer, osteoarthritis, and diabetes can be prevented with a healthy immune system. Supplements help keep the immune system healthy and prepared to fight off attacks. Combining a balanced diet with regular exercise and supplements can improve your dog’s ability to fight illnesses throughout its lifetime.


Moreover, the online consultation veterinary experts can also determine whether your furry friend needs a supplement or not. 

  • Healthy Skin and Coat

Many dogs suffer from skin problems and hair loss, which may be very unpleasant. While several external stimuli might create underlying discomfort, a coat-specific supplement can help prevent the onset or spread of a problem. Supplements containing fish oil, biotin, and amino acids can help replenish essential systems that fight disorders like:


  • Bacterial infections 
  • Fungal infections
  • Fleas and ticks 
  • Excessive shedding 
  • Dry and itchy skin 

  • Aids in Cognitive Development

Supplements also help adult and senior dogs boost their cognitive function. They’re high in antioxidants which positively impact the intelligence and visual attention of your dog. Vitamin E and C, Coenzyme Q-10, and L-Carnitine make up most of these supplements. Such diets can help avoid cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) in aged dogs.


Furthermore, when combined with mental stimulation, such as walks, training, and playing with other dogs, dietary supplements can help your dog stay healthy and attentive in all phases of life.


Having said that, it is best not to pick off the shelf supplements basis knowledge picked from an article or web search. Each pet has unique medical situations, growth stages and it is best to take timely advice from your vet and then feed supplements.

  • Sustains Healthy Digestion

Probiotics are healthy bacteria that dwell in everyone’s digestive system. It keeps the digestive system healthy and checks for the growth of harmful germs in the body. 

Prebiotics boost the effectiveness of probiotics by selectively stimulating the growth of your dog’s existing good bacteria. The term synbiotic refers to a positive interaction between the two and a supplement that mixes them both.


Dogs that are provided with synbiotic supplements and dietary fibers are less likely to get diarrhea or stomach-related issues caused by harmful bacteria growth. They are effective in dealing with other health issues, such as poor breath, water absorption, and irritable bowel syndrome.


To Sum Up:

So, how do you figure out what’s best for your pooch? The first step is to discuss with experts at DCC Animal Hospital whether or not supplements are appropriate for your dog. Our experts may decide this by your pet’s age, level of exercise, medical issues, food, and several other things. If they suggest a supplement, always offer the recommended dosage to your pet. At DCC Animal Hospital, your pooch is in safe hands!


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