Natural Supplements and Vitamins for your Pets

Providing proper diet with good natural supplements and vitamins is very much important to keep your pet in a pink of health. Our pets also need vitamins and all essential nutrients required for its living, just like us. But the nutritional requirements gradually vary from us, because the metabolism is different between humans and animals. Some nutrients can cause damage to the growth of the animals, but good for humans. So you should take care in deciding the diet of your pets by consulting a vet before adding an vitamins or nutrients to your pet’s daily diet.

You should also inform your vet for any changes you make in the pet’s nutritional diet. This is an essential fact when your pet is going through a medication process and under medication by a regular veterinarian for some sort of health problems, because some nutrients might bring adverse effects to the medication process and may cause huge damage to your pets. Hence, always make sure to consult a veterinarian and get their consultations on giving required nutrients to your pets in order to elevate its health and treat their ailments.

There are different types of Natural supplements required by your pets. They are:

Glucosamine and Chondroitan, both helps in treating ailments like arthritis and joint pains in your pets. These are commonly prescribed by many veterinarians and they help to rebuild cartilage and thicken joint fluid which help to cushion and protects the joints from healing.
Milk Thistle helps to treat your pets for liver problems like hepatitis and also protects liver cells from toxic materials.

Ginger is a common Chinese medicine for inflammatory problems and also for some stomach problems. It helps to prevent carsickness and some digestive problems in your pets including diarrhea.

Vitamin C is a powerful anti oxidant and helps to prevent aging process and cancer in your pets. It can also be used for other ailments like arthritis, urinary tract problems and hip dysphasia.
Echinacea can be used to improve the immune systems in your pets, thereby preventing common infections and diseases.

Slippery Elm’s bark can be used to prevent digestive problems like stomach upsets and constipation. It can also be used for coughing problems in your pets.

Omega 3 fatty acid helps in treatment of heart diseases, cancer, allergies, kidney diseases and arthritis. It is rich in oils from cold-water fishes.

Chlorine can be used to prevent cognitive disorders and seizures.

You can also concentrate on choosing the type of vitamins that suits your pet’s nutritional requirements. Vitamin A is good for your pet’s skin and coat. Vitamin E may heal arthritis and cancer. Vitamin D is essential for bones, nerves and muscles. Vitamin B helps in the pet’s growth. You should also make sure the dosage of these vitamins according to the needs of the pets. You should monitor your pet’s reaction to a particular type of vitamin or diet and make sure whether it suits its requirements.

In today’s polluted environment with lots of toxic chemicals in our foodstuffs. It is very much important to make sure that the food you are providing to your pet is good and meet all its nutritional requirements to prevent or fight itself from diseases and hence keeping it in good health.

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