Dogs can benefit from taking health supplements in addition to their normal food. You as the owner need to make an evaluation of your dog’s needs. This evaluation must consider a number of factorsincluding age, level of conditioning, level of training, time of year and competition plans.
Vitamins are required for bone growth, good vision and for the body’s metabolism. Minerals are essential for strong bones and teeth. Supplements cannot make up for poor quality of foods, improper or inadequate training and conditioning. Yet, they are necessary for your dog to be healthy and strong.
Supplements are just that, supplements or additions to help get the most out of the food, to help minimize the stressful effects of the hard work of good training and to allow the dogs to reach their personal best potential in health and fitness. There are many of these supplements and some of them are discussed below.
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