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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Gwenhwyfair
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This is what I posted in the stickied thread up top, 'Vitamins and Supplements".

Hope it helps.

I give 400 IUs of natural mixed tocopherals 2 x per week.


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I've been pondering that I may be over supplementing vitamin E. I've seen recommendations of 400 IU per day which is pretty high (as per the articles linked in the OP).

Since vitamin E is fat soluble I know one should be more careful.

I ran across this article written by veterinarians about vitamin E in racing sled dogs. I noted that the 400 IU was for active racing sled dogs, not average household dogs so I thought I'd share this for informational purposes.

Supplementing Vitamin E to Alaskan Sled Dogs – Iditarod
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