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LaRen616 03-07-2014 10:05 AM

Do you add supplements to your dog's food?
 
Do you give your dog/s supplements?

What kind of supplements do you give?

Okin 03-07-2014 10:09 AM

I usually give pumpkin/cocunut oil in the morning. I also give her a glucosamine/Chondroitin/MSM suppliment for a mild hip problem. I add an egg about every other day.

Galathiel 03-07-2014 10:10 AM

I give Solid Gold Seameal and Vitamin C to my pup. My breeder's recommendations.

Shade 03-07-2014 10:20 AM

I add Tripett, raw egg, and coconut oil. I would do salmon oil but it's already added in the kibble.

I_LOVE_MY_MIKKO 03-07-2014 10:51 AM

For overall health:
Sardine/Anchovy oil and vitamin e
Coconut oil
Turmeric
Sometimes garlic

For joints:
Dasaquin
Microlactin
Zeel
Ester-C

GatorDog 03-07-2014 10:54 AM

My dogs get Tripett, sardines and coconut oil, alternating every few days.
They get K9 Vertex every day.

Momto2GSDs 03-07-2014 10:58 AM

I give:
Perna (Green Lipid Mussel) for joint and skin health

MSM for joint health

Digestive Enzymes mixed with ProBiotics (3 brands rotated)

Fresh Garlic

Krill Oil - rotated with Sh-emp Oil (combo of herring, coconut, hemp)

Hemp Oil when feeding beef (but not fed when using Sh-emp rotation)

Flax Oil when feeding poultry

Coconut Oil (but not fed when using Sh-emp rotation)

Eggs 4 x week

Sardines 4 x week

Detoxed several times per year using 2 different supplements

Moms:)

Lilie 03-07-2014 11:01 AM

My dogs get fish oil with their evening meal. Hondo gets fish oil and Glucosamine/Chondroitin. They are fed raw chicken legs as their morning meal.

To add just the right touch of sweetness, I stir their Kibble with my finger at night.

Liesje 03-07-2014 11:24 AM

Coconut oil, fish oil, or sardines when I have them.

Pumpkin if it's a puppy being wormed.

Otherwise, nothing....just water.

They do occasionally get raw and/or table scraps for a meal.

Lucy Dog 03-07-2014 11:42 AM

Outside of some canned green tripe (tripett), I don't give anything. They don't need it.

They're healthy, they don't smell, their coats glow, and neither have joint issues, so there's no need to supplement everything. They seem to be getting everything they need from their regular diet.


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