Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Vitamin and mineral supplements

Vitamin and mineral supplements are the most important component in feeding the dog. If there is a balance of vitamins and mineral supplements, then the animals will have a healthy life and therefore, immunity is not compromised in unexpected ways. This means that there will be a dog diseases are more resistant to various diseases.

Pet owners should know that vitamins A, D, E, and vitamin K is fat soluble and other vitamins that are soluble in water. Vitamins such as thiamine, pyridoxine and cyanocobalamin important for nervous system function. Vitamin A deficiency causes night blindness and skin lesions and vitamin D deficiency causes softening and weakening of bone.

This problem is a lot of time faced by dog owners. Among these, vitamin A toxicity can occur if you feed them too much, like vitamin D. Therefore, given the current emphasis on using these vitamins in the dogs. Cod liver oil from selected fishes has more vitamin A in them and are universally good feed for dogs.

All dogs may not need to supplement minerals or vitamins to live well for the moment, but it is important for their future. If they become sick or old or very young without proper food, supplementations required for maintenance of health status in it. However, one must follow the instructions from the veterinarian in this case.

If the dogs were fed with fish in frozen conditions, they may suffer constantly from vitamin B1 deficiency and hence, such dogs should be given specifically B1. Supplementations of minerals may lead to reckless and therefore the disease, the vet should always consult a mineral or vitamin supplements.

Minerals such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, iron, copper etc. are given more emphasis than sodium and potassium. Zinc associated with skin health and potassium is associated with muscle health and calcium with phosphorus is related to bone health.

However, if you feed the dog with chicken, lamb or beef along with required vegetables, artificial mineral supplements or vitamin tablets may be greatly reduced but supplements need to think about when you are not able to maintain a balanced nutrition like this happens with most of the dogs, because the multifaceted causes.


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