Modern Medicine, Old-Fashioned Care

Nov 30, 2015 | General Health, Nutrition

Omega Supplements for Dogs

Considering Omega supplements for dogs is perhaps the most important decision you can make to improve your dog’s health. There is only one brand of commercial dog food—which is a prescription food–that has adequate levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and the appropriate ratio of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. Low levels of Omega 3 fatty acids are responsible for creating a state of chronic inflammation in your pets which leads to numerous preventable diseases.

  • Is your dog’s skin constantly itchy and irritated? Do you see the veterinarian often for your dog’s frequent skin infections?
  • Has your dog lost her playful spirit or have problems walking and using stairs?
  • Are you worried about health concerns, like heart disease or cancer, affecting your pet’s longevity?

If you answered “Yes” to one or more of these questions, then you should talk with your veterinarian about a natural solution for improving your pet’s overall health.

Benefits of Fatty Acids for Dogs

Fatty acids are important for the healthy formation of cells and optimal functioning of body systems. We know these essential fatty acids offer true benefits to the overall health of humans; Omega 3 fatty acids offer the same benefits to our pets.

  • Improves Mobility
    • Renews your pet’s playful spirit by reducing inflammation and pain due to joint disease, like arthritis
  • Increases Heart Health
    • Helps reduce heart disease caused by high blood pressure, arrhythmias in dogs and problems associated with blood clots for improved cardiovascular health
  • Helps in Prevention of Chronic Diseases
    • Supports proper cell formation and functioning of body systems
    • Supports kidney health, brain function, eye health, prevention of cancer

Omega Supplements for Dogs

Since Omega 3 fatty acids are not naturally produced by the body, these essential fatty acids should be added to your pet’s diet in the form of supplements. Yes, there are non-prescription dog foods with added Omega fatty acids, but the levels of fatty acids added to foods are not adequate and they also diminish over time due to processing and storage conditions causing degradation.

Ask your veterinarian about a simple blood test to show the levels of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in your dog’s system.

Doylestown Veterinary Hospital offers safe, natural and effective supplements. Most human and veterinary Omega supplements do not contain adequate levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and many even contain dangerous degraded fatty acids and toxic chemicals that are individually batch tested for safety, purity and efficacy.

You’ll receive a starter bottle of the Omega supplement for your dog while waiting for the blood test results.

  • If the results show good levels of Omega 3, then you are eligible for a refund on the starter bottle of supplement, or you can choose to continue with the Omega supplement for a lifetime of benefits.
  • If the results show low levels of Omega 3, then we’ll recommend you continue with the program and you can set up an auto-ship account directly.

Omega 3 fatty acids offer health benefits for dogs and cats. Adding Omega supplements to your pet’s diet is the best way to reach adequate levels for maximum benefit. Call Doylestown Veterinary Hospital today at 215-345-6000 for an appointment with one of our veterinarians to start a risk-free Omega supplement program.