When delving into the world of canine nutrition, the basics generally hold true: your dog, like you, has to strike a balance between fats, carbohydrates, and protein. Beyond that, it gets more complicated.
As your dog ages, you might notice them limping or struggling to walk up and down stairs. These are classic indicators that they’re starting to develop osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disorder where the cartilage between their bones starts to dissolve.
In general, your dog can take glucosamine for joint health, fish oil for skin and coat health, and prebiotics and probiotics for digestive support. If you’re looking to add some extra ‘oomph’ to your dog’s diet, you’re in good company–anywhere between 10 to 33 percent of dogs (and cats!) take some form of dietary supplements.
Every owner just wants the best for their sweet pooch. They’re part of the family, and we always just want them to have the best life they can. Lots of owners get their dogs checked yearly, making sure they’re up to date on all their shots, getting them groomed, even constant adjusting of their diets to make sure they get all the right nutrients. Read more...
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